Our Providers

Lysette E. Ramos, MD

Dr. Lysette E. Ramos was raised in an active duty military family. She graduated cum laude from the University of Miami and was inducted into Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. She then attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and was the recipient of the Dr. Howard R. Rappaport Pediatric Award for Scholarship in Pediatrics. Dr. Ramos completed her pediatric residency training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Montefiore in New York City where she was also awarded a Community Access to Child Health Resident Funds grant that was used to assess ways to support fatherhood. She also received the 2010 Behavioral Science Award for Excellence in Biopsychosocial Integration in Medical Practice. Desiring to narrow her focus to the mental health care of patients, she completed a specialized fellowship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland training in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Ramos is board certified in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Her professional interests include advocacy, systems of care, and underserved populations. She enjoys traveling, good meals, and time with her family.

Kortney West, M.D.

Kortney West, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician. She was raised in Lafayette, Louisiana and was an honors graduate of St. Thomas More High School. Dr. West then graduated from Louisiana State University, with honors, where she was a proud member of Kappa Delta sorority. She went on to attend LSU’s medical school in Shreveport, Louisiana, and thereafter, completed her pediatric residency in Dallas, Texas at the University of Texas-Southwest, which was ranked by U.S. World and News as one of the top pediatric residency programs in the country.

After residency, Dr. West worked for a pediatric clinic in Gonzales, Louisiana before opening a concierge pediatric medical practice serving the greater Baton Rouge area. Work relocated her husband from Louisiana to Pennsylvania, and Dr. West joined Reading Pediatrics in January of 2019.

Dr. West can cook a gumbo worthy of her Louisiana roots and loves to travel the world. As a mother of three, Dr. West understands the fears and stresses of being a parent and trying to do everything else life requires at the same time. Dr. West wants to provide holistic medical treatment and guidance in a way that lessens those fears and stresses as much as possible. She wants to truly know you and your children. Most importantly, she wants to be there for your family.

Lilly Yi, MD

Dr. Lilly Yi was born in Philadelphia, PA but raised in Delaware County. She graduated summa cum laude from Temple University in 2008, where she was a Phi Beta Kappa and President’s scholar. She continued her education at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, graduating in 2016 and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Yi returned to Delaware County to complete her residency training at Crozer Chester Medical Center. There she further cultivated her interests in health advocacy, social determinants of health, and went on to be a certified lactation counselor. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and American Academy of Pediatrics. She and her husband, Jonathan, have a daughter and a high energy dog. She enjoys baking, yoga, and family time.


Hanz Blatt, MD

Dr. Hanz Blatt is from Montgomery County, PA. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Neuro-Medical Sciences and Minors in Health Care Management and Chemistry. He earned his medical degree from the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago, where he was awarded a research fellowship.

Dr. Blatt completed his pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Blatt resides in Berks County, PA where he and his wife, also a community physician, have deep family roots. He enjoys backpacking, traveling, and spending time with his wife, his young son Ben, and their rescue dog.

Carrie Lauer, PA-C

Carrie Lauer, PA-C is a Certified Physician Assistant who was born and raised in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Beaver College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and then earned a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Arcadia University. Carrie has practiced in Florida and California specializing in general pediatrics as well as in allergy and asthma prevention and management. She is board certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Carrie resides with her husband, David, in Breinigsville. She enjoys traveling, skiing, fishing, and yoga.

Jennifer L. Lancaster, CRNP

Jennifer L. Lancaster, CRNP is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner who was born in Marietta, Pennsylvania. She moved to Manheim as a teenager and currently resides there. She graduated from Elizabethtown College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She went on to pursue her nursing degree and earned a Master of Science degree in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner studies at Thomas Jefferson University. Jennifer has practiced in the Reading and Hershey areas and specializes in General Pediatrics and Child Psychology. She is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys hiking with husband, Dave and two dogs, Zeus and Mia. She also enjoys reading and taking weekend trips to the beach.

Lauren M. Zerbe, CRNP

Lauren M. Zerbe, CPNP is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner . Born and raised in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing and then went on to pursue her Masters of Science degree in Nursing as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Villanova University. Lauren was previously a nurse at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for over 4 years. She is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Lauren enjoys traveling with her husband, going on long walks with their dog, Sully, and baking

Robin W. Lynn, CRNP

Robin W. Lynn, CRNP is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner who was born and raised in Dover, Delaware, graduated from Washington College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Delaware. Robin earned her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner studies from Walden University.

Robin is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Robin enjoys being with her family and cheering on her 3 children at their numerous sporting events and activities. Robin enjoys photography and gardening.

Executive Director

Patrick C. Simonson, FACHE

Patrick has extensive senior leadership experience in multifaceted health services, primary care & specialty practices. He earned his BS, Social Sciences at Indiana University of PA and a Masters, Health Services Administration at The George Washington University. He holds a Healthcare Market Analysis Certificate from the Wharton School & graduated from the IBM Advanced Management Institute.