December 11th, 2017

  There are just 4 days left to enter Pediatric Alliance’s annual ticket contest to see Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s sensory-friendly performance of The Nutcracker at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Pittsburgh on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Here...

September 8th, 2017

Responding to a blog post written last month on the discovery of a common viral trigger of celiac disease in humans (“Turning On Celiac Disease” — “The PediaBlog, August 18, 2017), Dr. Tony Kovatch (Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia) provided this insightful commentary:...

August 12th, 2017

Amazing Things Happen from Amazing Things Happen on YouTube: An introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely...

August 9th, 2017

  Following last Friday’s PediaBlog post, “Autism: Eyes Point Internally,” a reader asks: I have an autistic eleven-year-old son. I recently read an online article written by Emily Deans, M.D., Evolutionary Psychiatry, about various versions of the ketogenic diet having a positive...

August 8th, 2017

Like many girls with autism, Pauline Campos’s 9-year-old daughter’s situation often escapes notice from unsuspecting people: My daughter has high-functioning autism, which is the diagnostic term doctors now use for what was formerly known as Asperger’s syndrome. Many of the...

August 4th, 2017

By Michael Petrosky, M.D., F.A.A.P., Pediatric Alliance — Wexford   Autism: Eyes Point Internally     Even with all the advancements in medical science and knowledge gained on autism recently, the cause remains elusive. A recent study published in Nature sheds...

June 27th, 2017

  Last month, Pediatric Alliance held a ticket contest to see the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s sensory-friendly performance of “Music of Flight and Fantasy.” Writes the mother of one of our lucky winners: We had so much FUN. I teared up...

June 6th, 2017

Someone at a local police department had a great idea: The South Fayette Township Police Department is offering car magnets and decals indicating that a person with autism is aboard. The signs alert first responders such as police officers, firefighters...

  • MEET THE EDITOR

    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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