December 5th, 2016

  Patrons to this month’s 26-performance run of The Nutcracker presented by the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (including the lucky winners of this month’s annual Pediatric Alliance ticket contest) will find plenty local references to keep them on their toes. Sara Bauknecht gives...

December 4th, 2016

Dude and Dude by Keith Poletiek (GoComics.com)            

December 3rd, 2016

INGRID SILVA // ACTIVIA from Ben Briand on Vimeo: Short film following the life journey of Ingrid Silva from the slums of Rio to the professional Ballet stage of New York City.    

December 2nd, 2016

It’s not anecdotal anymore that pediatricians are seeing an increased number of teenagers suffering from major depression. A new report published this month in Pediatrics confirms our suspicions of a significant increase in the prevalence of major depression in teenagers and young...

December 1st, 2016

The martial arts have long been popular among youth in promoting self-defense skills, physical fitness, and emotional development. A new report published in Pediatrics by the AAP Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness assesses the risks of injuries to children who...

November 30th, 2016

  By Rebecca Godlove, Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray     This past June, as my husband and I celebrated our son’s second birthday, I tried to fight a vague feeling of discontent. It wasn’t that the Curious George and Avengers...

November 29th, 2016

  You’ve probably seen your pediatrician perform these maneuvers on your baby’s hips — movements akin to prying away the thigh and drumstick from a Thanksgiving turkey — and wondered (with alarm), “What the heck is he doing?” What we are doing when...

November 28th, 2016

  For the 4th year in a row, Pediatric Alliance is pleased to support the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre as it presents a sensory-friendly version of the holiday classic The Nutcracker. And, for the 4th consecutive year, we will be raffling off tickets to families...

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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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