Welcome Spring! "It's just a check-up, so I should be in and out in, 20 minutes, right?" Not exactly. There are so many aspects to a visit that you see and even more that you may not see. I know. As the father of four mostly grown children, I have waited, at times, for what seemed like an eternity at our New Jersey pediatrician's office for my kids' appointments to start, the provider … [Read more...] about Spring Is Finally Here!
Upcoming Staffing Changes at CCP To the families of Center City Pediatrics, It is with a heavy heart that I share this summer I will be leaving Center City Pediatrics. Due to family needs, I am relocating to Northern California. It has been a true pleasure to be a part of the CCP team over the past 4 years and an honor to care for your children during that time. To those families that I … [Read more...] about Important Provider Announcement
Happy Birthday, Center City Pediatrics! 0 to 10. 1 to 9. 6 to 21. 0 to 8500. Only one.... Years open. Number of providers. Exam rooms. Patients. Philosophy. This is the story of our last 10 years! It's hard to believe that we have come this far. 10 years ago, when we opened our doors, we had a goal to create a community based "Medical Home" pediatric practice in Center City - a village … [Read more...] about Tenth Anniversary Announcement
Fee, Fi, Fo, FLU The giant is among us: the seasonal influenza epidemic. This viral infection, known as Influenza or "the flu," for short, is hitting us hard and early this year. Given all the questions and concerns, Center City Pediatrics would like to equip our families with important and accurate information on flu prevention and treatment for children. What are the symptoms of the flu? Flu … [Read more...] about Flu Season Is Here
Tis the season for reflecting on from where we have come and to where we are going. From a fast paced, rapidly changing 2017, we now jump into the New Year. Center City Pediatrics is 6 months away from the 10 year anniversary of our grand opening. I'm amazed. First of all, I'm amazed that my son is turning 10. I vividly remember pushing him in his stroller to our newly built-out, 6 exam room … [Read more...] about Happy New Year from Center City Pediatrics: Welcome to 2018!
What is influenza? Influenza is a virus typically associated with high fever, body aches, malaise, cough, sore throat, and upper respiratory symptoms. Although many people consider GI symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea part of a "flu", these issues are less commonly associated with influenza. How long do flu symptoms last? Typically 3 - 10 days. Is there only one kind of flu? No. … [Read more...] about Flu Season is Here: Fast Facts to Help You Stay Healthy