April 17th, 2019

  Is it okay for kids to miss school for family vacations? It all depends on who you ask, writes pediatrician and Kids Travel Doc, Dr. Karl Neumann: To go or not to go? It’s an issue of family bonding...

January 21st, 2019

  Any parent who attends a child’s parent-teacher conference walks into the visually stimulating environment of the classroom and immediately notices maps, posters, and student artwork on the walls, books and student projects on the countertops, assignments written on the...

November 2nd, 2018

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on November 2, 2017.   Demystifying Dyslexia — 2     During October’s Dyslexia Awareness Month, New York’s Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education posted an important series of articles on their blog debunking...

October 19th, 2018

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on October 19, 2015.   October Is LD Awareness Month     October is the month of raising awareness for causes which are bigger than ourselves. As you may know, October is Breast...

October 17th, 2018

  Research scientist Collin Diedrich, Ph.D. recounts his childhood days struggling to succeed in school with learning differences: The anxiety that comes with failure can be paralyzing when you grow up with learning disabilities, like I did. It’s that gut-wrenching...

October 1st, 2018

  Last month, we discovered how expensive it will be if your daughter or son harbors dreams of becoming a doctor: If your son or daughter is expressing interest in some day earning a medical degree, Wall Street Physician, MD...

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...

November 2nd, 2017

  During October’s Dyslexia Awareness Month, New York’s Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education posted an important series of articles on their blog debunking commonly-held myths (see yesterday’s PediaBlog) and reviewing assistive technologies available for students diagnosed with dyslexia, curricula and...

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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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