Dr. Cecile Windels
started the Healthy Child in March 2007. She has been a pediatrician in Fairfield County for over twenty years. After graduating from Cornell University, she entered the Peace Corps. As a volunteer, she taught in Ghana for two years. During that time, she decided to pursue a career in medicine. Subsequently, she completed premedical course requirements at Columbia University School of General Studies. Dr. Windels also worked in cataract research at The Eye Institute at Columbia. She received the Doctor of Medicine degree from New York Medical College. Dr Windels completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Yale Children’s Hospital where she was the Chief Resident in Outpatient Pediatrics. She began her career in private practice with a large pediatric group in Stamford. She was responsible for creating a satellite office for this practice in Darien. Seeking to provide more personal and the highest quality care for pediatric patients, she decided to open The Healthy Child. Dr. Windels is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is recertified every seven years. She also holds certification in Neonatal Advanced Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Dr. Windels is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, The Fairfield County Medical Association and an attending physician at Stamford Hospital. Her special practice interests include pediatric asthma and allergies, as well as the psychological and educational issues of children.
Dr. Elizabeth Bailey
joined the Healthy Child in October 2009. Previously, she provided pediatric care at Chapel Pediatrics and was the director of the Pediatric Primary Care Center at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven. While Dr. Bailey enjoyed teaching Yale University medical students and residents, she decided to join The Healthy Child so that she could provide direct care to patients and their families.
Dr. Bailey grew up in Riverdale in the Bronx. She is a lifelong Yankee fan. She was awarded a BS degree in Biology, with a minor in English Literature, from Georgetown University . She continued her schooling at Georgetown University School of Medicine and then completed her pediatric residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell, on the Upper East Side in New York City.
In 2009 and 2010, she traveled on medical missions to Vietnam with Changing Children’s Lives an organization which provides free surgical and medical care to children with cleft lips and cleft palates in developing countries.
Dr. Bailey remains involved in interviewing and mentoring activities with both Georgetown and her high school, The Ursuline School in New Rochelle, NY.
Dr. Bailey is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is also a member of the medical staff at Stamford Hospital, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the Fairfield County Medical Association.