Sparta Dr. Maria Gatoulis has joined the staff of Wellness Pediatrics on Lafayette Road in Sparta. Gatoulis graduated from Drew University with a degree in psychobiology and received her medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. She returned home to New Jersey to complete her residency in pediatrics at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick. Since completing residency, Gatoulis has been employed by a small pediatric office in southern New Jersey. Gatoulis has a special interest in female adolescent medicine and caring for children who struggle with nutrition and obesity. She will be working part time at Wellness Pediatrics. She is replacing Dr. Wendy Frieling who is pursuing a full time career as a consultant with an electronic medical records company. Gatoulis will be joining Dr. Chris Canzoniero and Dr. Raj Raman. Office hours are are Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 973-726-4455.