Meet our friendly, experienced pediatricians and staff at Cornerstone Pediatrics! Our entire team is dedicated to helping you and your child feel at home from the moment your walk through the door. We’re proud to be members of the Madison community and serve the needs of their children.
We pride ourselves in being an exceptional clinic where children come first. Our child-focused practice works hard to meet the needs of children from infancy through adolescence. Compassionate, knowledgeable and supportive staff is the cornerstone of our quality care. All of our pediatricians and medical staff are highly trained professionals, and maintain the highest level of accreditation in pediatrics to address the special needs of infants, children, and teens.
We strive to treat each and every patient as we would want our own children to be treated. Our doctors and staff look forward to building a relationship with you and your family.
Dr. Scott Denny is a native of Nashville, TN. He received his M.D. degree in June 1988 at the University of Tennessee at Memphis. Dr. Denny completed his pediatric residency at the UA Children’s Hospital in 1991. He is happily married with two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, church activities, playing guitar, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
Dr. Jeffrey Brassart is a graduate of S.R. Butler High School in Huntsville, AL. He received his M.D. degree in 1985 at UAB. He joined Cornerstone Pediatrics in 1997. Dr. Brassart has a wonderful wife, two lovely daughters, and four beautiful granddaughters. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, church activities, mission trips, and working in the yard.
Dr. Steven Johnson joined our practice in 2004. He completed medical school at the Medical College of Georgia, and his residency training was at Richland Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. His special interests within the pediatric field include newborn care and international adoption. He enjoys traveling, music, coaching baseball, and fishing.
Dr. William Van Cleave is a board certified pediatrician. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2001. He completed his pediatric residency program at the Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
Dr. Jan Lawley came to Madison from Portland, Oregon in September 2009. She received her M.D degree in 2003 from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Lawley completed her pediatric residency at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Unit in 2006. She is married with three daughters. Dr. Lawley enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, running, and playing piano. She is originally from Birmingham, AL.
Dr. Stacey Tatum joined Cornerstone Pediatrices in 2010. She grew up in Huntsville before graduating from the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!). She attended medical school at UAB and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham. She loves reading, yoga, and spending time with her husband, 2 children, and 2 dogs.
Dr. Alice McDuffee joined Cornerstone Pediatrics in 2014 after 18 years of pediatric hospital medicine. She had worked at Huntsville Hospital since 1997 as an intensivist/hospitalist. Dr. McDuffee’s M.D. degree was completed in 1990 at the University of South Alabama. She completed her residency training in 1993 and fellowship training in 1996 at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Dr. McDuffee and her husband have one daughter. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors, and serving the Lord.
Dr. Amy Manners joined Cornerstone in 2020. She is originally from Jacksonville, AL. She attended the University of Alabama for her undergraduate education and attended medical school in Dothan, AL at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. She later completed her Pediatric Residency training in Jackson, MS at the Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital. Dr. Manners enjoys cooking for her family, playing the piano, and gardening.