Dr. Ellen Mahoney: grew up locally and has strong family ties to the community. She is committed to providing exceptional primary care to the children or Wayland and surrounding towns. She truly enjoys the time she spends with patients of all ages and loves the privilege of getting to know families as they grow and change.

Dr. Mahoney is a board certified pediatrician. She received her medical degree at the University of Massachusetts and did her pediatric training at Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island through Brown University. She is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Mahoney has spent the past four years in a local practice where she has become familiar with the Boston area medical system and resources.

Dr. Mahoney lives with her husband and daughters in Needham and spends her free time hiking, running or skiing. She is excited to be a part of Wayland Pediatrics and is happily accepting pediatric and adolescent patients.

Dr. Maya Dor: is thrilled to be joining Wayland Pediatrics after completing her pediatric training at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center in Worcester, MA. She grew up locally and looks forward to serving children and families as a primary care pediatrician in the community.

Dr. Dor returned to Massachusetts for her pediatric training after receiving her medical degree from the University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in Maine. She is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society and of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Dor enjoys taking care of children of all ages, and has special interests in newborn and adolescent medicine, as well as in nutrition and weight management. Outside of pediatrics, she enjoys cooking, playing tennis and traveling with her husband.

Nancy Crowley, cPNP: Nancy is a pediatric nurse practitioner with more thank 20 years of experience. She is an Arlington native and has worked around the Boston area as a nurse and nurse practitioner. She came to us from a practice in Wellesley and has been joined by many patients who adore her. She has special interest in asthma management, childhood development and behavior. Nancy lives in Waltham with her husband and 4 children.

Dr. Karen Back: As of January 2015 Dr Back has retired from Wayland Pediatrics.


"Dr. Back was my pediatrician as a child and now has been our family Pediatrician for many years. She has nurtured and cared for my children through many illnesses including a serious infection for my daughter requiring hospitalization. She always seems to have plenty of time and she always listens to all my concerns. The kids have felt comfortable letting Dr. Back know what is up. We consider Dr. Back one the family." -Beth, Mother of 4.

To our patients:

We are thrilled to announce that Nancy Crowley, MSN cPNP, a pediatric nurse practitioner with 23 years of experience has joined us. She began in April and has been a perfect addition to our clinical staff. Please join us in making her feel welcome!