Meet our doctors at Dulles Pediatrics!
At Dulles Pediatrics, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family.
Prasad Rekulapelli, MD, FAAP
Dr. Prasad Rekulapelli known as “Dr. Prasad” is a board-certified Pediatrician. He is a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and a member of The Medical Society of Virginia. Dr. Prasad received his medical degree from Kakatiya Medical College, India and post-graduation in Pediatrics from University of Health Sciences, India.
Dr. Prasad completed pediatrics residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He then worked at a large and reputable group practice in Springfield. Having gained remarkable experience, Dr. Prasad founded Dulles Pediatrics in 2005. He later opened a second office in Herndon to make himself more accessible and convenient for both current and future patients.
Dr. Prasad has over 30 years of experience with caring for children of all ages. Dr. Prasad believes in the motto: "Healthy kids are happy kids". In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching sports with his family. His other interests are gardening and traveling.
Gita Haddadi, MD, FAAP
Dr. Gita Haddadi known as "Dr. Gita" is a board-certified Pediatrician, and a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her medical degree from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran and completed her residency in pediatrics at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Haddadi has been practicing for more than 20 years.
Dr. Haddadi enjoys interacting with children and working with parents to provide the best medical care for children of different ages from newborn to adolescents.
Rochelle P. Mascarenhas, PhD, MD, FAAP
Dr. Rochelle Mascarenhas known as "Dr. Rochelle" is the newest member of the Dulles Pediatrics family! She is board certified pediatrician and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her M.B.B.S degree in 2004 from Goa Medical College, India followed by graduate studies in Biochemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, Virginia. After having the first 2 of her 3 children, she felt the calling to go back to clinical medicine and was grateful for the opportunity to complete pediatrics residency at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. She has been working as a community Pediatrician in the Northern Virginia area since 2016. When not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading novels, and listening (and sometimes, singing along) to her favorite songs. She considers it a great privilege to help keep your children healthy and hopes to bring a smile to their faces each time they come to the office!