Friday, March 18, 2011

Ask the Pediatrician

Tuesday, April 12 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
at our Hollywood 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 Hollywood Location at 323-469-5300.
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.

Lisa Hauselman, MD, 
Lisa Hauselman, MD, is a pediatrician and partner at Premier Pediatrics Beverly Hills.  Born and raised in Los Angeles, Lisa attended the University of Pennsylvania before returning home to begin her medical education.  She attended medical school at UCLA School of Medicine graduating with honors, and then completed her residency in Pediatrics at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Lisa lives with her husband and two children: Sophie (6) and Moses (3).

Rachel J. Kramer, M.D., CLE
The Pediatric Group Beverly Hills
A native of Los Angeles, Rachel Kramer is a Board Certified Pediatrician in private practice. She and her partners, Jerry Whitman, M.D., and Monique Araya, M.D., are one of the most well established pediatric offices in Beverly Hills.  After completing her undergraduate education at UCLA, Rachel traveled to Israel where she completed  her medical school studies at the University of Tel Aviv, graduating at the top of her class.   In 2001, Rachel returned to Los Angeles to complete her General Pediatrics residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she was awarded  Resident of the Year for her excellence in patient care, and the Neonatology Award for superior knowledge in the field of newborn medicine. During her residency, Rachel realized the great need in the community for breastfeeding knowledge amongst medical professionals.  She created the lactation elective for pediatric residents at Cedars-Sinai, one which continues to this day.  After completing her residency, Rachel received formal training in lactation through UCLA and became a Certified Lactation Educator.  She is among a small handful of Southern California physicians who have this certification.  Rachel is on staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she is active in leadership in the Department of Pediatrics.  She lives with her husband and three adorable daughters, ages 7, 4 and 1 in Los Angeles.