Our Healthcare Providers
At North Augusta Pediatrics, our team consists of experienced, compassionate providers and friendly, nurturing staff members who take pride in giving our young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve.
We understand that you have a choice of providers in the North Augusta area, and we appreciate your consideration. We can assure you that you'll feel confident in our ability to meet all of your expectations.
All of our providers are highly educated professionals who have undergone rigorous academic and clinical training in pediatrics. We maintain a high level of expertise through continuing education in order to provide the most up-to-date care for the young patients we are privileged to serve.
North Augusta Pediatrics believes in a team approach to your child's health and well-being, so all of our doctors collaborate with parents to provide the highest level of care. We appreciate the opportunity to care for your child and pride ourselves on making pediatric care a pleasant experience for all of our patients.
John David Allen, M.D.
Dr. Allen attended Georgia Tech to receive his undergraduate degree and then went on to attend the Medical College of Georgia to receive his medical degree and become a Pediatrician. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Allen has been in practice for over 25 years! He opened North Augusta Pediatrics in 2006. Dr. Allen and his wife, Kathy, have been married for over 30 years and have 3 children (Michael, Katherine and Amanda). Dr. Allen enjoys hunting, tennis, golf and, of course, Georgia Tech Football!
Heather Naggar, M.D.
Dr. Naggar attended Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA to receive her undergraduate degree. She then went on to the Medical College of Georgia to receive her degree in Medicine and Wake Forest to complete her residency in pediatrics. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and certified by American Board of Pediatrics. She attends First Presbyterian Church in Augusta. She and her husband Hany married in 2005. They have two sons, Campbell born in 2009, and Hayes born 2012. Before having children, she enjoyed running, cooking, reading and going to Bible study. Now she stays busy cooking for and chasing her boys! Dr. Naggar has a special interest in helping new breastfeeding moms and in infant nutrition.
Kathy Saumweber, PA-C
Kathy received her Bachelor of Science at Augusta State University and then went on to get her B.S. as a Physician Assistant at The Medical College of Georgia. She is certified by the national Commison on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She has been in pediatrics for 20 years and has been at North Augusta Pediatrics since 2007.
Ashley Dickert, CPNP
Ashley received her Bachelors in Nursing at Clemson University. She then went to Vanderbilt to get her Masters in Nursing with a specialty as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and is licensed by the State of SC. She joined North Augusta Pediatrics in September 2009. Ashley is a member at True North Church and volunteers with Element Student Ministries. She is married to Fletcher and they have a little girl, Zoe, and a golden retriever, Dixie. Besides spending time with her family, she also enjoys cooking, being outdoors and spending time with friends.