Evaluate your child’s growth and development — from the earliest smiles and words to their concerns about sex and drug use when teenagers.
Perform a history and physical examination and identify children and adolescents who may be at increased risk of morbidity or mortality.
For childhood immunization programs to be successful, parents must comply with immunization recommendations.
The flu season usually starts in the fall and ends in the spring. Talk with Dr Healy about getting vaccinated at the start of the season.
We’ ve selected some of the hottest topics in pediatrics to feature. Here some of the topic:
Related concepts: Hearing loss, Conductive hearing loss, Sensorineural hearing loss….
Related concepts: Flea bitten rash of the newborn; Toxic erythema of the newborn, Baby rash…..
Related concepts:Nasal allergies, Allergic rhinitis, Hay fever, Seasonal allergic rhinitis….
Related concepts: Reactive airway disease, wheezy bronchitis, viral-associated wheezing….
Bronchitis is inflammation of the large airways in the chest and pneumonia is inflammation of the lung….
Technically, referring to a broad range of red, itchy rashes, contact allergies such as poison oak….
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Rose is very compassionate and will take care of your little ones as if he/she were one of hers. She is a loving mother of 2 boys a 14 and a 6 yr. old.
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Christine has been and is a very valuable employee, the face of our front office and who will always help you joyful. She is a loving mother of a 10 yr. old son.
Josephine Ruiz-Healy, M.D.
Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics
A mother of three, Dr. Ruiz-Healy completed her pediatric residency in 1986 at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics. Certified by the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine; with over 20 years of Private Practice
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She will joyfully help you and your child at your next visit at our office, always with a smile and great attitude.