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. 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.

Dr. Hart

Poomathi Sadhishkumar, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Experience: Dr. Sadhishkumar has more than 20 years of pediatrics experience and has been in Lansing area since 2004.

Education: Dr. Sadhishkumar earned her medical degree through the prestigious Stanley Medical College, University of Madras, one of a top-ranking University in India, completed her residency at MSU Sparrow Pediatric Residency Program, Lansing, Michigan.

Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics, NRP, PALS

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

Professional Affiliations: Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), Michigan Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics (MIAAP).

Dr. Sadhishkumar is fluent in 4 languages and has not yet stopped learning more.

Dr. Sadhishkumar lives in Okemos with her husband and their twin sons. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, bike riding, choreographing for various cultural programs.

Dr. Sadhishkumar is a strong believer of healthy eating, its mind body connections and dedicates a portion of her free time in creating new nutritious recipes especially for those with food allergies. Her special interest is promoting lifestyle modifications for healthy physical and emotional wellbeing, providing tips and simple recipes for children with picky eating, food allergies including Celiac Disease.

Dr. Sadhishkumar strongly believes in establishing trust and rapport with her families to better serve their needs and enjoys providing the best possible care for pediatric patients of all ages.

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.