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Screen Free Week is Coming!

In 1999, statistics showed that children and adolescents spent more than 3 hours a day on average watching TV.  Today, with the multiple media formats available, children are now spending more than 7 hours a day on average using TV, computers, phones and other electronic devices for entertainment. With the increasing availability of media, some of which has inappropriate content, it... Continue Reading »

Fidelis Insurances

We have learned that some patient's were notified that we are no longer accepting Fidelis insurance, however THIS IS INCORRECT!   We continue to accept this insurance will keep doing so in the future.    If you have questions about our practice and your insurance, please call us at 631-3510.... Continue Reading »

New HPV Vaccine Schedule Gives Reason to Start Early

Press Release from the CDC For Immediate Release: Wednesday October 19, 2016 CDC today recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart rather than the previously recommended three doses to protect against cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. Teens and young adults who start the series later, at ages 15 through 26 years,... Continue Reading »


Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood.   At Williamsville Pediatric Center we are committed to providing the latest in advance asthma care.   All of our providers are well trained in asthma care, including spirometry (lung function testing), staging, medication use, and trigger avoidance. Asthma Educator We have in our office a Certified Asthma Educator, as approved by the... Continue Reading »

WPC Shows High Quality Markers

In our continuing effort to keep our quality of care measures working to the top of our capabilities, we often review our performance through information provided by our insurance carriers.   One of the important markers that Williamsville Pediatrics often reviews is our generic medication use.   Using generic medications whenever possible helps in controlling costs to the patient/parent as... Continue Reading »

Summer Safety Tips!

Summer is right around the corner, or so they say!  Here in Buffalo, it feels like we are never going to get the warm weather this year. Summer time is a big time to think about safety.  There are so many potentials for harm.  Keep your family safe this summer by following some of these tips: Fun in the sun: Remember, the... Continue Reading »

Fever – Myths vs Facts

Many parents have false beliefs myths about fever. They think fever will hurt their child. They worry and lose sleep when their child has a fever. This is called fever phobia. In fact, fevers are harmless and often helpful. Let these facts help you better understand fever. MYTH. My child feels warm, so she has a fever. FACT. Children can feel warm... Continue Reading »

Flu Vaccines 2015-2016

The CDC has determined that this year's flu vaccine is 3 times more effective than last year's.    Flu activity is still on the increase in New York State.   We still have limited quantities of the nasal flu vaccine - call the office at 631-3510 to schedule your vaccine appointment!   General Flu Vaccination Information Why should people get vaccinated against the flu? Influenza is a serious... Continue Reading »