MD for Moms Radio | Dr. David Younger | Lyme, PANDAS & more | March 22nd 2017

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on The BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing  Neurologist Dr. David Younger about disorders triggered by infection and autoimmunity that can impact the children's nervous systems. Examples include Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS). Everyone has likely heard of Lyme Disease, but did you know that it can affect the brain? This is one of several causes of PANS. Symptoms can be vague, so it is often misdiagnosed. Have you ever heard of PANDAS? It isn't referring to the cute bears in the zoo! PANDAS is a syndrome resulting from strep throat. Children wake up one morning with new tics, or psychiatric symptoms like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Behavior often changes drastically and children can have significant issues in school and at home. Scary! Dr. Younger will share how these infections impact the body, common symptoms and treatment options. Dr. Younger will share a balanced review and will explain some of the medical controversies surrounding these illnesses.

Have questions about Lyme Disease, PANS or PANDAS? Ask Dr. David Younger LIVE on air: 855-856-1380

Learn more about my guest, Dr. David Younger: Dr. Younger completed a three-year medicine residency before completing his training in neurology, followed by three years of fellowship before joining Columbia’s faculty as Assistant Professor. He was recruited to three Manhattan hospitals where he served as Chief of Neuromuscular Diseases for over almost two decades, already an established editor and author of several textbooks and over 200 research articles. Almost 35 years after graduating from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Younger, Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology and Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Health, completed a Master of Science degree in epidemiology, and a Master of Public Health degree at NYU, writing his thesis on PANDAS.  His research recognized the beneficial effect of immune modulatory therapy in PANDAS, employing intravenous immune globulin. It was not until he returned to postgraduate training in public health that he discovered that he had an interest and talent in epidemiology research. Recognizing that there are many disorders that impact children that do not neatly fit into the designation of neurologic or psychiatric, Dr. Younger has paved the way for a doctorate degree in public health this fall to contribute to the emerging field of childhood inflammatory brain diseases.">Neurologist Dr. David Younger discusses Lyme Disease, PANDAS and more on MD for Moms - Wed 1pm est 855-856-1380 with host Dr. Carly Snyder. Listen live on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

Neurologist Dr. David Younger discusses Lyme Disease, PANDAS and more on MD for Moms – Wed 1pm est 855-856-1380 with host Dr. Carly Snyder. Listen live on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

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MD for Moms Radio | MDOC: Dr. Valerie Gafori | V-literate | March 15th 2017

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on The BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing  OB/GYN Dr. Valerie Gafori about all things pregnancy and vagina related. Women tend to be shy about discussing what occurs between our legs. Why are we so often uncomfortable discussing symptoms that so many of us share? Times may be slowly changing, (ahem, anyone see those billboards for undies if you pee when you cough or laugh?), yet we still remain pretty prudish. This is often to our detriment because the more we know of vaginal health, the calmer we can be about normal things and the faster we can get help for the abnormal. Similarly, during pregnancy women often don't ask the question 'why'. Why do I need this test? Why another ultrasound or blood draw? Many keep quiet because of a misguided thought they should know and will look silly asking. Enter Dr. Gafori, who will explain all different symptoms women commonly and not-so-commonly experience, the reasons for tests in pregnancy, and so much more.

Have questions about your baby bump or about the land down under? Ask Dr. Valerie Gafori LIVE on air: 855-856-1380

Learn more about my guest, Dr. Valerie Gafori Dr. Gafori received a bachelor’s degree in Physics from MIT in 1993, a master’s degree in Biology from Stanford University in California in 1995, and her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: NJ Medical School in 1999. She went on to pursue her post-graduate training at George Washington University in Washington DC graduating in 2003. She enjoyed private practice at Northern Virginia Gynecologists for one year specializing in general gynecology and obstetrics, before relocating to San Diego and accepting a position at Infertility, Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Group. Dr. Gafori is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Her practice at IGO encompasses the full breadth of women’s health, with interest in both general obstetrics including high risk care, and gynecology, particularly laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Gafori is fluent in Spanish and Farsi and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Infertility, Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Group  ">OB/GYN Dr. Valerie Gafori is answering your questions on MD for Moms - Wed 1pm est 855-856-1380 -Part of the MDOC series with host Dr. Carly Snyder. Listen live on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

OB/GYN Dr. Valerie Gafori is answering your questions on MD for Moms – Wed 1pm est 855-856-1380 -Part of the MDOC series with host Dr. Carly Snyder. Listen live on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

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MD for Moms Radio | MDOC: Dr. Dana Corriel | You Need An Internist | March 8th, 2017

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on The BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing  internist Dr. Dana Corriel on health and why women need internists. I have a confession: I only see my internist when I am sick. I can't remember the last time I went for an annual physical. Are you similarly lax in seeing your primary care doctor when you feel well?  The doctor in me knows that yes, I should see my internist regularly and so should you.  My guest this week will explain the benefits to having a personal physician and seeing him or her at least yearly for well visits. Dr. Corriel will discuss Dr. Google and the pros/cons of using it as a source of medical information. We will explore signs and symptoms of common illness and so much more.

