Our Doctors/Providers

Maria Molina

Maria Molina, MD
Location: Northfield
Dr. Maria Molina is a pediatrician located in Northfield, NJ. She received her medical degree from the University of the East College of Medicine and has been in the practice for more than 20 years.


Dr Deardens

Dr Deardens, MD
Location: Pleasantville
Dr. Dearden is a long time resident of New Jersey. He grew up in Bergen County and graduated from Ridgewood High School. After serving in the United States Air Force, Dr. Dearden entered Rutgers Medical School in the New Brunswick area, and graduated in 1984. He then completed his journey to southern New Jersey, practicing pediatrics for the last 30 years in Northfield and Pleasantville.

Besides helping little kids get well, Dr. Dearden enjoys gardening, building furniture, and singing in his church’s choir.

Peggy Langel, APN
Peggy Sue Langel, RN, MSN, APN, CPNP has been a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Reliance Medical Group since 2009. Peggy first received an Associate of Science Degree from ACCC in 1993. Prior to working at Reliance, Peggy has experience as a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, and staff nurse for more than 20 year. Peggy received her Bachelors’ of
Nursing from University of Delaware in 1998 then went on to obtain her Masters of Nursing of Children from University of Delaware in 2003.

In addition to her clinical work, Peggy has been a Clinical Instructor for Cumberland Community College Nursing Program and adjunct instructor for Richard Stockton College Nursing Program. Peggy has also acted as preceptor for many Nurse Practitioner Students and Physician Assistant Students.

Barbie Arnold, APN
Barbie Arnold, RN, BSN, MSN, APN has extensive experience in various areas of healthcare, concentrating in pediatrics. As a registered nurse for seventeen years, she worked in specialties such as medical surgical, labor and delivery, post-partum, and the neonatal intensive care unit. She has also worked as a woman’s health and pediatric case manager. She has experience in medically fragile and technologically dependent children, as the Director of Nursing for a facility providing care and skilled nursing to affected children. She also was the clinical nurse manager for a large pediatric hospital system in the Philadelphia area. She recently joined the Reliance Pediatric Team in December 2016.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Spanish from Regis University. She then went on to pursue her Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration and then an additional Master’s Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Felician University. Barbie is excited to be part of the pediatric team at Reliance and continues to be highly committed to providing considerate, gentle, and professional medical care for children and adolescents in the Atlantic County area.