Are vaccines safe? Are alternative vaccine schedules a good idea? These are common questions our Philadelphia and Main Line pediatricians receive. Here, we provide some answers. Vaccines are one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century. Infections that were once the most common causes of childhood death and disease in the U.S. – smallpox, diphtheria, polio, mumps, … [Read more...] about Vaccines: Too Much of a Good Thing? Our Most Common Vaccine Questions at Center City Pediatrics
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An article this week about toxic lead levels in Philadelphia’s River Wards has many families concerned for their young children’s developmental health and wellbeing. Our pediatricians offer some information about lead and how to reduce exposure. With Michigan’s Flint lead crisis flashing across news media outlets across the country in the recent past, awareness of the potential for childhood … [Read more...] about Lead and Your Family
What’s the best sunscreen for kids? What kind of clothing offers the best sun protection? Our Main Line & Center City pediatrician offers sun safety tips for kids and babies. Our office staff teases that no matter where I go on vacation, I never come home with a tan. I’m vigilant about sunscreen use for my family and myself year round – for good reason. Skin cancer is the most common cancer … [Read more...] about Sun Safety Tips for Kids & Babies
Request an Appointment Now on Our Website As a Patient-Centered Medical Home, Center City Pediatrics is committed to continuous evaluation of our policies and procedures to ensure we always provide our families with the best possible experience. This pursuit extends beyond the care we deliver in our exam rooms to include every aspect of your interactions with our office. It is with this pledge … [Read more...] about Request Appointments Online!
In PA, ticks are a real health threat. Our Philadelphia and Main Line pediatricians share guidelines on tick and mosquito repellent for kids, as well as other tips for keeping families safe this summer. In Philadelphia, the spring and summer months are a time when many of us enjoy the outdoors, whether taking advantage of the nearby Schuykill river and Wissahickon trails or venturing farther … [Read more...] about Tips to Stay Tick- and Mosquito-Free This Summer
Convenient Check-In at Your Fingertips As a Patient-Centered Medical Home, Center City Pediatrics is committed to making your experiences with our offices the best that they can be. As your partner, we pride ourselves on balancing evidenced-based care, personalized service and innovative technology. With that spirit of continuous improvement in mind, we are excited to begin offering Mobile … [Read more...] about Mobile Appointment Check-In Is Here!