Dr. Melissa Segal, MD
Dr. Segal has been caring for the children of Live Well Pediatrics (formerly known as Dr. Stacey M. Hecht, P.A.) since 2001. She is a graduate of Barnard College and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. After she completed a residency in General Pediatrics in California, she returned to the East Coast to practice primary care pediatrics. Dr Segal is on staff at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ. She worked for a small group in Teaneck, NJ for two years before joining Dr. Stacey M. Hecht in Waldwick, NJ. Dr. Segal also has served as the school physician for the Ramsey School District for the past 12 years. Her areas of special interest include early childhood development and the care of premature infants. Originally from the Philadelphia area, she now lives with her husband and two sons in Rockland County, NY. Dr. Segal’s interests include: Gardening, Theater, Skiing and Travel.
Stacey Hecht, MD
Dr. Hecht grew up in Bergen County, NJ and graduated from Northern Highlands Regional High School. After college at Brandeis University in Massachusetts, she attended medical school and her pediatric residency at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ. Dr Hecht is on staff at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ She has been practicing general pediatrics for more than 20 years while raising twin sons, Adam and Jonah. “Motherhood has been the best education, and the hardest job I’ve encountered”. She has a passion for seeing her patients feel better physically and emotionally, and to reach their fullest potential. Dr. Hecht has particular expertise treating ADHD, emotional, developmental and behavioral issues.