Along with holiday cheer, snow and cold weather comes Influenza (flu) and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), two common winter illnesses that can be very serious for children. Below is Part II of my primer on winter illnesses. Influenza (flu): This illness presents with the sudden onset of fever (often with chills),
Our Alexandria and Woodbridge (Lakeridge) offices will close early tomorrow (12/14) so that our staff can celebrate the holidays together. If your child needs to be seen tomorrow, please call early!
In our continuous effort to improve the patient experience, we will be implementing a new process for releasing our schedule. When a new month is available for scheduling we will send a message to all portal enabled patients. You will be able to schedule your well child visit on the portal 2 days ahead of the schedule being released to all families.
ALL Pediatrics is pleased to announce that Dr. Debbie Peng and Dr. Michael Caplan were selected as “Top Doctors” of 2018 by Washingtonian Magazine. We are thankful for the high quality and compassionate care they provide to our families.
After gathering feedback from patients we learned that many were not happy with how complex it was to view and pay statements. We are always looking for ways to make things easier for our patients; we are excited to announce that we have integrated our payment processing system into our electronic medical record system.
All of our offices now have flu vaccine! All times below are by appointment only. Please call 703 436 1200 to schedule an appointment for your child. Space is limited. Alexandria Office 11/29 8-3pm Woodbridge Office 11/30 8AM –
Here are items 6 – 10 of the top 10 concerns at the newborn visit. Please see part one of this blog post for items 1-5. 6. Sleeping: Sleep is a topic that parents and pediatricians talk about for 18+ years but with regard to newborns,
Please join our dietitian Jennifer Littau for a Facebook Live event on September 26th at 8 PM. Jennifer will be sharing details of an upcoming Free Family Fitness Bootcamp, scheduled for October 24th at 7 PM in the Lorton office. This will be a fun-filled spooky evening as we invite parents and children ages 6-12 to wear their costumes and enjoy learning new,
I completed my pediatric residency in July 2000 and found out I was pregnant with my first daughter shortly thereafter. One of the pediatricians I worked with at that time said, “You know the final step in becoming a good pediatrician is having a child”.
ALL Pediatrics is sad to announce that our beloved Dr. Shanti Chang, RN, FNP, Doctor of Nursing Practice, is resigning from ALL Pediatrics, effective September 15th. We are sad to see Shanti go, but are proud that she will be taking her skills onward to George Mason University where she will be teaching nurse practitioner students and helping to manage a clinic for underserved children.
We are excited to announce that the Lakeridge location will have evening hours Monday through Thursday beginning in September 10th.