Kate With Baby

Your child will receive the best medical care available from our staff of caring, committed professionals. The clinicians at Legacy Pediatrics are nationally recognized for their research involving childhood diseases and care.

Dr. Janet Casey

Janet R. Casey, MD is Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.  Dr. Casey received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University followed by her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate pediatric residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Duke University with emphasis in infectious diseases of the immunocompromised host. Dr. Casey is the owner of Legacy Pediatrics where she practices primary care and as a sub specialist consultant.  Dr. Casey heads up the research team at Legacy Pediatrics where she has acted as the Principal Investigator for many research grants and continues to partner with other researchers across the country. She has published numerous articles and chapters on ambulatory pediatric infectious disease topics.  Her major practice and research interests are in otitis media, streptococcal infections, lower respiratory infections, and vaccine development.  She has two grown children (along with three fur children) and lives in Pittsford with her husband, Dr. Kevin Casey.

Dr. Alice Taylor in Rochester NY

Alice L. Taylor, M.D. grew up in Fairport and graduated from Fairport High School before attending Purdue University where she received a degree in Pharmacy.  After working as a pharmacist for several years, she returned to school and received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She then came home to Rochester to complete her pediatric residency at the University of Rochester.  She remains there as Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, having worked in both the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as well as the Newborn Nursery caring for babies.  In 2004, she transitioned to Highland Hospital and became Medical Director of the Special Care Nursery.  She was honored as Highland Hospital’s Distinguished Physician of the Year in 2012.  Her love for babies is paralleled by her love for primary care and she has worked as a general pediatrician in the Rochester area since 2000.  She is thrilled to be a part of the Legacy Pediatrics team and continue their tradition of providing excellent care to her patients, old and new. Dr. Taylor lives in Pittsford with her husband Jeff and her dogs Daisy and Skipper, while her two daughters are off at college.

Dominique J. Bandari, M.D. is thrilled to be a part of Legacy Pediatrics. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she received her undergraduate degree from Rice University on a tennis scholarship. She then attended the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, earning a Masters of Health Science in International Health. Dr. Bandari completed medical school at the University of Toronto, followed by a Pediatrics Residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC. She has presented at national conferences and published articles in multiple peer reviewed journals involving newborn care, 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, perioperative complications, and public policy.

Prior to Legacy Pediatrics, she worked as a Primary Care Pediatrician and Nursery Hospitalist in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bandari is passionate about giving every child a healthy start to life, and understands the importance of caring for both the physical and mental well-being of her patients.

Dr. Bandari is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and Polish. She is delighted to finally settle down in Brighton with her husband, Dr. Jathin Bandari, and son, Nayan.


Kate D. Shand, PA-C, IBCLC has been a PA for over 10 years in primary care. Besides seeing patients for acute visits and physicals, she also serves as our lactation consultant, helping moms and babies in those first few weeks after birth with breastfeeding help/questions.  She is also a Clinical Instructor for the PA Program at Rochester Institute of Technology. She received her degree from RIT in 2004 graduating Summa Cum Laude (highest honors). During her training, she completed multiple rotations including orthopedics, surgery, OB/GYN, neonatal ICU training, pediatrics, internal medicine, geriatrics, emergency medicine, psychiatry, and inpatient medicine. She has worked in both family medicine and internal medicine prior to joining our group. Kate D. Shand, PA-C, IBCLC is board certified with the National Commission on Certification of PAs and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for PAs in Pediatrics, the American Academy of PAs, the New York State Society of PAs, and the Rochester Regional PA Association. Kate works in our office Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and has a close working relationship with both Dr. Janet Casey and Dr. Alice Taylor and their patients. She is married to Ryan Shand and they live in Pittsford with their two sons, Mark and James.