Dr. Anthony Battista has lived in Stewart Manor for twenty-four years with his wife, Maryanne. Together they have raised two children, Michael and Cristina. Dr. Battista went to Chaminade High School, earned a B.S. in Biology at St. John’s University, and received his medical degree from SUNY Brooklyn Health Science Centers. He did his training in Pediatrics at the Schneider Children's Hospital in New Hyde Park. He had been practicing Pediatrics in Mineola for 24 years, and recently moved to Garden City. He is has served as President of the Nassau Pediatric Society and is Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Pediatrics New York Chapter 2.