Dr. Kenneth Chan has been practicing pediatrics since 2000 and joined Andover Pediatrics in 2003. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree at Cornell University and attended medical school at Texas Tech University. Dr. Chan received his pediatric training at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. He also worked there an extra year as chief resident.
Dr. Chan also serves as the school physician for the Andover and North Andover Public Schools. He takes particular special professional interest in food allergy, asthma and infectious diseases. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Massachusetts Medical Society.
Dr. Chan resides in Andover with this wife, Sherry, a dental physician, and their three children. He enjoys playing and coaching youth soccer, likes different types of music and plays guitar and mandolin.
Dr. Jennifer Hensley grew up in Nebraska before moving to the East Coast to attend Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She graduated with a degree in Neuroscience and went on to earn her MD from Boston University. She spent time at Andover Pediatrics while she completed her pediatric training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Massachusetts Medical Society. Dr. Hensley enjoys all areas of pediatrics, but has special interests in the care of infants and adolescents. She also enjoys working with children who have complex medical issues and is interested in healthcare technology.
Dr. Hensley lives in Winchester with her husband Jake, her daughters Charlotte and Lucy, and their dog Harry. She enjoys baking, home improvement projects, the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and spending time in Boston’s museums and restaurants.
Dr. Nancy Hurley graduated from the University of Cincinnati receiving her MS in Biological Sciences doing environmental research. She attended Ohio State University College of Medicine, earning her M.D. While there, she was involved in research studies in an adolescent clinic. Since completing her residency at The Floating Hospital in Boston in 1993, Dr. Hurley has been practicing pediatrics in the Boston suburbs. She joined Andover Pediatrics in December, 2003. While enjoying all aspects of general pediatrics, Dr. Hurley maintains a special interest in adolescent medicine. She also is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy and the Mass Medical Society.
She lives in Bedford with her family. Dr Hurley is a veteran of several marathon races, including Boston, and volunteers in her community.
Dr. Robert Nelken graduated from Rutgers University in 1970 with a B.A. in Biological Sciences and received an MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1974. Dr. Nelken did his pediatric residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY and was certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in 1979, 1988, and 2009.
He was Chief of Pediatrics at the USPHS Indian Health Hospital in Tuba City, Arizona from 1977 until 1980 when he moved to Andover. He has been in private practice since 1980 at Andover Pediatrics and a consulting pediatrician at St. Ann’s Home since 1987.
Dr. Nelken belongs to a number of organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, Massachusetts Medical Society and The Helfer Society. He is actively involved with several committees relating to child abuse including the Mass Chapter AAP Committee on Child Abuse, the Essex County Child Death Review Team and the Essex County Child Advocacy Committee. Special interests include sports medicine, dermatology, and growth disorders, in addition to normal growth and development from infancy through adolescence. Dr Nelken has made several medical trips to Jamaica, Vietnam, Honduras, Venezuela and Bolivia over the years.
He lives in Andover with his wife, Velma and has two grown children and two grandchildren. His leisure pursuits include the Over-the-Hill soccer league, hiking in Utah, running and piano.
Dr. Elizabeth Pritchard graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in June, 1994. She completed her pediatric residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1997 and served an additional year as chief resident. Subsequently, she worked at Somerville Pediatrics for five years until joining Andover Pediatrics in September, 2003.
Dr. Pritchard is certified by The American Board of Pediatrics and belongs to The Mass Medical Society and The American Academy of Pediatrics. While enjoying all aspects of pediatric medicine, she especially enjoys care of the young infant, toddler and preschooler.
She lives in Andover with her two school age daughters. In her spare time she enjoys walking, biking, baking, reading, and belongs to a local church.