April 12th, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on April 12, 2018.   Making Healthy Food Choices     Coaching Your Child to Better Health By Jennifer Yoon, RDN/LDN, Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair   If your child is struggling with...

April 5th, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on April 5, 2016.   The School Excuse Pediatricians’ offices get bombarded daily with requests from parents for school excuses. What parents don’t realize is that for most situations, a note from the pediatrician...

March 22nd, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on March 22, 2017.   “Ask Us Anything”   My 6-year-old daughter is a highly sensitive person. She cries at the drop of a hat over every little thing. I have a hard...

March 8th, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on March 8, 2017.   Pictures Worth 1,000 Words       Part of my reasons for starting The PediaBlog four-and-a-half years ago was to create an accessible forum to better communicate pediatric issues...

February 22nd, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on February 22, 2013.   This Is Your Brain On Rock   This is interesting: Young children learning to play the drums, or a tiny violin, or the piano might not be making...

February 15th, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on February 15, 2013:   The Persistent Cough   An important study published in the Annals of Family Medicine attempts to answer this question:  “How long does a cough last?” Sally Kalson gives it...

February 8th, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on February 8, 2013.   “Go Ask Mom”   Bonnie Rochman found a teachable moment during last weekend’s Super Bowl: “Dad, where do babies come from?” The opening line of Kia’s Super Bowl commercial doesn’t...

February 1st, 2019

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on February 1, 2018.   Separating Flu Fact From Fiction     Even though we’ve covered this territory before on The PediaBlog, today we’ll let family physician Gretchen Lasalle, M.D. separate fact from...

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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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