Important Announcement

Skylands Pediatrics is pleased to announce the addition of our new nurse practitioner Katherine Tarpey, APN. Kate has extensive experience in pediatric primary care, pediatric emergency room, infectious disease, and critical care. She graduated from Fordham University with a BA in Psychology and received her BS in Nursing from Columbia University. She then obtained her Advance Practitioner training and Master of Science in Maternal Child Health at the State University of NY, Stony Brook. Kate lives with her husband and three children in Oakland, NJ Katherine Tarpey,APN is currently accepting new patients in our Sparta office. Please join us in welcoming her to our practice

Dr. Carol Calabrese

Dr. Carol Calabrese

Dr. Carol Calabrese has been in practice in Sussex County since 1988. Her undergraduate degree was awarded by Georgetown University College of Arts and Science. She received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Her residency was at The New York Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell Campus. Dr. Calabrese is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is former Chief of Pediatrics at Newton Memorial Hospital.


Dr. Inna Meskin

Dr. Inna Meskin

Dr. Inna Meskin joined Skylands Pediatrics in January, 1998. She is a graduate of the Moscow Medical School, Russia. Her internship was completed at the Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, and her residency was completed at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Meskin speaks fluent Russian.



Dr. Alexis Capozzoli

Dr. Alexis Capozzoli

Dr. Alexis Capozzoli completed her pediatric residency at Morristown Medical Center. She received her undergraduate degree from American University, in Washington, D.C., which included the study of Medical Ethics in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr. Capozzoli's medical degree was obtained from St. Georges Medical School in Grenada. Dr. Capozzoli holds a certification in Global Heath and had traveled to Haiti in 2013 as part of a medical mission, providing care for adults and children. She was awarded the 2013 BBN Foundation Award for Compassionate Communication in Healthcare. Areas of professional interest include medical care of children with developmental delays and disabilities. Dr. Capozzoli will be on staff at both Newton and Morristown Medical Centers.



Renee Thomas, APN

Dr. Carol Calabrese

Renee Thomas, Advanced Practice Nurse, is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree as well as her Master's Degree in Nursing from Seton Hall University. For 28 years, Renee Thomas, APN, has dedicated her service to providing patients with comprehensive holistic care by focusing on health maintenance, education, illness prevention, and minor and chronic illness management. She was a teacher at Felician College and Seton Hall University for their undergraduate nursing and graduate nursing programs. Currently, she acts as a preceptor to Rutgers and Seton Hall Nursing students. A mother of 3, Christopher, Patrick, and Alexis, she has been married to her husband Russ for 28 years and resides in Newton.

Renee Thomas, APN, will be accepting new patients in the Sparta office as of July 5th, 2016.



Katherine Tarpey, APN

Dr. Katherine Tarpey

Kate has extensive experience in pediatric primary care, pediatric emergency room, infectious disease, and critical care. She graduated from Fordham University with a BA in Psychology and received her BS in Nursing from Columbia University. She then obtained her Advance Practitioner training and Master of Science in Maternal Child Health at the State University of NY, Stony Brook.

Kate lives with her husband and three children in Oakland, NJ Katherine Tarpey,APN is currently accepting new patients in our Sparta office.