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Newborns Part I

Newborns Part I

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”.  

September news

September news

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. 

A PEDIATRICIAN LOOKS AT VACCINES

A PEDIATRICIAN LOOKS AT VACCINES

Nowadays, many parents are reluctant to vaccinate their children, having been told, incorrectly, that vaccines are too dangerous.  This is far different from when vaccines were first developed.  When the Salk vaccine for polio first came out in the 1950s, parents would endure long lines for a chance to avoid a disease that crippled or killed hundreds of thousands of children yearly in this country alone.