Blog, Pediatrics

How To Know If Your Child Has Anorexia

Have you noticed that your teenager is hyper-focused on their weight or may be losing weight even when they appear to be eating? Is she/he more fatigued than usual, listless or complaining of feeling lightheaded or weak? These may be signs of anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder that when not identified and treated, can develop […]

Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

Westchester Health Pediatrician Dr. Peter Richel Teaches Kids To Wear A Mask In Fun Video

“Have you been wearing a mask?,” asks Westchester Health Pediatrician Dr. Peter Richel in the recent video he created, “Let’s Put On A Mask.” Known as “the singing pediatrician,” Dr. Richel uses a fun, bouncy song to teach kids about the importance of wearing a mask to keep themselves and those around them from getting […]

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Four Westchester Health Pediatricians Nominated For “Doctors of Distinction” Award

Four Westchester Health pediatricians have been nominated for the Westfair Communications “Doctors of Distinction” Award/Team Category for the work they performed on the Proning Team at Phelps Hospital, a Northwell Health member hospital. The four physicians — Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP; Erin Kelleher, MD, FAAP, IBCLE; Hildred Machuca, DO, FAAP; and Deborah Tesler, MD — were […]