I chose pediatrics because kids are joyful, resilient and constantly surprise me. Pediatrics focuses on preventing illness from occurring, which is especially important for children. Developing healthy habits and learning to care for yourself at an early age leads to...
Asthma is the leading cause of long-term illness in children, affecting about 7 million kids in the United States. Those numbers have been going up, and experts aren’t sure why. Most children have their first symptoms by age 5, but Asthma can begin at any age. If your...
As a parent, you of course want the best for your children. When they’re hurt, you hurt. And when they need more than a Band-Aid and hug, you want to get them the help they need. But where do you take them? Is the emergency room the right choice? How about urgent...
Please welcome Provider Dr. Joseph Lammert to Community Choice Pediatrics
Please welcome one of our newest providers, Dr. Jared Kevern. His early battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma led him to become a doctor.
Car seat safety: It’s the parental struggle of balancing what’s convenient and most comfortable with what is also most safe.
SIDS/SUIDS has decreased almost 50% since the early 1990s in large part due to Safe to Sleep campaigns. There is still work to be done.
When you see the leaves start to turn this fall and “Go Chiefs!” is heard throughout Kansas City, it’s time to vaccinate for the flu!
Labor Day is right around the corner. We thought Dr. Dyson’s story about her time in the Air Force would be fun and timely!
Lee’s Summit, Raintree, and Blue Springs Pediatrics are now collectively called Community Choice Pediatrics—An Affiliate of Children’s Mercy.
Starting September 1st, we will be sending out sign ups for a new patient portal system where our patients can manage their accounts.
Two of the most frequent questions we’ve been asked this summer about COVID-19: Should I let grandma near the baby? Should I send my kids to school?