Westchester Health and Northwell Health are here to help facilitate the safe, efficient distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine throughout the communities we serve. We are following the phased distribution plan as defined by New York state. Once the vaccine is widely available, our goal is to make sure the vaccine is accessible at as many […]
In this very informative 27-minute video, Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, Lead Pediatric Physician with Westchester Health Pediatrics, and Tiffany Werbin-Silver, MD, FACOG, OB/GYN with Westchester Health Associates, discuss the Zika virus, how it is contracted, how to avoid getting it, and how to get tested for it. Dr. Alan Siegel of Health iQ is the host. To […]
Westchester Health Associates and Westchester Health Pediatrics would like to congratulate Marc Rabuse, MD for his 40 years of clinical practice in pediatrics, providing exceptional medical care to children and their families throughout the Westchester region. What an extraordinary achievement! Practicing pediatrics for four decades (and counting), Dr. Rabuse has treated over 500 second-generation families and […]
Plantar fasciitis is an extremely painful condition caused by inflammation of the thick tissue, or fascia, that run along the bottom of the foot. Who gets it? Typically, long distance runners, people with low arches who run in shoes without proper arch support, and those with a muscular imbalance in the hips or pelvis which places more […]
During the long winter months, it is especially important for diabetics to take certain steps to keep their feet healthy. Winter moisture, cold and dryness can easily cause numbness and decreased circulation, increasing the risk of a diabetes foot problem.
Many of you have already heard in the news about the recent outbreak of Zika virus infections. Zika virus is not new. Previous outbreaks have been reported in Africa, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. In May 2015, the first case was reported in Brazil and recently, there have been growing reports of cases in […]
All across America, tragically and far too often, children are the victims of deadly gun violence. To understand the cause and scope of the problem and to identify possible solutions, Martin S. Keller, MD, led a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Approximately 1 in 5 Americans has a tattoo. In the 18- to 30-year-old age group, that number increases to almost 30%. For parents giving permission and for teens getting tattoos on their own, be careful and be safe if you decide to get a tattoo or piercing, says Dr. Mason Gomberg, a pediatrician with Westchester […]
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 […]