Khanh Nguyen MD has become the new Chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Program at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. Dr. Nguyen was attracted by the comprehensive program in cardiovascular medicine developed by BCHP cardiologists and allied staff at MFCH. And by the opportunity to work with a large network of children’s healthcare providers that BCHP has created.
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that infects both males and females and causes serious diseases. HPV is very common; nearly one in four Americans is currently infected and most people will be exposed to HPV at some time in their life. For some, HPV clears on its own. For others, HPV causes cancer, including cancers of the mouth, throat, anus and genitals – cervix and vulva in females, penis in males. There is no way to predict who will or won’t get cancer. Every year in the United States, HPV causes 30,700 cancers in men and women. Fortunately, there is a vaccine which prevents people from getting HPV and can prevent most of these cancers from occurring.
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Physicians have known that the pituitary gland plays a significant role in controlling human growth. When parents suspect their child might not be growing at a normal rate, they naturally can become concerned. It is then the role of the physician to determine whether there is an organic cause for the shorter stature and, if so, how to treat the child in hopes of promoting normal growth. But how can physicians ascertain what is considered ‘normal’ when it comes to height and stature as it relates to the function of the pituitary gland?
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BCHP Pediatrician Dr. Rebekka Levis was interviewed on the subject of Water and Sun Safety Tips for the Memorial Day Weekend
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Tarrytown, NY (April 26, 2018) – An innovative pediatric course designed to meet the need for enhanced knowledge by clinicians was recently hosted by Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Health Physicians. The course, entitled Pediatric Advances for the Primary Care Clinician: Cutting Edge Expertise was held at the Double Tree by Hilton in Tarrytown. Former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, served as Guest Speaker.
The pediatric course allowed attendees to enhance their abilities to make a thorough diagnosis and increase their knowledge of when to refer to a specialist. More than 370 pediatricians attended. The speakers and sessions touched upon the latest literature and information on their respective subjects followed by interactive Q&A sessions.
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Dr. Joseph Boyer, MD was interviewed by News 12 Westchester on the medical benefits of raising the smoking age from 18 to 21 years of age. This segment was originally broadcast on April 2, 2018 on NWWC, News 12 Westchester.
New York, NY (WNYW – Fox5NY):
Dr. Sheila Nolan MD is interviewed by Fox 5 about this year’s flu epidemic and the future of flu shots.
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Dear All …….Gary Wormser MD was Interviewed today by Fox 5 TV Reporter Linda Schmidt ….Subject …..Preventing Lyme Disease 2017
Dr. Wormser’s interview should air on the 5:00 oclock Newscast and on their10:00 oclock Newscast as well…….Fred
Boston Children’s Health Physicians (BCHP) is pleased to announce the opening of our new Center for Pulmonology, Allergy, Immunology and Sleep Medicine in White Plains on November 14, 2016. The Center is in a newly-renovated office at 222 Westchester Avenue, Suite 403, conveniently located just off I-287 and only minutes from I-95, the Hutchinson River, Bronx River and Sprain Brook Parkways. Specialists will see both adult and pediatric patients for a variety of conditions including asthma, allergies, sleep disorders and immunological concerns. We are now making appointments for this new location through our Specialty Referral Hotline at 844-4-MD-BCHP (844-463-2247).
BCHP will also be opening a new specialty office at 266 North Street, Suite B, in Newburgh, NY on December 1, 2016. Pediatric specialty services at this site will include cardiology; developmental pediatrics; endocrinology; gastroenterology; and pulmonology, allergy and immunology. Sleep Medicine will be available beginning in January 2017. With easy access from I-87 (New York State Thruway), I-84, Route 9W and the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, we are pleased to offer specialty care in a larger, newly-renovated office better able to serve our growing patient base in this region. We are now making appointments for this new location through our Specialty Referral Hotline at 844-4-MD-BCHP (844-463-2247).
Should you let your child walk to school without you? That is the question some parents are pondering as the school year approaches.