Meet The Staff

Our staff is here to make your visit pleasant and efficient. Our nurses have pediatric experience and children of their own. We know what it takes to be a parent. Our goal is to provide high quality health care at a reasonable cost. We focus on spending more time with our patients. We believe that encourages better health for your child and better relationships.



Back Row: Kasey, John, Brenda, Nikki, Jamie, Michel, Kathy, Sharon, Suketa. Front Row:  Debbie, Dr. Kline, Dr. Padilla, Tiffany Kidd PNP, Dr. Ailsworth


Meet Our Doctors


Melody Ailsworth, DO

Dr. Ailsworth grew up in Louisiana and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Psychology. She graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk Virginia. After living and practicing in Richmond she joined the practice in 2004. Her husband is from Charlotte County, Virginia and they are raising their three boys here in Lynchburg. She enjoys skiing, canoeing, gardening, and family.

Michael Padilla, MD

Michael Padilla, MD

Dr. Padilla was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in New York where he also did his internship and residency. He joined the practice in 2006. He is married and has two children. He enjoys family activities, exercise and listening to music, and playing guitar.


Loan Trinh Kline, M.D.

Dr. Kline received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies in 2005 and completed her Pediatric residency at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. She joined the practice in August 2013. When she’s not seeing patients, Dr. Kline enjoys spending time with her husband and triplet boys. She also enjoys exercising, watching movies, photography, and reading novels.


Tiffany Kidd, PNP

Ms. Kidd was born and raised in Lynchburg. After obtaining her PNP from West Virginia University Morgantown she joined the practice in 2008. She is married and has 3 children.