With an organized roadmap to offer checkups and flu vaccines this fall, I’m proud to say that our practice vaccinated more than seventy five percent of the patients and the parents who come to us. It wasn’t an easy task, and there were some families who probably thought our email reminders were annoying. To you, […]
Lots of new babies arrive in the spring … and in the summer and the fall, and in the ‘just-in-time-to-be-our-tax-deduction’ winter season. Regardless of when that newborn in your life might arrive, we thought it might be a good time to tell you about a stay-healthy tradition we love in our pediatrician office. It’s called […]
As a physician and a mother, I’ve got a lot of experience on BOTH sides of the stethoscope. While I see patients every day in my concierge pediatrician office, I also make appointments to see the pediatrician for my own kids just like every other parent.
I am very interested in the impact of media on our children’s health and wellbeing, and I admit it: I always make time to pitch my ideas about screen time during check-up visits, but there are so many topics to cover and in a very limited time, as parents well know. It goes without saying that […]
Remember when the children came in to the pediatrician’s office so frequently in pre-school? (Sorry to those readers who are still at this stage! It gets better over time.) It’s a little better in elementary school and more so in Middle and High School. Well, we miss your kids when we don’t see them often! […]
I had lunch last week with a doctor who surprised me by volunteering that she is a cancer survivor. I’m grateful that she was willing to speak so candidly about the day that the dermatologist called to give her the news. She’s doing really well, by the way, but I was stopped in my tracks later that afternoon when this […]