September 7th, 2018

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on September 7, 2015.   College Advisor: Freshman Year     Dear Parents of College Freshmen: We discussed all of the following (and more) with your child at their last checkup before they left...

August 21st, 2018

Drabble by Kevin Fagan (GoComics.com)         Before your college student steps onto campus this fall, there are some important things they should consider and discuss with you. Being prepared for the academic and social challenges ahead may...

September 1st, 2017

(This essay first appeared on The PediaBlog on August 11, 2016.) ————————————————————————– Attention high school students — this PediaBlog is for you! Whether you are a rising high school freshman or a rising senior, dominating the process of college admission...

August 31st, 2017

(This essay first appeared on The PediaBlog on August 10, 2016.) —————————————————————————- Attention high school students — this PediaBlog is for you! Whether you are a rising high school freshman or a rising senior, dominating the process of college admission...

August 30th, 2017

(This essay first appeared on The PediaBlog on August 9, 2016.) —————————————————————————- Attention high school students — this PediaBlog is for you! Whether you are a rising high school freshman or a rising senior, dominating the process of college admission...

August 29th, 2017

(This essay first appeared on The PediaBlog on August 8, 2016.) —————————————————————————- Attention high school students — this PediaBlog is for you! Whether you are a rising high school freshman or a rising senior, dominating the process of college admission...

August 21st, 2017

(Wow, that went fast! The summer’s nearly over and the kids are getting ready to go back to school. A lot of our college-age kids are already on their way! If you have a college student just starting out, please...

January 20th, 2017

Yesterday on The PediaBlog, we compared and contrasted Individual Educational Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans which are available for public schoolchildren with a wide variety of disabilities, including learning differences, medical problems, physical handicaps, mental illnesses, and others. Attention deficit...

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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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