With youth sports beginning to resume after a COVID-19-prompted off-season, a CHOC pediatrician explains why sports physicals are critical.
For parents of children who need specialty care, CHOC’s growing Primary Care Network offers seamless integration with more than 30 specialty areas.
By Dr. Rei Tosu, a CHOC pediatrician I’m a board-certified pediatrician at Los Alamitos Pediatrics, part of the CHOC Primary Care Network. I’ve been a pediatrician for 18 years and chose pediatrics because I love working with children. I feel that I can have the most positive impact on the health and development of my […]
With some kids and teens returning to team sports after an extended break amid the COVID-19 pandemic, parents and pediatricians alike have safety top of mind. Taking care of your physical and mental well-being will lead to more achievement and fun on the field, says Dr. Matthew Kornswiet, a sports medicine pediatrician in CHOC Primary […]
An upcoming well-check appointment for her teenage son had slipped Courtney Berney’s mind until her CHOC pediatrician called her one day with a reminder. “I didn’t even remember that we had a well-check,” she says. “I did ask if we should still go, even with COVID-19 happening.” Dr. Eric Ball gave Courtney an overview of […]
Jenna Castorena couldn’t believe her ears when she picked up a call in March from the Outpatient Pharmacy at CHOC Hospital. She was juggling a lot at the time, most importantly protecting her medically fragile son Robert from contracting COVID-19. Robert, who has epilepsy, cerebral palsy, chronic lung disease and several gastrointestinal issues, depends on […]
It’s normal for teens to feel anxious during this period of their lives, and we want them to know they’re not alone.