A Letter to Our Patients

Posted in: News- Sep 26, 2013 Comments Off on A Letter to Our Patients

We are pleased to announce that we will be joining the John Muir Medical Group. You can read the letter that was sent to families. A few key points to emphasize:

 

  • We are making this transition because we believe that it affords us the best opportunity to provide superior care in the future.
  • The same doctors will see your children at the same location.
  • We are committed to helping our current families stay with their existing pediatricians and specialists.
  • We genuinely want to hear from you with any concerns and questions.

 

Summer is Coming!

Posted in: News- Mar 01, 2013 Comments Off on Summer is Coming!

Click here for a link to day camp programs at UC Berkeley

More evidence on the benefits of staying active!

Posted in: News- Oct 18, 2012 Comments Off on More evidence on the benefits of staying active!

This New York Times article summarizes two new studies which demonstrate the harmful effects of prolonged sitting. We encourage all of our families to set limits on the amount of time that children spend in front of TV and computer screens. (Not easy!) Click here to view article.

Flu Vaccines Available for 2012-13

Posted in: News- Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off on Flu Vaccines Available for 2012-13

We encourage all of our patients 6 months old and older to get an annual influenza vaccine. Please call to schedule a vaccine for your child.

Great Ideas for Encouraging Reading!

Posted in: News- Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off on Great Ideas for Encouraging Reading!

Nice article about encouraging your children to read.

Happy Summer! Useful ideas for kids away at camp for the first time:

Posted in: News- Jun 20, 2012 Comments Off on Happy Summer! Useful ideas for kids away at camp for the first time:

Click here to read kids at camp article.

Cholesterol Screeing in Adolescents and Teens

Posted in: News- May 18, 2012 Comments Off on Cholesterol Screeing in Adolescents and Teens

Ask us if your adolescent/teen should have their cholesterol checked at their next well exam.
Click here to read about the new guidelines we are using to ensure good cardiovascular health in our teenage and young adult patients.

New Website for Summit Pediatrics Orinda

Posted in: News- May 12, 2012 Comments Off on New Website for Summit Pediatrics Orinda

Our aim is to create a website that is a practical source of information for families. We welcome any suggestions for making the website more useful!

Be Alert to Concussions in Girls and Young Athletes!

Posted in: News- May 12, 2012 Comments Off on Be Alert to Concussions in Girls and Young Athletes!

Prompt recognition and treatment for concussions is crucial for all of our young athletes’ well-being.
We are working with young athletes and their families to help them understand how to prevent and manage head injuries. Click here for a useful article.