Special Needs

Children with multiple chronic health conditions and their families face unique challenges within the medical system. Rebekah ZamZam and Krystal LaLonde are certified complex care coordinators who facilitate communication between the family, the hospital, multiple specialists, home health services and their primary care physician. They work as advocates for children with their insurance company should there be difficulty obtaining the services they need. With their extensive experience they are able to help guide families through the complicated process of raising and caring for children with special needs.

Special Needs coordinators

Rebekah ZamZam, RN, BSN

Prior to coming to Forest Hills Pediatrics Rebekah received her BSN from the University of Michigan and worked in a variety of pediatric clinical areas. In addition to her work at FHPA, she currently teaches a nursing class at Grand Valley State University. She resides in Ada, MI with her husband Sami and their 2 children.

Krystal LaLonde BS, BSN, RN

Krystal received her BS in Health Studies and Psychology from Michigan State University, and her BSN through Grand Valley State University. Krystal worked on a pediatric progressive unit specialized in cardiology, nephrology, and burns prior to coming to Forest Hills Pediatrics. Krystal lives in Hamilton, MI with her husband and 2 boys.