Have questions about your health? Ask Dr. Dana Corriel LIVE on air: 855-856-1380

Learn more about my guest, Dr. Dana Corriel:
Dana Corriel, MD is a board-certified internist working as a primary care doctor in Pearl River, NY, as well as the Director of Quality at Highland Medical, PC. She spent nearly five years as an assistant professor at the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, NY, treating first responders from 9/11. Her medical residency training was completed at the Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. In addition to her medical practice, Dr. Corriel also believes in the importance of a social media presence for physicians, and helps keep her patients updated on medical topics at her Facebook page, found under 'Dr. Corriel'. In her free time, she keeps up with a recreational blog at www.drcorriel.com, in which she shares her thoughts and experiences on both the medical and non-medical world, being herself a mother and wife, and having taken time off of medicine for a period of self-discovery while having children. She has since found an interest in writing on topics that she loves most, such as parenting, food, commentaries on hot topics and unique ideas and advice on outings, travel and keeping happy. She hopes to appeal to both women and men everywhere, from those who see her as patients in the office to those afar, who can follow her online, and stresses the importance of remembering that doctors are human, too, as is evident in her blog's subtitle, 'Chronicles of the Medical Doctor Next Door.'   Dana Corriel, MD
Pearl River Internal Medicine
275 N. Middletown Rd.  Suite 1F
Pearl River, NY 10965
​(845) 920-1990
Dr. Corriel, Chronicles of the Medical Doctor Next Door, can be found at: Website      Facebook      Instagram
">Internist Dr. Dana Corriel is answering your questions on MD for Moms MDOC series with host Dr. Carly Snyder, Wed at 1pm EST. Call 855-856-1380 to ask your question live on air. Listen live on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

Internist Dr. Dana Corriel is answering your questions on MD for Moms MDOC series with host Dr. Carly Snyder, Wed at 1pm EST. Call 855-856-1380 to ask your question live on air. Listen live on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

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MD for Moms Radio | MDOC: Dr. Jennifer Kurtz | Big Info on Little Babies | Feb 22nd, 2017

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on The BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing Neonatologist Dr. Jennifer Kurtz as part of the Mama Docs On Call (MDOC) Series. Having a newborn in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is stressful and scary for the entire family. As a result, parents often have many questions about the NICU and struggle to find answers. Dr. Kurtz will explain common reasons for NICU admissions and ways parents can cope through the process. She will answer many common questions and shed light on ways to improve a baby's outcome. Some of the many topics and questions to be explored include: Can mom prevent delivering a baby early? Can and should mom provide breast milk for her NICU baby? Does a hospital need to have a NICU to be a safe place for delivery? Are most preemies ok after discharge? What can you do to support another parent whose baby is in the NICU? Learn the answers to these and many, many more questions on this episode of MD for Moms.  

Have questions about caring for the smallest, sickest babies? Ask Dr. Kurtz LIVE on air: 855-856-1380

  Learn more about my guest, Dr. Jennifer Kurtz:
Jennifer Kurtz DO, FAAP, is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She trained in Pediatrics at Schneider Children's Hospital, and Perinatal/Neonatal Medicine at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York.
Jennifer has been practicing Neonatology since 2013, and is currently an attending Neonatologist at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, which ranks nationally in the top 30 for Neonatal Medicine. She is the chief of Pediatrics/Neonatology at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Hospital. Additionally, she is an assistant professor of pediatrics for Hofstra/Northwell Health School of Medicine. Jennifer is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Kurtz is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal/perinatal medicine.
 ">Answering big questions about the littlest NICU babies with Neonatologist Dr. Jennifer Kurtz on MD for Moms MDOC series with host Dr. Carly Snyder, Wed at 1pm EST. Have a question? Call in & ask it live! 855-856-1380 on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or listen anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

