As flu season approaches, be aware of the different symptoms you may experience with the common cold, flu, and COVID-19. The list is not exhaustive, and other symptoms may be present or overlapping. If you have any of the symptoms above, please bring it up with your doctor during the appointment. Getting an annual flu […]
We understand the concern that many may have over the Covid 19 pandemic and would like to minimize anxiety regarding visits to our office. We have implemented the following recommendations: First, we are only allowing 1 parent or adult accompany the child/patient to the office. If you have a protective mask, please wear it while […]
We know that our community is becoming increasingly concerned about the coronavirus. We are attaching a link to healthychildren.org a website affiliated with the American Academy of Pediatrics that will give you some insight and updated information. If you are ill, and have recently traveled to any of the countries at risk, please seek attention at a […]
2019 – Get Fit With Beau and Dr. O
Join us in 2019 to Get Fit With Beau and Dr. O. FREE FItness Boot Camp for Kids ages 8-14 years old with Beau. When: 1/12, 1/19, and 2/2/2019 Where: Hancock Park on Field 1C Time: 10:30am – 11:30am Dr. Otero Will host FREE Zumba classes for Parents. Space is […]
The Journey of Your Chid’s Vaccine
Urgent Care: Is It Worth the No Wait?
The best place for children to receive medical care is at a pediatrician’s office. But, sometimes kids don’t wait for office hours to get sick or injured. So, what should you do for those times when your baby runs a high fever during the night or your young athlete hurts his wrist at a weekend practice? It happens. The […]
Why should I visit my Pediatrician every year for a Well- Child check up?
It is easy to know when to take babies and toddlers to the doctor for well-child checkups. The schedule is pretty frequent early on. But after age five many parents do not see the need to go to the doctor unless their child is sick. If your children are generally healthy, they could easily go […]
In Florida our children swim for almost the entire year. For this reason we do have a higher rate of swimmer’s ear which we pediatricians call otitis externa which means an infection in the outer ear canal. This is different than a typical ear infection which is called otitis media where the infection is behind […]