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Care Philosophy
Soho Pediatric Group is dedicated to the care, health and development of children and their families. We are able to achieve these goals through the collaboration of board certified primary care pediatricians, our patients, their parents, and specialists.
  
Specialties
Primary Care Pediatrics
Newborn hospital care
Well child care
Vaccinations
Emergency care
Major and minor illness
Chronic illness
Referrals to specialists
Travel Medicine: Pretravel consultation for international travelers, including all immunizations and preventive medicines.  
 
Announcements
 
PARTICIPATING INSURANCE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014
AETNA
EMPIRE BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD (NOT THE PATHWAYS, BLUE PRIORITY, OR ANY COMMUNITY PLANS)
CIGNA / GREATWEST
OXFORD (NOT THE COMMUNITY PLAN)
UNITED HEALTHCARE (NOT THE COMMUNITY PLAN, COMPASS, OR AMERICHOICE)
MULTIPLAN / PHCS - ANY PLAN WHICH HAS MULTIPLAN / PHCS ON THE BACK OF THE CARD
WE DO NOT ACCEPT INSURANCE WITH OTHER DOCTORS LISTED AS THE PCP


ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS

Soho Pediatric Group has transitioned to an electronic medical effective January, 2012. There are now additional educational materials on this web site, including downloadable copies of our well visit handouts. We look forward to improving our ability to provide your family with excellent health care and appreciate your input on how to improve how we communicate with patients and parents.


AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION ISSUES NEW GUIDLINES REGARDING FLUORIDE TOOTHPASTE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 2
Parents should use a tiny smear of fluoride toothpaste to brush baby teeth twice daily as soon as they erupt, instead of waiting until they are older, according to new guidelines by the American Dental Association. See the following link to the article in the New York Times, February 13, 2014:
 
REMEMBERING HOW TO FIGHT MEASLES
The measles vaccine is a victim of it's own success, and the disease it prevents is trying to make a comeback:
 
VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION FOR BREASTFEEDING BABIES

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all breastfed babies receive a supplent of 400 IU of Vitamin D daily. See the following link for more information:

Viamin D Supplementation

 

INTRODUCING SOLID FOODS (from the American Academy of Pediatrics)

Switching to Solid Food



PROMOTING HEALTHY SLEEP HABITS IN CHILDREN (from the National Sleep Foundation):

Children and Sleep

Teens and Sleep

For information regarding sleep training infants and toddlers, click the Sleep button in the left column of this page.



RELIABLE SOURCES OF INFORMATION REGARDING IMMUNIZATION SAFETY
HHS IMMUNIZATION WEBSITE:  www.vaccines.gov
VACCINE INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC (Immunization Action Coalition): http://vaccineinformation.org
VACCINE EDUCATION CENTER AT CHOP: http://vaccine.chop.edu
EVERY CHILD BY TWO: http://www.ecbt.org
For additional information on vaccines and vaccine safety, click the Immunizations button in the left column of this page.  



PANEL ENDORSES HPV VACCINE FOR BOYS
(NY Times October 25, 2011)

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that boys age 11-21 receive the Human Pappiloma Virus (HPV) vaccine. HPV vaccine has been recommended for girls age 11-26 since 2006.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/26/health/policy/26vaccine.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/Vaccines/HPV/Index.html



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