Answering big questions about the littlest NICU babies with Neonatologist Dr. Jennifer Kurtz on MD for Moms MDOC series with host Dr. Carly Snyder, Wed at 1pm EST. Have a question? Call in & ask it live! 855-856-1380 on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or listen anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

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MD for Moms Radio | MDOC: Dr. Amanda Jones | Boob or Bust? | Feb 15th, 2017

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on The BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing Dr. Amanda Jones, board certified pediatrician and international board certified lactation consultant about breast feeding. Nursing is a hot topic and people have many opinions, so how do you know what is fact vs. fiction? You listen to Dr. Amanda Jones! She knows if nipple confusion is real, whether you can start pumping right away or if you should wait, whether pumping and dumping does any good and so much more. Dr. Jones will also explain ways to improve poor latch and low production, and advise on the 'right' time to stop nursing. Dr. Jones has an incredibly rare and valuable vantage point on this subject given her extensive training as a pediatrician and a lactation consultant, so this is a show not to be missed!

Have questions about nursing? Call and ask Dr Jones LIVE on air: 855-856-1380

Learn more about my guest, Amanda Jones  M.D., IBCLC Dr.  Jones is a Board Certified pediatrician who received her medical degree from New York University, and completed her pediatric residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  She worked in the Emergency Department at Boston Children's Hospital for one year while her husband completed training there. She has dedicated her time since residency to practicing general pediatrics at Abington Pediatric Associates, an outpatient clinic located in the suburbs just outside Philadelphia.  There she sees patients from birth through 21 years old, with particular interest in breastfeeding education, obesity prevention and treatment, and mental health issues, especially in adolescents.  She is an international board certified lactation consultant.  When not at work, she keeps busy with her husband and two sons (David, age 8, and Ben, age 3).  ">Nursing tips, tricks and insights with pediatrician and lactation consultant Dr Amanda Jones on MD for Moms MDOC series with host Dr. Carly Snyder, Wed at 1pm EST. Have a question? Call in & ask it live! 855-856-1380 on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or listen anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

Nursing tips, tricks and insights with pediatrician and lactation consultant Dr Amanda Jones on MD for Moms MDOC series with host Dr. Carly Snyder, Wed at 1pm EST. Have a question? Call in & ask it live! 855-856-1380 on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or listen anytime via BBMglobalnetwork.com/md-for-moms

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Chat With The Experts: Mama Docs On Call

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Different doctor moms are joining Dr. Carly Snyder on MD for Moms each week for a new series called Mama Docs On Call. Each week will bring new surprises and insights to expand your wealth of knowledge about how to optimize you and your family’s health and wellness. Have a question? Call on air live, Wednesday’s at 1pm EST: 855-856-1380

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MD for Moms Radio | Dr. Jennie Berkovich | Safety First | Jan 31st, 2017

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on The BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing Dr. Jennifer Berkovich, board certified pediatrician about ways to keep kids safe. When is a fever serious? What warrants a call to the doctor and what can wait until morning? How can parents safeguard their kids' health? Are vaccines really safe and necessary? Can bad things really happen if a child is not fully vaccinated? Dr. Berkovich is here to answer these questions and many more.

Have questions about keeping your kid safe? Wondering if something you heard or read is true?  Call and ask Dr Berkovich LIVE on air: 855-856-1380

Learn more about my guest, Dr. Jennifer Berkovich:

Jennifer Berkovich is a board certified pediatrician. She received her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her pediatric residency at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital. She was the recipient of the Dr. Arturo J. Aballi Educational Award as well as American College of Osteopathic Pediatrician's Outstanding Resident of the Year in Pediatrics. 

She is a pediatric hospitalist at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians.

When she is not rounding, admitting or discharging, she enjoys the Florida sunshine with her husband and two kids. Her interests include baby wearing, baking, and quality improvement as it relates to decreasing unnecessary intervention for hospitalized children. 

   ">When is a fever too high? Do kids really need all vaccines on time? When is a cough more than just a cough? Keeping our kids safe and healthy with pediatrician Dr. Jennifer Berkovich on MD for Moms with host Dr. Carly Snyder, Wednesday at 1pm EST on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or any time on the BBMglobalnetwork.com. Have a question? Call in during the show to ask it live! 855-856-1380

When is a fever too high? Do kids really need all vaccines on time? When is a cough more than just a cough? Keeping our kids safe and healthy with pediatrician Dr. Jennifer Berkovich on MD for Moms with host Dr. Carly Snyder, Wednesday at 1pm EST on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or any time on the BBMglobalnetwork.com. Have a question? Call in during the show to ask it live! 855-856-1380

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