Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Ask the Pediatrician

Tuesday, February 22nd 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!

$10 per couple. Space is limited to 14 couples. Register today by
calling our Santa Monica Location at 310-998-1981

Our Pediatrician Panel:
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.

Cara Natterson, MD
Cara Natterson, MD is a board certified pediatrician and member of the AAP. She was in practice at 10th Street Pediatrics for many years before moving on to a career in writing and consulting. Cara has published three health and parenting books, the most recent of which came out this past October. She is a blogger on sites such as and, and she has appeared as an expert on TV, print, online, and speaking engagements. In her consulting practice, Worry Proof Consulting, Cara works with parents to review medical issues and wade though conflicting research or advice. She lives here in LA with her husband and two children.

Rebecca DiMundo, MD
Rebecca DiMundo, MD, is a Pediatrician and owner of a small private practice in Santa Monica.  She attended medical school at Keck USC School of Medicine, then completed residency in Pediatrics at L.A. County - USC Women's and Children's Hospital in Los Angeles. After graduation she spent 5 years working with the National Health Service Corps bringing medical care to under served communities along the Texas - Mexico border and in the Central Valley of California before returning to her hometown of Los Angeles.  She lives with her husband and 3 children.