The Ivy that Poisons Summer Fun

Lisa Kelch, MDSummerLeave a Comment

The weather is nice now (most of the time) and we encourage kids to play outside. But there are some things to remember before heading for the great outdoors. First, don’t forget to use sunscreen and to avoid another rash we are seeing a lot of; remember, “Leaves of three, let it be.” The poison ivy plant often grows as … Read More

Swimmer’s Ear

Tim Teller, MDSummerLeave a Comment

Swimmer’s ear is a common childhood infection where bacteria infect the skin or lining of the ear canal. It is most commonly seen after swimming, but can occur after long showers or getting the ears damp with baths. Swimmer’s ear is more common when the water is untreated (ocean, lakes, ponds). Often the outer ear will be tender when tugged … Read More

Water Safety

Beth Schloss, MDSafety, SummerLeave a Comment

Summer is here and the pools are open!  Let’s grab our swimsuits and sunscreen and go have some fun.  Cooling off on a hot summer day at the pool/lake is always great, but we must remember how to stay safe.  Here are a few reminders of how to keep kids safe near the water: Never leave children alone in or … Read More

Insect Bites, Tick Bites and Bee Stings OH MY!

Rob Snyder, MDSummerLeave a Comment

Insect Bites: We are getting to that time of year when your children (who seem to attract mosquitoes) will get covered in bites.  Some of these can be dramatic, and we get many phone calls for reactions 2-4 inches in diameter.  Thankfully, these are almost never dangerous and resolve over 2-3 days.  We recommend symptomatic therapy such as Benadryl, cool … Read More


Hilliard PediatricsCOVID-191 Comment

Our physicians and staff are excited to begin vaccinating children 12 years and older with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. We hope you enjoy our fun take on Baby Shark to encourage all kids to get vaccinated when they are eligible. Credit (and blame) for the idea and lyrics goes to Dr. Rob. Also a huge thanks to Dr. Tim for … Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine in Older Children

Rob Snyder, MDCOVID-19Leave a Comment

As many of you may be aware, 12 to 15 year olds may soon be eligible to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine. In this video, Dr. Rob reviews the reasons why our physicians recommend the vaccine. As always, please feel free to call with questions.

Pediatricians in Cars: Common Breathing Noises Kids Make with Dr. Tricia

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Spring Safety Tips

Beth Schloss, MDSafety, Spring

As the weather improves, we hope to see more kids going outside to play and stay active. Here are a few tips to keep kids of all ages safe this Spring:


Tim Teller, MDSpring, Winter

Croup is a viral illness that is common in children. Although it can occur year-round, we see quite a few cases in the community during late Winter and early Spring. Children with croup often have a distinctive cough that sounds like a barking seal. The cough is often worse at night. Croup can cause narrowing of a child’s airway near … Read More

Spring Allergies

Rob Snyder, MDAllergies

Runny noses, congestion, sneezing and itchy eyes! We all look forward to spring in Ohio after a long winter, but the allergies that come with it can be frustrating. Here are a few tips to help get you through this time. You can minimize allergy symptoms by staying in air conditioning, which is reasonably effective with a quality air filter.  … Read More