Meet Our Doctors

Experience and expertise are hallmarks of Capital Area Pediatrics.

Dr. Arti

Arti U Shah. M.D., F.A.A.P.

Experience: Practicing general pediatrics in the greater Lansing area since 1992. Clinical Assistant Professor at Michigan State University

Education: Undergraduate: Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery from BJ Medical College, Gujarat, India (1980-1985). Rotating Internship at BJ Medical College Gujarat, India (1986-1987)

Residency: Pediatric Residency in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn New York (1989-1991)

Privileges: Sparrow Health System and McLaren (Formerly Ingham Regional Medical Center)

Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics

Professional Affiliations: Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), Michigan State Medical Society, Michigan Association of Physicians from India (MAPI)

Dr. Shah lives in Okemos with her husband, Upendra. She has a daughter, Shivani, and a son, Rishi. She enjoys travelling and watching tennis in her free time.

Dr. Morin

Melissa M. Morin. D.O., F.A.A.P

Experience: Employed 2 years at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD as pediatric hospitalist/Pediatric ED physician

Education: Undergraduate: University of New England - College of Osteopathic Medicine. 2001, member Psi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Medical School: Rotating Internship at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, NY. 2002

Residency: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA. 2005

Privileges: Sparrow Health System and McLaren (Formerly Ingham Regional Medical Center)

Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics

Professional Affiliations: Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)

Dr. Mora

Mary F. Mora. M.D., F.A.A.P

Experience: 25 year of experience practicing general pediatrics-23 years in the greater Lansing area.

Education: Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
B.S. Biology, Graduated 1977

Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, M.D. 1980

Residency: Michigan State University Pediatric Residency, 1980-1983

Privileges: Sparrow Health System and McLaren (Formerly Ingham Regional Medical Center)

Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics 1985

Professional Affiliations: Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), Michigan State Medical Society

Dr. Mora lives in Delta Township with her husband Peter. She has 3 sons Stuart, Jim and Charlie. She attends St. Gerard Catholic Church.

Dr. Hart

Courtney J. Hart, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Experience: Dr. Hart has been practicing Pediatrics in the Lansing area since 2002.

Education: Undergraduate degree in Biology at Michigan State University, Medical Degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and completed her residency in Greenville, South Carolina at Greenville Hospital System.

Privileges: Sparrow Health System and McLaren (Formerly Ingham Regional Medical Center)

Certification: Board Certified since 1999 by American Board of Pediatrics.

Professional Affiliations: Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)

Dr. Hart lives in East Lansing with her husband Todd, and four sons. In her free time she enjoys watching MSU Men's basketball, spending time with family, kayaking with her father, and baking. She is interested in allergy free cooking and would like to return to running in the future.

Kay Wheeler-Fulton

Kay Wheeler-Fulton RN, MSN NP-C

Experience: 15 yrs of nursing experience in the Lansing area, including adult, pediatric and neonatal ICU as well as Emergency Room nursing and Critical Care Transport

Education: Lansing Community College - Nursing Program (1998), BSN - Michigan State University (2002), MSN Family Practitioner Program - Michigan State University (2009)

Certification: Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Professional Affiliation: Community Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Kay lives in DeWitt with her husband, Aaron and her three boys. She enjoys all things sports and loves to watch her sons play soccer, football, baseball, and basketball. She is an avid Spartan fan.

Kay has a special interest in the management of pediatric allergies and asthma and also counseling overweight teens.

Amanda C. Torgeson, D.O.

Education: Undergraduate: Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, B.S. Biology, 2008

Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, DO, 2013

Residency: Michigan State University Pediatric Residency, 2013-2016

Privileges: Sparrow Health System and McLaren (Formerly Ingham Regional Medical Center)

Certification: Board Eligible for Pediatrics

Dr. Torgeson lives in Jackson with her husband Matt and their two dogs. She enjoys cooking, hiking, and traveling in her free time.