About Us

At Children First Pediatrics LLC, our skilled team of Largo and Columbia providers offer comprehensive medical care to infants, children and adolescents. Conveniently located in the heart of Largo, our courteous and knowledgeable staff work hard from the first contact to make every office visit a positive experience.

Whether it's your child's first visit to our office, or just a routine checkup, we strive to make sure your family are comfortable and informed. We take the time to talk with parents to help them understand their child's needs, and we provide the knowledge necessary for promoting a lifetime of optimal health and wellness.

To help you get acquainted with our practice, we have provided the important information you need on our website. Please browse these pages to learn more about our skilled doctors, services, office details, commonly asked questions, new patient forms and even to request an appointment .

Our providers believe exceptional care is obtained when there is an ongoing relationship between the doctor and patient. We want to be lifelong partners in your children's health. We achieve this goal by listening to your questions and concerns, and educating you on how to promote a healthy lifestyle for the entire family.

When you choose Children First Pediatrics LLC., you can feel confident that you are teaming with knowledgeable, compassionate doctors who have dedicated their careers to child–focused healthcare. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with questions or concerns. Our providers and nurturing staff look forward to meeting you and your family.

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center
  • Member of Children's National Health Network

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Annette Bartley-Satuyi, MD, FAAP

Dr. Annette Satuyi, a native of Jamaica grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Hunter College of the City University of New York where she received her B.A. Degree in Biology. She earned her Medical Degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania and then completed her Pediatric Internship and Residency at New York University Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Satuyi started Children First, LLC in March 2003. She currently serves as the Medical Director and sees patients at both Largo and Colombia locations. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics, is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Children’s National Health Network.

Dr. Satuyi and her husband are the proud parents of their son Gabriel. They currently call Howard County their home. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and being active in the Children’s Ministry at her church.

Laura Lysk, PA-C


Ms. Lysk is a certified Physician Assistant who graduated with her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant studies from Marywood University. Ms. Lysk specializes in Pediatric Care and focuses on educating families to help keep their children healthy.

Mercedez Freeman, MSPA, PA-C

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Mercedez Freeman, MPAS, PA-C, is a certified Physician Assistant originally from Houston, Texas. After earning a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, TX, she went on to complete a Master's degree in Physician Assistant studies from Howard University, in Washington, DC. Mercedez recently joined Children First, LLC on April 1, 2019. She has special interest in Preventative Medicine, Autism and Patient advocacy for all patients from birth to young adulthood. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and traveling with her friends. She has given back to the community through community outreach programs at her local church, Mt Ennon. In the future she looks forward to teaching at her alma mater, Howard University.

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1300 Caraway Court Suite #106
Largo, MD 20774
(301) 322-9500

5401 Twin Knolls Road Suite#11
Columbia, MD 21045
(443) 979-7819