Pediatric Providers

Our providers have unique and diversified backgrounds and work as a team to provide your child with the best care available. We welcome the opportunity to work with children that have special needs such as ADHD, anxiety, and many others. 

Michael J. Lemon, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Michael J. Lemon, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Rekha Kostecke, M.D.,  F.A.A.P.

Rekha Kostecke, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Jessica Bostater, C.P.N.P.

Jessica Bostater, C.P.N.P.

Jessica Bostater has an extensive background in pediatrics. She has worked in a pediatric emergency center for several years. Jessica also has experience as a pediatric clinical instructor.

Bethany Brikmanis, APRN-CPNP

Bethany Brikmanis, APRN-CPNP

Bethany joined the Wood County Medical Associates team in May, 2020 as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Bethany attended the Ohio State University where she became a certified nurse practitioner. Bethany has a clinical interest in childhood obesity and newborns. She works hard to build relationships with specialists and other disciplines to provide holistic and family centered care.

Cheryl Jacobs, C.P.N.P., P.C.M.H.S.

Cheryl Jacobs, C.P.N.P., P.C.M.H.S.

Cheryl Jacobs started her medical career in  June 1983 at St Vincent’s Medical Center as a Nurse in Pediatrics/Pediatric ICU. In May 2008 she graduated from The University of Toledo with her  MSN and became a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.  She then worked as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Mercy Children’s Hospital. She joined Wood County Medical Associates in November 2013. In May of 2015, she became a Pediatric Mental Health Specialist.  She enjoys seeing patients in primary care with a special interest in mental health, ADHD and autism.

Maria Streng, APRN CPNP-PC

Maria Streng, APRN CPNP-PC

Maria received her Masters of Science in Nursing from The Ohio State University and has had experience at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Maria's clinical interests include mental health and developmental pediatrics.