Links

Below is a list of recommended specialists:

 

Pediatric allergy and asthma care:

Violetta Zaleska, M.D. http://allergyandasthmamd.com

Monika Woroniecka, M.D. http://www.allergist4u.yourmd.com

 

Pediatric dermatology:

Tamara Moss, M.D. http://www.mossderm.com

Michael Shapiro, M.D. http://www.vanguarddermatology.com/michael-shapiro

 

Pediatric ENT:

Shai Shinhar M.D. http://www.shaishinharmd.com

 

Pediatric neurologist:

Rami Grossmann, M.D. http://childbrain.com

 

Pediatric ophthalmology:

Eric Lichtenstein, M.D. http://www.pediatriceyemd.com/

 

Pediatric orthopedic surgery:

Edward Toriello, M.D. http://www.orthodoc.aaos.org/toriello

 

Other useful links:

http://www.health.state.ny.us - NYS Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

http://www.cdc.gov - Center for Disease Control and Prevention

http://www.healthychildren.org - American Academy of Pediatrics

http://www.maimonidesmed.org - Maimonides Medical Center

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/default.htm - Vaccination Information Statement

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/living/cir-home.shtml - Citywide Immunization Registry

http://www.apa.org - American Psychological Association

 

If you have questions about specific diseases or conditions you can visit: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

 

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000043.htm - Education on Asthma, Peak flow meter use

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/asthma/asthma_qrg.pdf - Asthma Guidelines

http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/tools_for_control.htm - Education on Asthma

http://www2.aap.org/obesity/families.html?technology=1 - Education on Obesity

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/obesityinchildren.html - Education on Obesity

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/csi/csi-ped-obesity-coach-card.pdf - Education on Obesity - Parental Coaching

http://www2.niddk.nih.gov - Education on Diabetes

http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/psychiatry/areas-of-care/eating-and-weight-disorders-program/about-eating-and-weight-disorders - Weight and Eating Disorder Program (Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity)

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/quit_smoking_cessation.htm - Smoking Cessation

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000813.htm - Education on Allergic Rhinitis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002494 - Education on Autism

http://www.autismspeaks.org - Education on Autism

http://www.brightfuturesforfamilies.org/home.shtml - Bright Futures for Families

http://www.thecandidadiet.com/fighting-childhood-obesity-with-diet-nutrition-and-exercise - Education on Obesity

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/smoke/smoke-quit-to-save.pdf - Quitting smoking

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/smoke/smoke-quit-smoking-coaching-guide.pdf - Quitting smoking

 

NYS Smokers’ Quitline Services 1-866-697-8487

 

Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)

 

Help for Emotional and Substance Abuse Problems 1-800-LIFENET (800-543-3638)

 

24 Hours Hotline of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

 

Counseling services:

Sanctuary for Families http://www.sanctuaryforfamilies.org

Family Justice Center http://www.nyc.gov/html/ocdv/html/help/fjc.shtml

 

Hanna Lesicka, MD, FAAP
Hanna Lesicka, MD, FAAP
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