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Welcome to Hyde Park Pediatrics

ns1Welcome to Hyde Park Pediatrics, recognized by Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) as one of the top pediatric practices in the region. Our entire team, from our doctors to our nurses to our care coordinators to our administrative staff, are highly accomplished and compassionate professionals who are firmly committed to our patients and their families. We all believe that caring for young people and keeping them healthy is fundamental to creating a happier and more vibrant society. We hope this information will answer many of your questions about our office and will prove helpful as we work together to serve your family’s healthcare needs. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Thanks for choosing us.


Pediatric Care For Your Older Teen...

graduation-819762_640HOW TO PREPARE FOR 18 AND BEYOND For many parents a child’s 18th birthday looms like an approaching cliff. Your child steps over the precipice and suddenly you have no legal rights to view his medical information. Indeed as soon as a teen reaches his 18th birthday, by law his medical information belongs to him and it cannot be shared with a parent without his consent. Age of majority is not just about confidentiality, many [...]

Sun Protection: Dangerous Effects of Sun Exposure and How to Prevent Them (Part 2)

alligator-44595_640Part two: PREVENTING SUN DAMAGE Repeated sun exposure and suntans cause premature aging of the skin (wrinkling, sagging, and brown sunspots).  Repeated sunburns increase the risk of skin cancers in the damaged area.  Every blistering sunburn acquired doubles the risk of developing malignant melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. Preventing Sunburn Prevention is the key to managing sunburn, and several means of sun protection should be employed to avoid UV damage to the [...]

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Sun Protection: Dangerous Effects of Sun Exposure and How to Prevent Them (Part 1)

Part One: UNDERSTANDING SUNBURN Sunburn.  That painful, red, and occasionally blistering reaction of the skin in response to excessive sun exposure.  It’s a well-known, generally warm-weather phenomenon. In the US, 30 to 40 percent of adults and 70 to 85 percent of children and adolescents have reported at least one sunburn in the previous year.  But the significance of sunburn lies not simply in the acute discomfort it causes; more importantly, sunburn is a marker

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Help! My child has become a vegetarian!

Q: My daughter has decided to follow a vegetarian diet, do I need to worry about protein deficiency? This is one of the most common questions that pediatricians are asked. The answer is, a vegetarian diet, and especially a pescatarian (eats fish) diet, can be a very healthy option. Vegan and macrobiotic diets on the other hand pose significant nutritional challenges for children and teens. Complete nutrition, including adequate protein, can easily be obtained without

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Infants and sleeping

As infants age, they naturally acquire the ability to sleep longer stretches overnight. There are proven strategies to help babies learn to prolong these sleep stretches. Beginning by about 2 months old, we recommend that you try to catch the deliciously drowsy moment just before your baby falls asleep and put him down then, in his usual sleep space, before he is sound asleep. If he falls asleep while feeding, give him a kiss or

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Does the ‘BRAT’ Diet Really Work?

Has the BRAT diet withstood the test of time? As a wave of vomiting and diarrhea illness sweeps our area it is worth reviewing the best foods to feed a child with a stomach virus. For decades parents, grandparents, and pediatricians alike recommended the very bland BRAT diet for kids with diarrhea. BRAT stands for: Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. The BRAT diet was thought to rest the gut by being easy to digest and

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HPP Gets High Marks

Consumer Reports Ranks Hyde Park Pediatrics Top Pediatric Practice in Metro Boston. The Massachusetts Health Quality Partners surveyed patients of every primary care practice in Massachusetts. Our patients gave us top ratings for physician communication, timely appointments…

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About Us

Welcome to Hyde Park Pediatrics, recognized by Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) as one of the top pediatric practices in the region. Our entire team, from our doctors to our nurses to our care coordinators to our administrative staff, are highly accomplished and compassionate professionals who are firmly committed to our patients and their families.

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695 Truman Pkwy
Hyde Park MA, 02136
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100 Highland Ave
Milton, MA 02186
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Phone: 617-361-1470

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