Smart Care Pediatrics


Meet Our Team


Certified Physician Assistant

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Gynecologist/ Women’s Health

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner


Danielle Daniel, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant in Talladega, AL

Danielle Daniel, PA-C is a certified physician assistant from Chelsea, AL. Her goal as a provider is to encourage a healthy and safe lifestyle, provide quality and complete care, and promote a safe environment for parents and children to express their concerns. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology with a chemistry minor at the University of Montevallo then received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Samford University. Danielle has a background in being a certified pharmacy technician for five years and an emergency medical technician for two years.

With her combined clinical knowledge and experience, Danielle is a trusted individual that strives to provide integrated care involving the comprehensive view of the patient, coordinate and follow- up with referrals as needed, and oversee the continuity of care based on each patient’s situation. During her off time, Danielle enjoys going to church, spending time with her husband and dogs, relaxing with reading, and playing board games with friends and family.

Abbie Sharpe, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Talladega, AL

Abbie Sharpe is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She attended The University of Alabama and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Abbie has 7 years of nursing experience and has always enjoyed working and caring for the pediatric population. Abbie focuses on providing well rounded care and establishing health priorities that children can use throughout their lives. When she is not working, Abbie enjoys spending her time with her husband and son. They enjoy attending Alabama football games in the fall, going on walks, taking her son to the zoo, and spending time with family and friends.

Melinda Sutton-Griffin, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Mental Health, AL

Melinda Sutton-Griffin is a psychiatric nurse practitioner. For over 30 years, Melinda has cared for patients of all ages, in a variety of settings with a variety of conditions such as ADHD, Panic Attacks, Anxiety, and other mood disorders.
Melinda specializes in behavioral health- treating children, adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities and complex medical and behavioral conditions. She provides compassionate, and comprehensive mental health services across the lifespan. As a provider she values interdisciplinary education and inter-professional collaboration for a whole person, patient centered approach to health and healthcare.

Dr. Carl Bronitsky

Gynecologist/ Women’s Health, AL

Dr. Bronitsky, affectionately known as “Dr. B,” was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. From a young age, he found a role model in his dear uncle who was also physician. Through Dr. B’s career, he has provided exceptional care to women across the nation. His outstanding work is published in medical journals and letters.
Dr. B feels that, “It’s great to look back on my career-the thousands of babies I’ve delivered, the surgeries I performed, and the care provided to help women regain the much deserves quality of life they were missing.”

Teresa Davis, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Talladega, AL

Teresa Davis is a CRNP who is trained in Family Medicine. She is a native of Talladega County and resides in Talladega, Alabama. She started her nursing journey in 1984 as a LPN. She started undergraduate studies at Gadsden State Community College in Gadsden, ALabama by earning an Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing in 1990. She continued her undergraduate studies an obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2696 from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. She completed her graduate studies at South University in Montgomery, Alabama in 2618 where she earned a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Teresa brings more than 36—years of combined nursing experience. Prior to Smart Care Pediatric Clinic, Teresa worked for American Family Care Urgent/Primary Care Clinic in both Oxford and Pell City.

She served as Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Jacksonville State University for 2—years. She worked with students in their pediatric clinical rotations at Citizens Hospital in Talladega. She has a loving, caring and compassionate heart when caring for children and/or adults. She is very family oriented, but her love for children, adolescents and teenagers is tremendous. She is the mother of 3-daughters (one deceased), grandmother of six grands and 1—great—grandchild. She is raising her two youngest granddaugthers. She is a Christian who loves God and strives to live according to His Word (The Bible). She attends church faithfully along with her two grands. In her spare time she spends time with her family and friends. Please visit Smart Care Pediatric Clinic and entrust us with your child’s care.

Marty L Schmidt, MD

Pediatrician in Talladega, AL

I graduated with my degree from University of Kansas in 1988. I have been seeing and caring for Children and their parents for over 30 years. I have spent the last 14 years in the desert in Southwest. It is so nice to be back in the southeast to continue caring for families and their children!

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Patient Reviews

Cathryn PittsCathryn Pitts
16:05 26 Oct 22
Love that they are open on the weekends! Took my son on a Saturday and there wasn't a long wait. The nurse practitioner took her time to make sure all of my questions were answered and was very thorough in her examination of my son. All of the staff is very gentle and caring and make you feel like you are #1, unlike other pediatric clinics we have been to. 10/10 definitely recommend!!!!!
21:24 10 Oct 22
They are truly the best!!! The staff is so sweet and attentive! We are always greeted with a smile! We love both Kristy & Tiffany…They are truly AMAZING!!!We always see Stephanie Varner, CPNP, and she is truly kind, patient and very thorough. Everyone that we have interacted with are very thorough, and very patient.Highly recommend!
savannah sailorssavannah sailors
21:26 27 Sep 22
called to make an appointment for our 1 month old and the lady who answered the phone was the SWEETEST, came in and was welcomed with smiles and ooos and ahhhs over our lil one , the nurses are amazing and Dr. stephanie really listened to mine and my husbands concerns about our son and took her time with everything she did. would 100000000 % recommend this place to our friends and will definitely continue to use as our son’s primary pediatrician
Sherry S.SSherry S.S
15:12 07 Sep 22
Love the nurses my kids are very comfortable of letting them see my children best ppl best treatment while my son and I were at uab i had COVID and was intubated my son was born and was on icu also all of the staff here were up to date on my children at home and my kids were positive also at home if you are looking for a pediatric StepahanyVarner and Miranda Talmage are very good there job and love the kids and take care of them they are never wait long hours for wait and when you need them they never send you back home I have nine children and all my kids love coming here
Kelsey StewartKelsey Stewart
17:00 06 Jul 22
I really love this clinic. They are so good with my two boys. They really take the time to stop and listen to your questions and concerns regarding your children. The office staff and medical assistants are super friendly with the children as well. They have even taken the time to help me when I’ve had to bring both my children at the same time! ❤️