Meet our friendly, experienced pediatricians and staff at Southside Pediatric Center! Our entire team is dedicated to helping you and your child feel at home from the moment your walk through the door. We're proud to be members of the Petersburg community and serve the needs of their children.

We pride ourselves in being an exceptional clinic where children come first. Our child-focused practice works hard to meet the needs of children from infancy through adolescence. Compassionate, knowledgeable and supportive staff is the cornerstone of Name of Southside Pediatric Center's quality care. All of our pediatricians and medical staff are highly trained professionals, and maintain the highest level of accreditation in pediatrics to address the special needs of infants, children, and teens.

We strive to treat each and every patient as we would want our own children to be treated. Our doctors and staff look forward to building a relationship with you and your family.


Dr. Mary Catherine Arrieta

Certification:  American Board of Pediatrics (Board Certified Pediatrician)
Licensure:  Virginia
Memberships:
 Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
        American Academy of Pediatrics
        Richmond Pediatric Society
        Medical Society of Virginia

Experience:
    Pediatric Physician, Southside Pediatric Center - Petersburg, VA
    Pediatric Staff Physician, Kenner Army Hospital- Fort Lee, VA
    Pediatric Staff Physician, Southside Training Center- Petersburg, VA
    Private Practice, Norton Community Hospital- Norton, VA
    Assistant Director of Neonatology, Bellevue Maternity Hospital- New York
    Pediatric House Physician, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn New York- Jamaica, New York

Fellow in Neonatology, New York University Bellevue Medical Center- New York, New York
Pediatric Residency Kings County Hospital, Catholic Medical Center- Brooklyn, New York    
       


Rotesha Colbert,
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Rotesha Colbert is a licensed nurse practitioner who specializes in Pediatrics. She enjoys caring for children of all ages and has a special interest in Asthma and Allergies.

Rotesha was born in Dinwiddie VA and obtained her undergraduate degree from Liberty University. She earned a Masters of Science in Nursing degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014. Her nursing experience includes pediatric acute care, pediatric urgent care, pediatric home health and pediatric primary care.

After work, she enjoys spending time with her family and children.