Pediatrician Staff

At Sanchez Pediatrics, our team consists of experienced, compassionate pediatricians and friendly, nurturing staff members who take pride in giving our young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve.

We understand that you have a choice of pediatricians in the Perryville area, and we appreciate your consideration. We can assure you that you'll feel confident in our ability to meet all of your expectations.

All of our pediatricians are highly educated professionals who have undergone rigorous academic and clinical training in pediatrics. We maintain a high level of expertise through continuing education in order to provide the most up-to-date care for the young patients we are privileged to serve.

Sanchez Pediatrics believes in a team approach to your child's health and well-being, so all of our doctors collaborate with parents to provide the highest level of care. We appreciate the opportunity to care for your child and pride ourselves on making pediatric care a pleasant experience for all of our patients.


Dr. Corazon Panes Sanchez

Dr. Sanchez finished her residency training in pediatrics from Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York. She then joined 2 pediatric group practices, one in New Jersey and the other one in Cecil County before she started her own private practice.

Dr. Sanchez originally came from Philippines and graduated from Cebu Institute of Medicine. She finished her first residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Philippines before she migrated to America and joined her family. She met her husband, Danny, during her pediatric residency training in Brooklyn. She has two children Victoria and Daniel.

Dr. Sanchez started her private practice in 2002 and presently serves two counties from Cecil to Baltimore. Her family helps her manage her private practice. Her husband is the office administrator.

Dr. Sanchez finished her MBA (Master in Business Administration in Medical Services) studies from John Hopkins University in spring 2010. She also serves as a member in Quality Management in one of the Medical Assistance Insurance.

Dr. Sanchez is passionate in caring for children and she loves to serve the communities where her two offices are located.


  • Graduate - June 1981 - April 1985 Cebu of Medicine - Cebu City, Philippines - Doctor of Medicine
  • Spring 2007- 2008 Finished graduate certificate - Medical Services Management at John Hopkins University.
  • Spring 2008 - 2010 - Master of Business Administration - Medical Services Management at John Hopkins University Carey Business School.

Professional Affiliations

Brittany McCartan, BSW, MSW, LCSW-C

New License Clinical Social Worker - Certified

Brittany is a clinical social worker licensed in the state of Maryland and a credentialed therapist. In 2012, she graduated with an undergraduate degree in social work from Salisbury University and was accepted into the advanced standing program immediately after graduation. She earned her graduate degree in social work from Salisbury University in 2013. Brittany spent several years working in a treatment foster care setting with medically fragile children and later provided therapies to at-risk youth in Baltimore. Additionally, Brittany worked in the field of addictions and has experience providing group therapies and substance abuse interventions. Brittany has always enjoyed working with children and helping families implement behavior modifications at home and in school. When she is not working, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family, traveling with her husband, and being a new mom to her beautiful baby, Remy.

Sykia Edwards, LMSW, CAC-AD-S

Sykia Edwards is a Licensed Master Social Worker who brings a strategic yet personable approach to the child therapy. Drawing from 12 years of addiction counseling experience, Sykia has built a reputation for her refreshingly friendly care and ability to effectively build rapport with her clients. A Northeast Baltimore Area native, Sykia has extensive knowledge of the different treatment modalities and theories. She serves the entire state of Maryland and specializes addictions and child therapy services.

Sykia graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Coppin State University of Baltimore, Maryland in 2010. Sykia then returned to the University of Maryland School of Social Work to complete her Master’s in Social Work in 2021. Sykia has a burning desire to do more for the city of Baltimore and surrounding counties.

Sykia exemplifies competence, skills, creativity, and leadership in the behavioral health community. Sykia is excited to join the family of Sanchez Pediatrics and Counseling. Sykia sees patients in person from the Essex Location. Let her help you with all your behavioral health needs today!

Kiethlyn Gabat NP-C

Kiethlyn is a Master's-level prepared, AANP-Certified, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, who is passionate about providing care to her patients. She has worked as a Registered Nurse for seven years and has acquired skills that involve providing a holistic care to the patients she serves. She has a bubbly personality and loves to be around kids! She also has hands-on experience with kids since she has a toddler of her own. She is happily married to Ocean. She has two kids  Ethan and Aidan. She enjoys being a part of Sanchez Pediatrics family!

Shenicka O'Brien, NP-C

Shenicka is a Doctorate-Level prepared, AANP-Certified, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Pediatrics. Shenicka earned her Advanced Nursing degree at Spring Arbor University. She has over 6 years of pediatric experience. Shenicka's strong passion and love for pediatrics has prompted her to join the Sanchez Pediatrics Family! She is caring, attentive and always happy. Her patients truly love her! When she is not at work, she is busy with her very active 2-yr old son. She enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her friends and family.