Healing Hands & Caring Hearts
Meet Our Team
The Kaleidoscope Kids team looks forward to treating your kids! We walk into our Crandall, TX, pediatric clinic each day, excited to see the beautiful faces of our patients and provide pediatric services contributing to overall child wellness. Even when they don’t feel well, or are a little crabby because they don’t want to see us, we want to see them!
Meredith A. Byington, MD, FAAP
Dr. Byington is a Texas native and a graduate of North Mesquite High School. She worked as a registered nurse with Parkland’s Homeless Outreach Medical Services for five years, then returned to medical school.
Dr. Byington earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Upon graduating from residency, Dr. Byington was the recipient of the Greater Dallas Pediatric Society “White Hat Award,” an honor awarded by her medical colleagues who were asked to choose a pediatrician using the criteria of “whom they would choose for their own children.”
Dr. Byington established Kaleidoscope Kids in 2006 to address the need for quality pediatric care in Crandall and the surrounding communities.
Dr. Byington is the mother of three children. She is involved in the community and a member of various Crandall ISD committees. Dr. Byington and her family have lived locally since 1997.
Lindsay Newland, CPNP, IBCLC
Lindsay is a Texas native and completed her Masters of Science and became a Pediatric Nurse Practioner in May 2020. She worked as a RN and a Board Certified Lactation Consultant for 18 years.
Lindsay resides locally in Kaufman with her husband, three children, and several fur babies. She and her family are activley involved in the local schools, sports organizations, and church in the community.
Lindsay states, “I am beyond excited to join the amazing team at Kaleidoscope Kids and care for your family.”
Jennifer Clearman, cPNP
Jennifer Clearman cPNP joined Kaleidoscope Kids as a registered nurse in 2008. She completed her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner training at Texas Tech University and has been practicing as a PNP at Kaleidoscope Kids since 2013. Jennifer is vital to Kaleidoscope Kids with over twenty years of experience in pediatric nursing.
Jennifer and her husband, Scott, have raised three boys. She is an active member in her community and church. Jennifer graduated from Kemp High School and has lived in the surrounding area since.
Our Patients (And Their Parents) Are Talking…
“Every time I need to get checked up they always find a way to squeeze me in and show me the best experience a patient could ask for!”
“Took my kids here for the first time! I loved it! The staff was overly friendly, the doctor came in and seemed as if she enjoyed her job. And also was very pleasant and nice, asked if I had any questions and explained things in depth to where my kids could understand. Definitely recommend you take your kids here.”
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1025 US 175 Frontage Rd, Crandall, TX 75114
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
1025 US 175 Frontage Rd
Crandall, TX 75114
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM