Our Team

Dr. Milagros Ariza

Truly a community physician, Dr. Ariza has been a pediatrician in DC’s West End for over two decades and has worked extensively with the city’s English and Spanish speaking families.

Dr. Ariza did her residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Beth Israel Medical Center in 1995, moved to Washington DC and worked at Sibley Memorial Hospital in the Neonatology Department prior to starting in private practice.
Dr. Ariza is a child advocate and a lifelong supporter of the LGBTQ community.  She is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is faculty at the George Washington School of medicine and was awarded the best community pediatric award in 2019 for her commitment to teaching medical students.

She has been featured in several DC-area publications as a top physician and heads a non-profit organization in the Dominican Republic that provides care to children afflicted with Rheumatologic illnesses.

Lindsey C. Ranish, RN, MSN, CPNP

Lindsey is a registered nurse and a recent graduate of Vanderbilt University’s MSN Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program. Prior to pursing her MSN, Lindsey worked in a variety of positions in public health and in the healthcare industry. Lindsey received her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Health Promotion from George Washington University. She was awarded her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from American University. Lindsey is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honors society and Delta Omega, the public health honors society. In her spare time, she is an active member of the Junior League of Washington, enjoys reading, horseback riding, running, and hiking and camping with her husband.



Elizabeth Schaubert, MSN, CPNP-CP

Elizabeth is a Washingtonian DC native and is excited to be joining  West End Peds in March.  She attended Duke University in North Carolina for her undergraduate and nursing programs and  Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennesse, for her master’s degree. Before becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Elizabeth worked as a registered nurse at CNMC in hematology-oncology. She specialized in the care of children from international backgrounds and speaks Spanish fluently as a result of her travels and education.

Prior to joining West End Peds, Elizabeth practiced at a successful private practice in Bethesda, MD. During her free time, Elizabeth enjoys cooking and enjoying the DC restaurant scene, spending time outside and soaking all the cuddles with her newborn daughter. She and her husband live in DC with their new baby and their dog Duke.

We welcome Elizabeth to West End Peds with open arms!