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 […]
Westchester Health Pediatrics is pleased to announce that 7 of our pediatricians and specialists have been selected by Castle Connolly as “Top Doctors” for 2015 and acknowledged in Westchester Magazine. Here at Westchester Health Pediatrics, we are committed to the highest standards of quality care and take great pride in the fact that such a large number of our […]
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.
A Short History of Medicine: 2000 B.C. — “Here, eat this root.” 1000 B.C. — “That root is heathen, say this prayer.” 1850 A.D. — “That prayer is superstition, drink this potion.” 1940 A.D. — “That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill.” 1985 A.D. — “That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic.” 2000 A.D. — […]
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.
Pairing Will Add 130 Physicians to the Insurer’s Rapidly Expanding Network in New York City’s Northern Suburbs East Hills, NY, November 20, 2015 – The New York State-based health insurance provider CareConnect recently announced that it has joined with Westchester Health Associates, Westchester Health Pediatrics’ parent, to further expand its growing network of physicians and […]
Two important questions I often hear from my patients are, “Should I buy organic foods for my family?” and “Does my child need an antibiotic?” A recent report from the American Academy of Pediatrics on antimicrobial resistance has helped answer both questions.
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 […]