AGH Welcomes Pediatrician To New West Ocean City Practice


Berlin, Md. Atlantic General Hospital and Health System is pleased to announce that pediatrician Laura M. Stokes, D.O., has joined the medical staff to provide care at Atlantic General Pediatrics in west Ocean City and will begin seeing patients on June 4th.

Stokes will occupy Suite 2 at Atlantic General Medical Center, along with pediatrician Anita Pascucci, M.D., who will be relocating from the Atlantic Health Center to join her. The new practice is located next door to Atlantic Primary Care and Pediatrics, the office of internal medicine/pediatrics physician, Munna Garg, M.D. and family physician Danielle Orr, M.D.

The proximity of the two practices will allow the pediatricians to work closely to ensure their patients receive prompt appointments for sudden sick visit needs.

“We’re very excited that Dr. Stokes will be joining us,” said James Brannon, vice president of professional services at Atlantic General Hospital. “With her recruitment and the construction of Atlantic General Medical Center, we are able to bring a team of pediatricians to west Ocean City to care for the area’s growing population of young children.”

Stokes comes to Atlantic General from University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air Md. She has been a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics since 2004 and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She obtained her medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Stokes was Pediatric Chief Resident at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., and Pediatric Hospitalist at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, Md. She is passionate about the health and wellbeing of children and has participated in several medical mission trips to Honduras and China.

Appointments with Drs. Stokes and Pascucci can be made now by calling 410-390-3341.

About Atlantic General Hospital

Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md. combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit

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