Pediatrics

A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. A pediatrician deals with biological, social and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development. *

Specialization: Pediatric Transplant Hepatology

A pediatrician with expertise in transplant hepatology encompasses the special knowledge and skill required of pediatric gastroenterologists to care for patients prior to and following hepatic transplantation; it spans all phases of liver transplantation. **




Dr. Katryn Furuya MD
Leonardo Hormaza MD
Dr. Christine Lee MD
Kang Yu Lee-Son MD
Ms. Steven Lobritto MD
Dr. Mercedes Martinez MD
Dr. Patrick Mckiernan MD

* Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: new] Additional Resources; American Board of Pediatrics, 2007. http://www.abp.org/. Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Pediatrics.

** Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: new] Additional Resources; American Board of Pediatrics, 2007. http://www.abp.org/. Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Pediatrics.