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Conjunctivitis Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) is the inflammation of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids. Conjunctivitis is the most common cause of red eye. The differential diagnosis for red eye is broad because many ophthalmic conditions masquerade as conjunctivitis. Other common causes include blepharitis, corneal abrasion, [...]
By Peter J. Shulman, M.D., M.B.A., FAAP, Pediatric Associates Chief Executive Officer “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Those simple words from Mahatma Ghandi took on new meaning for so many following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. On Feb. 14, our South Florida community — and [...]
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the students, parents, teachers and administrators of Stoneman Douglas High School as well as the many members of the Pediatric Associates family whom this tragedy has so closely affected. We do understand the trauma you, your families and our patients face in light of this unfortunate event and [...]
EPISTAXIS Epistaxis is the medical term to define bleeding from the nostril, nasal cavity or nasopharynx. A nosebleed is a relatively common and usually self-limited occurrence in childhood. However, when profuse or recurrent, it can be worrisome to children and parents. Sometimes it can be a sign of a more serious condition. Trauma from nose [...]
Influenza / Flu Influenza (Flu) is an illness caused by a respiratory virus. The flu is often confused with common cold, because of the similarity in symptoms. Flu season usually starts in the fall and ends in the spring. The flu virus is common and unpredictable, and it can cause serious complications and death, even in healthy children. Each [...]
Thanksgiving Day Office Hours The following office locations will be open on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23). All locations not listed will be closed on Thanksgiving, but will re-open on Friday, November 24 with regular office hours. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm West Kendall Skylake Hollywood Pembroke Pines Weston Coral Springs Boynton East West [...]
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease School and daycare are back in session, and with it brings an increase in the incidence Hand, Foot and Mouth (HFM) Disease in our offices. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, it [...]
Pediatric Associates and Pediatric Associates Foundation Donates $13,000 to Hurricane Harvey Victims
Pediatric Associates and the Pediatric Associates Foundation recently raised $13,000 for the Texas Diaper Bank to help support the youngest victims of Hurricane Harvey. Pediatric Associates employees raised $6,500 in just a few days via online donations, and the funds raised were generously doubled by a dollar-for-dollar match by the Pediatric Associates Foundation. The Texas [...]
All Pediatric Associates offices in South Florida, Tampa and Jacksonville will be open and resume normal business hours beginning Friday, September 15 at 8 a.m. Thank you for your patience as we worked diligently to ensure every office was ready to open and serve our community.