September 5th, 2017

  Let’s Move! By Hilary Garbon, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, Pediatric Alliance — Northland     Let’s Move Pittsburgh is a great local organization that strives to raise awareness about the benefits of healthy foods, increased exercise, and decreased screen time in...

January 30th, 2017

  By Sara DePierre, PA-C, IBCLC, Pediatric Alliance — Jefferson Hills     As a health care provider, there are numerous topics near and dear to my heart but few that provoke true passion and fire in my discussions with...

January 26th, 2017

We’re going to step away from pediatrics for a day and focus on grandparents (and in some cases, great-grandparents). At some point in our lives, many of us are called upon to care for an elderly family member, probably our...

January 3rd, 2017

Perhaps you made a resolution to improve your level of physical fitness this new year. Maybe you will walk more, jog further, or even hit the gym. How about your children? With so many time pressures applied on our kids —...

January 2nd, 2017

          Did you make a New Year’s Resolution for 2017? According to Statistic Brain, 45% of us usually make at least one promise to ourselves at the start of every year. Here are the top-10 wishes...

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 9th, 2016

  The sunny and warm mornings we’ve had recently haven’t been wasted for those out for a walk, jog, or bike ride on the area’s trails and streets. A brisk walk on the lovely Montour Trail recently revealed people of...

September 15th, 2016

  With more than 44 million American children 18 years old and under participating in youth sports, the number of injuries these young athletes suffer shouldn’t be surprising. Soccer is one sport that has gained in popularity in the U.S....

  • 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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