Mary Kiepert MD

Dr. Kiepert hails from the cold, snowy Midwest. She attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, a well-respected school for training in primary care, obtaining her medical degree in 2000. She subsequently completed her residency training in pediatrics at Advocate Christ Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago in 2003.

She and her husband soon relocated to Las Vegas, joining extended family living in the area. Dr. Kiepert founded Tendercare Pediatrics in 2004, and has been striving to provide the best care possible to her patients ever since. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, reading, and entertaining her two children, as well as spending time outdoors enjoying the sunny Las Vegas weather!


Jean Self

Jean has worked in pediatrics since beginning her career in nursing in 2005. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing and became a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 2016. She has worked in a school-based health center in Indianapolis and joined the team at Tendercare Pediatrics in 2019. She loves spending time with her son, hiking, and being with friends and family.


Crista Fedora, CPNP


Jill Schwartz, DNP, CPNP, IBCLC

Nurse Practitioner Jill Schwartz was born and raised in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Her educational background includes studying undergraduate nursing at the University of Delaware. She earned her Master’s in Nursing in primary care pediatric nurse practitioner was from the University of Pennsylvania. More recently, she attended Drexel University to earn her doctorate in nursing. Professionally, she has been a certified pediatric nurse practitioner for more than twenty years working in primary care. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she was a staff nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Additionally, she is an internationally certified lactation consultant. She enjoys collaborating with families. She is an advocate for healthy eating and exercise promotion.

Personally, she is married with three grown children. Her family enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, and playing tennis. They love spending time outdoors.