Monday, October 4, 2010

Free Sizzling Hot Topics Lecture!

Ask the Pediatrician
Tuesday, October 26th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
at our Santa Monica Location for Expectant Parents

Don’t miss this chance to ask three local Pediatricians anything as you prepare for your newborn. Expectant parent’s questions will guide the discussion. Here are some possible topics:

  • Well baby care: what is the schedule?
  • How will I know if my baby is sick?
  •  When should I call the doctor?
  • Which thermometer is best to use?
  • Normal baby behaviors (hiccups, sneezing, burping)
  • Skin care—rashes, wipes, diaper cream,  lotion, powder
  • What is colic and can it be prevented?
  • When might my baby sleep more?
  • Blocked tear ducts
  • Whopping cough epidemic (Pertussis)
  • Vitamin D supplement
  • Vaccines

Snacks will be served.
Don’t miss out on our Grand Prize Drawing!

Space is limited to 14 couples. Register today by 
calling our Santa Monica Location at 310-998-1981

Our Pediatrician Panel:
Lisa Stern, MD, Tenth Street Pediatrics
Lisa Stern, MD, has been a practicing pediatrician in Santa Monica for 18 years. She started her career with Harvey Karp at Pier Avenue Pediatrics and they joined Tenth Street Pediatrics in 1997. With seven pediatricians caring for patients 365 days per year, Tenth Street is the largest private practice in west Los Angeles. Lisa originally hails from NYC and attended Barnard College and New York Medical College. She came west to train in general pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and then in pediatric hematology-oncology at UCLA. Along the way Lisa raised two wonderful daughters, one of whom is in college and one who is graduating from high school this year.  In her free time, Lisa is an avid hiker, yogi, and skier. She is also dedicated to improving healthcare in Third World countries. This summer Lisa and her daughter volunteered at an orphanage in Kenya.

Sonya Sethi Gohill, MD, Brentwood Pediatrics
Dr. Sonya Sethi Gohill is the proud owner of Brentwood Pediatrics, a small private pediatrics office in Brentwood.  "Dr. Sonya" grew up in Los Angeles, and attended Stanford University, where she graduated with distinction.  She then attended medical school at UCLA, and stayed there for residency. She has been in private practice since 2002, and opened her own office in June, 2010. She is also trained as a certified lactation educator. Dr. Sonya lives in Santa Monica with her husband and two sons, Dilan (5) and Jaiden (2).

Tyler D. Krohn, MD, Santa Monica Pediatrics
Tyler D. Krohn, M.D. is currently a pediatrician at Santa Monica Pediatrics and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.  His partners include renowned pediatricians Marshall Sachs, Dennis Woo, Sharon Kaminker, and Chiaki Jutabha and their group is one of the oldest and most well-respected pediatrics practices on the Westside of Los Angeles.  After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a focus on biomedical science and health care studies, he moved to Los Angeles  where he received his Medical Doctorate from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.  He then began his career in pediatrics doing his internship and residency training at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, which has been ranked as one of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the United States and the best children’s hospital on the West Coast (Source: US News & World Report).  He has spent time in the leadership of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has conducted research in the area of cystic fibrosis, which is an area of particular interest to him.  He and his wife live in Brentwood with their two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Henry and Jack, and they are currently expecting their first child.