You for Visiting...
...and for taking the time to explore this informational website.
My goals for establishing this site are straightforward: I want
families to have all the information they need in selecting the
right pediatrician for them. Furthermore, I want those families
that I already work with to have access to my opinions and guidance
on a variety of important pediatric topics.
to Choose the Right Pediatrician?
When it comes
to finding someone to care for your child’s health and well-being,
you need a person who is warm, compassionate, and accessible.
I insist on never rushing my families, and I encourage parents
to bring a long list of questions with them on each visit—there
is no such thing as a bad question when it comes to your child’s
Perhaps more importantly, you need to have someone who is well-trained,
intelligent, and an overall expert diagnostician. As an experienced
pediatrician, I will not miss an illness or disease. I can’t
overestimate the value of really listening to the parent before
rushing to conclusions. I always take a detailed medical history
and conduct a thorough physical exam so that if it’s necessary,
I will order the correct tests or imaging studies. I don’t
like to order unnecessary tests or give antibiotics when they
won’t make a difference, but I also insist on not letting
a child suffer when the proper medication will aid in his or her
We don’t like to think about our little ones getting
sick, but that is too often a reality. Whether it’s
jaundice, anemia, asthma, infections, or rare diseases such as
Kawasaki’s syndrome or histiocytosis, you need someone who
will know exactly how to get your child better.
if you'd like to visit for a prenatal
consult or make an appointment
for your child. I look forward to meeting you and your family!