June 29th, 2016

          (Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson/Yahoo!Images)   Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported on a serious outbreak of diarrhea due to infections with the bacteria Campylobacter jejuni. From May-November, 2014, ninety-nine cases of C. jejuni...

June 28th, 2016

  Pediatrician Robert A. Mendelson suggests that all pediatricians talk about screen time as a health issue with their patients and families: The health impacts of excessive media use are clear. They include decreased real-life communications with family and friends, disturbed...

June 27th, 2016

“Does having a baby really make it harder to concentrate?” This is the question Heidi Mitchell asked University of Denver neurologist Pilyoung Kim. Dr. Kim has found that not only does a mother’s body visibly change during pregnancy and in...

June 26th, 2016

Wallace the Brave by Will Henry (GoComics.com)            

June 25th, 2016

Sky Magic Live at Mt. Fuji: Drone Ballet Show by MicroAd, Inc. on Vimeo: Beautiful backdrop of the world heritage site Mt. Fuji was used to stage the first Live performance using MIDI controlled LED flying machines, accompanied by Shamisens,...

June 24th, 2016

  Sarah Kohl, M.D., F.A.A.P. Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray (19 years) Birthplace:  Wilmington, DE Education:  I went to high school in Philadelphia, then to Cornell University where I studied agriculture BUT I discovered I liked working with people instead! (I...

June 23rd, 2016

  By Brian W. Donnelly, M.D., I.B.C.L.C., Pediatric Alliance — North Hills       “Am I the only one I know Waging my wars behind my face and above my throat Shadows will scream that I’m alone” — Migraine...

June 22nd, 2016

  By Edwin King, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair     Yesterday we looked at the methodology of a recently published study which concluded convincingly that spanking is detrimental to physical and psychological health, beginning in childhood and running...

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    Ned Ketyer, M.D.

    Ned Ketyer, M.D.

    Dr. Ketyer has special interests in developmental pediatrics and preventative medicine, specifically how nutrition and the environment affect health. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

    As one of the founding physicians of Pediatric Alliance, PC, Dr. Ketyer served as its president from 1997-2004. He has been practicing general pediatrics at Pediatric Alliance since 1990. Dr. Ketyer and his wife have three boys and live in Pittsburgh's South Hills. 



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