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...

June 16th, 2016

  Mind On The Run: “Fatherhood, Sonhood, and Other Incurable Conditions” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia     (Musical accompaniment: “Little Green” by Joni Mitchell — a ballad about a father who bailed out.)   “Life can only...

May 26th, 2016

  Mind On The Run: “Vanitha! Vanitha! Mother To Us All” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia Division   (Musical accompaniment: “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” by George Harrison.)   Bodhisattva: In Buddhism, a person who is able...

March 3rd, 2016

  Mind On The Run:  “Eulogy For My Favorite Professor” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia Divison ***************************************   (Musical Accompaniment: “Leader of the Band” by Dan Fogelberg)   “Kilimanjaro…is said to be the highest mountain in Africa....

January 14th, 2016

  Mind On The Run: “Case Report: Weightlifters Beware!” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia Division _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _ (Musical Accompaniment: “Vertigo” by Bernard Herrmann, from the original motion...

December 24th, 2015

  Mind On The Run: “Yes, Miles, There is a Santa Claus… Yes, Miles, There Was a Virginia” By Anthony Kovatch, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Arcadia Division     (Musical Accompaniment: “In My Life” by The Beatles)   Dear Miles,...

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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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