Frances Rhoad received her medical degree from Cambridge University in England and completed her pediatric residency at Philadelphia General Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She completed a fellowship in Child Development at Kauikeolani Children's Hospital in Honolulu, HI. While in Hawaii, Dr. Rhoads was the medical director of a multi-disciplinary child development and school problem clinic. She then worked in Washington DC, in inner-city clinics providing general care for low income and recently immigrated children. She also organized a developmental evaluation clinic within the general pediatric ambulatory care center at the Children's National Medical Center. Prior to joining Developmental Pediatric Associates, Dr. Rhoads worked at Saint Peter's University Hospital and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in a variety of capacities; a mixture of general, academic and neurodevelopmental pediatrics.