Our practice is designed to make visits here as easy and as sanitary as possible. By offering separate exam and waiting rooms for patients that are well vs those that have the “sniffles”, we keep germs from being spread unnecessarily. For new moms, we offer a separate nursing room that is private and peaceful.
The providers at Bright Future Pediatrics want to provide the highest standard of care for your family. They see each child as an individual, never as “just another toddler.” Your child will feel genuinely cared for at our office.
Elsayed Abdelsalam, MD, FAAP
a.k.a. "Dr. Sayed"
Dr. “Sayed” Abdelsalam was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt and graduated from the University of Alexandria Medical School. He was at the top of his class during his residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, winning 2 “Best Resident” Awards in addition to the prestigious Sydney J Sussman, MD Award for Academic Excellence in Pediatrics.
During his residency, Dr. Sayed completed research on a kidney condition, neonatal hydronephrosis, which was published in the Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology. He continued with Cooper University Hospital after his residency as a hospitalist, teaching new residents about pediatric medicine.
Dr. Sayed is a board-certified pediatrician and has been practicing medicine in the Dover area since 2010. As an active member of the Medical Society, he participated in the Healthy Talks program for Kent County middle school students in both 2011 and 2012. An activist in children’s health, Dr. Sayed recently served as a panelist for the “Weight of the Nation” discussion on childhood obesity in Delaware and represented Kent County in A.I. Dupont’s research to improve children’s health in the county.
Dr. Abdelsalam is affiliated with Bayhealth Kent General Hospital in Dover, DE and Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.
Lindie Garrett, APN, CPNP
Lindie is a board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a native of Atlanta, Georgia. At sixteen, Lindie and her family moved to Delaware where she graduated from Caesar Rodney High School.
As part of Wesley College’s bridge program, Lindie obtained her Associate’s and Master’s Degree in Nursing. She completed her post-master studies at Drexel University where she earned her PNP designation.
Prior to joining Bright Future, Lindie was employed for 13 years at Bayhealth’s Kent General Hospital, 6 years in the Medical/Surgical Units, and 7 years in the Maternal/Neonatal Units.
Lindie is a member of the Tau Beta Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nursing. She has also dedicated a number of years as a nursing adjunct at Wesley College and a mentor for their nursing students.
Lindie’s clinical interests are newborn care, well-child care, and nutrition. Outside of the office, Lindie enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, running, and reading.
Asmita Parajuli, MD
She was a member of the non-profit organization “OATH” (Our Attempt Towards Health) that works to provide health services to the poor and underserved. During the massive earthquake in Nepal in April of 2015, Dr Parajuli volunteered through various organizations, providing medical care to the survivors.
Later in 2015, Dr. Parajuli moved to Brooklyn, New York to complete her Pediatric Residency at State University of New York (SUNY). While there, she participated in Primary Care Quality Improvement project at Kings County Hospital to improve services and patient satisfaction in the clinic. The results were presented at the 2017 AAP conference and won the Brooklyn Pediatric Society’s Best Quality Improvement Project that same year.
Dr. Parajuli lives in Middletown, DE with her husband, who is a software engineer. Together,
they love watching movies, hiking and traveling.
Dr. Tewari is a board-certified pediatrician who joined the Bright Future team in July of 2019. She was born in West Bengal, India and attended medical school at the Medical College, Kolkata, the oldest medical school in all of Asia.
Dr. Tewari came to the U.S. and completed her pediatric residency in Brooklyn, NY at the State University of New York (SUNY), where she worked beside Dr Parajuli. She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Her research interest was in pediatric brain tumors.
Dr. Tewari moved to Delaware so that her family could stay together. She is married to, Dr. Kaustuv De, who is also a pediatrician and together they have a little boy. Outside of work, Dr Tewari loves to read and travel to experience new cultures.
Dr. Tewari is passionate about taking care of children and believes that there is no bigger privilege than helping kids and their families to lead a healthy, more fulfilling life.
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Mon | 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tues | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wed | 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thur | 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fri | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunday | Closed