August 15th, 2018

  Yesterday on The PediaBlog, we reviewed some basic pool rules that should be familiar to everyone relaxing poolside on these final warm days of summer. Natural bodies of water are also exciting venues for summer recreation and many of...

August 14th, 2018

  Drowning tragedies unfortunately happen all too often in the United States: >  Each year, nationwide, about 300 children under 5 years old drown in swimming pools, usually a pool owned by their family. >  Drowning is the leading cause of...

August 13th, 2018

  A “Health Advisory” issued a couple of weeks ago by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary, Dr. Rachel Levine (who is, by the way, a pediatrician), alerted health professionals about the increased prevalence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the...

August 12th, 2018

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August 11th, 2018

An Oasis In the Midst of a Food Desert from Great Big Story on Vimeo: When Reverend Richard Joyner began to take notice of the increasing number of funerals he was presiding over in rural Conetoe, North Carolina, he knew...

August 10th, 2018

*This post first appeared on The PediaBlog on August 10, 2017.   FDA Warning On Supplements   This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning [updated 11/1/17] about a product I had never heard of before, though I...

August 9th, 2018

  MIND ON THE RUN Removing Blood from the White Coat By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia   “The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat...

August 8th, 2018

  If your son or daughter is expressing interest in some day earning a medical degree, Wall Street Physician, MD says it’s going to be very expensive. Costs are rising and so is the debt medical school graduates find themselves...

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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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