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Meet Our Team


Carolyn Feltus-Atkinson, MD

Dr. Feltus came to Melbourne in 1989 after finishing her training in Pediatrics. She attended Rollins College for her undergraduate degree in Biology and the University of South Florida for Medical School as well as for her Pediatric internship and residency. Dr. Feltus was inducted into AOA, the Medical School Honor Society, and served as Chief Resident while at USF.

Dr. Feltus practiced in Melbourne and Melbourne Beach until 2006 when she had to take a medical leave. Dr. Feltus has been practicing  with Teena Sanders, APRN since 2013, together providing

pediatric primary care five days per week at Surfside Pediatrics.

Dr. Feltus lives in Melbourne Beach with her husband Dr. Andrew Atkinson. She has three grown children, Alyse, Michelle and Brian. She enjoys reading, writing, cooking, grandparenting and gardening.

"As a Pediatrician I am tasked with not only treating patients when they are ill, but counseling the whole family on strategies to keep them healthy and safe."


Teena Sanders, APRN
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Teena Sanders has been a certified   pediatric nurse practitioner for over 30 years and has worked in every area of pediatrics, including neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, children's hospitals, community and school based clinics, as well as served in the United States Air Force. Teena received her Bachelor's of Nursing degree from Cedarville University in Ohio and Master's degree from the University of Cincinnati.

Teena is married, has three children, and a grandchild coming soon. She has a passion for education and has taught pediatric nursing and nurse practitioner students at Cedarville University, University of Central Florida and University of Colorado, as well as home schooling her three children.

Teena loves to encourage, educate, and provide thorough care to her patients and their families, assisting them to be healthy and strong. Teena enjoys running, cooking, gardening and entertaining.


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