May 9th, 2017

  Mind On The Run: Theory of Mind — According to Dodger By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia     Part 2:  After two years in the RTF came the potentially pivotal event in Dodger’s story. He was...

May 8th, 2017

  Mind On The Run: Theory of Mind — According to Dodger By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia     “He did not believe that he should ever again love anything, man or woman or his own child,...

May 5th, 2017

Mind On The Run: Thursday’s Pap By Anthony Kovatch, MD, Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia   Part 3: Amidst the gallows humor and the despair, there were cases where a strange magic seemed to be operative. One eleven-year-old with Post Traumatic...

May 4th, 2017

Mind On The Run: Thursday’s Pap By Anthony Kovatch, MD, Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia   Part 2: The wards were larded with the foul musty odor of soiled pulled-ups, the foul language of altercations, the hollow shrieks of autistic communication, and...

May 3rd, 2017

Mind On The Run: Thursday’s Pap By Anthony Kovatch, MD, Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia   “Images of broken light which dance before me like a million eyes, That call me on and on across the universe….. Nothing’s gonna change my...

November 23rd, 2016

Mind On The Run: “On the Banks” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia     (Musical accompaniment: “Michael (Row the Boat Ashore)” sung by the Highwaymen.)   Who do we consider the most influential pediatrician of the 21st...

November 17th, 2016

Mind On The Run: “The Past Also Rises” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia   “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” — from “Requiem for a Nun” by William Faulkner, American author.   “A generation...

September 1st, 2016

Shoeless Joe from Hannibal MO     MIND ON THE RUN — Baseball and Old Lace By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia   (Musical Accompaniment: “You Gotta Have Heart” from the baseball classic “Damn Yankees” on YouTube.)   For...

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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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