Westchester Health is pleased to announce that 32 of our physicians have been selected by Castle Connolly as “Top Doctors” for 2015 and acknowledged in Westchester Magazine. Here at Westchester Health, we are committed to the highest standards of quality care and take great pride in the fact that such a large number of our doctors have been recognized as being the best in their field.
Most children will get an ear infection by the age of 3. If they recur often and are not treated, they can lead to hearing issues and other problems, warns Mason Gomberg, MD, a pediatrician with Westchester Health Pediatrics, in his recent blog. Fortunately, modern antibiotics have dramatically reduced the incidence of ear infections.
Foot problems caused by diabetes are some of the most common complications associated with diabetes. If not managed properly, diabetes can cause chronic complications and often irreversible damage to the feet.
Hopefully, all children develop “normally” but sometimes, either due to nutrition deficits or genetics, certain children develop growth disorders. The good news: Today there are excellent treatments and therapies to help reverse many growth disorders, such as short stature. Also, in many cases, growth disorders are temporary and a child eventually “catches up” to the heights of family members.
Here at Westchester Health, we firmly believe in immunizing your child against preventable diseases. Unquestionably, we feel that this is one of the best ways to keep children healthy and thriving. Practically no medical intervention has done more to save lives and prevent disease than immunizations. In a recent blog, Dr. Peter Richel, one of our Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatricians, discusses three vaccines you should especially be aware of for the health of your child.
The Tuckahoe/Bronxville office of Westchester Health Pediatrics, a division of Westchester Health, would like to remind families that it’s never too late to learn CPR and how to properly install and use a car seat. We are firm believers in doing all we can to help you and your family stay safe, all year round. In this blog, we list local CPR courses and locations to get car seats installed and inspected.
Eating together as a family launches a lifetime of healthy eating
These days, more and more children spend hours a day engaged with screens and electronic devices rather than with their families. Not only that, more and more parents in our communities are working full time, meaning that they’re often over-scheduled and over-stressed. Here at Westchester Health, we have found that a key way to address these issues is with family meal time.