1. When to Call the Pediatrician: Fever

    Your children are precious, and you want to keep them healthy and happy. The first moment you notice something is wrong can be scary, but not everything is as obvious as bleeding injuries. When do you call the doctor? Your local Pediatric Associates of Northern Colorado are here to help. We have doc…Read More

  2. Schedule your well child/sports physical visits now!

    Don’t wait!  Please call us for those popular summer sports physical visits now.  The AAP recommends yearly physicals for all ages 3yrs and older (they are more frequent under age 3 yrs).  Well child visits are very important to ensure your child is healthy.  We screen for many disorders and c…Read More

  3. Pediatrician in Fort Collins

    We are a small, private pediatric office located in Fort Collins. We are the only practice in Fort Collins that’s focus is solely on pediatric care. We take pride in the fact that you know your children’s doctor will be a part of their life from birth until twenty-one. Our whole child approach…Read More

  4. Zika Virus

    For about a year we’ve been hearing about a “new” virus affecting the health of infants: Zika. This Flavivirus originated in Uganda and was first isolated from rhesus monkeys in 1947. It was named after the Zika forest nearby. Like other infectious diseases, the ease of international travel ha…Read More

  5. West Nile Virus

    On NPR this morning, the local Northern Colorado affiliate brought us a story about the high numbers of reported and suspected West Nile Virus (WNV) cases in Fort Collins this summer and Larimer County has issued a Health Alert to all area healthcare providers. There have been 35 batches of trapped …Read More

  6. Summer’s Great Except for One Thing: Mosquitos!

    As a pediatrician in Fort Collins, Colorado and a 4 Tesla Mosquito Magnet, I’ve wondered whether any of the botanical products out there work against the littler biters or whether I better stick with DEET despite the toxicity concerns. Also, what about all of the legends we hear about mosquitos an…Read More

  7. Influenza

    Yes, it’s that time of year: time to get vaccinated for influenza. Influenza has been reported north of Denver this week. It is hard to predict at this time if we will have an early start to this year’s influenza season. Influenza cases typically increase in January, but can be as early as Novem…Read More

  8. Ten Tips for Picky Eaters

    Every parent has wrung their hands with worry about their child’s eating habits. Too much. Too little. No veggies. No variety. We’ve all been there. Fortunately, for almost all of these picky eaters, they grow just fine when we look at their growth charts at their office visits. Still, we’d …Read More

  9. Ear Infections

    As a pediatrician in Northern Colorado, one condition I diagnose and treat every day is otitis media — the medical name for an ear infection.  I am not alone, concern for an ear infection is the leading reason children visit the doctor.  By age 3, 80% of children will have had at least one ear i…Read More