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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.


Blizzard 2015

For the safety of our patients and staff Hyde Park Pediatrics will be closed Tuesday, January 27th. If your child has an appointment scheduled for Tuesday, please call the office Monday or Wednesday to reschedule. Please be assured that a provider will be available throughout the day to answer any urgent questions or concerns, by calling the answering service through our regular number (617.361.1470).

2015 Flu Update

fluIt’s been a disappointing year for this year’s flu vaccine. The CDC estimates that it has prevented influenza for only 23% of the people who have received it.  Understandably many of our patients are asking: if my child has not yet received the flu vaccine, should I still have her get it? Our answer is yes.  It still works some of the time, even if the match of flu stain this year isn’t perfect. 23% effective is [...]

The Latest From HPP

Q & A: Sleeping in the parents bed

Psychological Care Associates offers advice to parents who want to reassure their child while still having them sleep independently. Q: “My child is plenty old enough to be sleeping in her own bed, and used to, but ever since she watched a scary movie she insists on sleeping in our parental bed. We were understanding at first, but now we can’t get her out, or if we do, she only crawls back in our bed

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Dealing with Disappointing College Acceptance Decisions

With the college application process underway for many Seniors, the highs and excitement of the future is sometimes drowned by the lows of college rejections or comparisons with classmates and friends. Our partners at Psychological Care Associates offer advice for helping your child through the tough moments. Q: “My high school senior will be hearing from colleges soon. I fear how she’ll handle rejections and comparisons with her classmates. What can I do if/when this

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Talking to Kids about Drugs and Alcohol

Talking to Kids about Drugs and Alcohol Use   Hyde Park Pediatrics encourages parents to start discussing the risks of marijuana and alcohol with your children when they are young.  National surveillance data of high school students indicate that 28% have had an alcoholic drink before age 13 and 7% of 8th graders have already smoked marijuana. Unfortunately use of marijuana is rising steadily among teenagers. Teens who begin drinking and marijuana use at a

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About the Flu (2014)

  What is the flu?     “Flu” describes multiple strains of influenza virus that can cause severe upper-respiratory infections. Flu is very different from a cold. It is a much more severe illness, characterized by high fever, runny nose, extreme fatigue, sore throat, nausea, hacking cough, headache and muscle aches. It has a high risk of complications, including ear infection, pneumonia, dehydration, and even death. Influenza causes about 30,000 deaths per year in the United

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Hyde Park Pediatrics, partners with Psychological Care Associates

Hyde Park Pediatrics is thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Psychological Care Associates to provide psychological services within our office, alongside and in collaboration with our pediatric providers. Child psychologists Dr. Iris Miller and Dr. Joanna Weinberg provide consultation, education, treatment and referral guidance for children and families, together and in coordination with your Hyde Park Pediatrician.

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Fall is here

The days are getting shorter, the nights are cooler, and the crickets are chirping: late summer has arrived. Hyde Park Pediatrics recommends that you begin to think about a healthy return to the school year.

Plan now for healthy school lunches.

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Ticks Are Everywhere!

Children should be checked for ticks each night before bed if they have spent time outdoors. Look everywhere–ticks love warm dark places like skin folds and the scalp. The nymphal deer tick can be as small as a millimeter in size! If you find a tick, remove it by grasping it firmly with tweezers as close to the skin as possible and pulling straight out…

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Be Prepared

Families should maintain a well-stocked medicine cabinet in case an unexpected need arises. Hyde Park Pediatrics recommends that parents of young infants have available: A digital thermometer, KY jelly and isopropyl alcohol; infant acetaminophen; diaper ointment; pedialyte; saline nose drops, a bulb syringe for removing nasal mucous…

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Healthy Baby Food Options

What are the healthiest options for your baby’s first solid foods? THRIVING, Children’s Hospital’s on-line magazine recently published an article by Dr. Sax about the best options for an infant’s first foods. Dr. Sax explains the importance of introducing REAL, not processed foods to infants. Read her article, FIRST FOODS.

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Hyde Park Pediatrics Medical Home

What is a Family-Centered Medical Home? The Medica Home is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, Family-Centered, coordinated, compassionate and culturally effective care. This means that our practice, as your medical home, is a central resource for all of your child’s care needs. In our medical home your child’s doctors and nurses will make you feel like you are an integral part of your child’s health care team. We encourage parents to participate in all aspects of their

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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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Our Location

Contact Details

Address:
695 Truman Pkwy
Hyde Park MA, 02136
Directions

100 Highland Ave
Milton, MA 02186
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Phone: 617-361-1470