Meet Our Team
Who we are, What we stand for
As your medical home, North Shore Children's Healthcare is committed to providing state of the art pediatric and adolescent healthcare.

The supervision of your child or teen’s health involves not only the expertise of your pediatrician but is a collaborative effort between both parents and healthcare provider. As pediatricians we are committed to all aspects of emotional and intellectual growth and development. We are concerned not only for your child's physical health but for their total well-being. Our expectations are great, but so are our children!

Years in Practice
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Nurse Practitioner
Catherine Screnci, MD
Dr. Cathy Screnci has been an active member of the Glen Cove Community since 1983 when she first started North Shore Children's Healthcare. She completed her undergraduate degree in pre-med at Immaculata University in Pennsylvania. Her family then moved to Italy where she completed her degree at Università Catholica in Rome, Italy. In Rome, she met her future husband and returned to the United States. She did her pediatric training at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. Dr Screnci is presently an assistant professor of pediatrics at Hofstra Medical School and NYU Langone. She enjoys teaching medical students and residents alike.

Dr. Screnci’s free time is spent with her three sons and granddaughter Reagan. She enjoys playing golf as well as oil painting and mosaics. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and former president of the Nassau Pediatric Society.
Argyro Karidis, MD
Dr. Argyro Karidis is board certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her medical degree from Technion Israel Institute of Technology and performed her pediatric residency at Cohen’s Children’s Hospital where she stayed an additional year as Chief Pediatric Resident.

Dr. Karidis began practicing at North Shore Children’s Health Care in 2009 and has been an involved member of the medical community since then. Dr. Karidis is keen on academia. She is Associate Professor at Hofstra Medical School and teaches the discipline of pediatrics to residents of Cohen’s Hospital. Dr. Karidis is fluent in Greek, Spanish, French and Hebrew.

Dr. Karidis and her husband, Michael Izzo, both grew up in Glen Head and graduated from North Shore High School. They now live in Bavyille with their son Michael. Dr. Karidis enjoys traveling, cooking, hosting dinner parties and spending quality time with family.
Nudgine Micourt, NP
Nudgine Micourt has joined North Shore Children’s Healthcare as a Family Nurse Practitioner. After attending New York Institute of Technology and completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2006, Mrs. Micourt went on to acquire her Master of Science in Nursing in 2018. She started her career in a pediatric intensive care unit at North Shore University hospital. In 2012, she continued her career in the pediatric emergency department at Cohen Children’s Medical Center. Mrs. Micourt has over 15 years of experience as a pediatric nurse. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 young children. Her hobbies include traveling, photography and singing.
Keeping NSCHC Running Smoothly
Marion Voegtlen
Joyce and Almendra
Alex, Jenna and Sarah
George, Stefania, Lindsey, Jennifer