“We were all ready to head out on a college tour upstate,” remembers Elliot Greene. “The night before we were to leave, my son, Geoffrey, complained that he wasn’t feeling so well—there was some abdominal cramping and he had no appetite.

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Pediatric Weight Management

Each child is seen by a pediatrician during every visit. The focus is on discussing healthy choices, the challenges of school food and the need to avoid drinking too much juice, fruit-flavored drinks, and sodas. Physical activity is in encouraged. Much of the counseling is geared towards the parents, families, and caregivers.

Occasionally, at the family's request, a physician may provide patients with detailed dietary plans. However, as most children cannot follow a dietary plan, recommendations are generally favored over rigid diets.


For more information or to schedule and appointment please call 718.246.8515.


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