Ins and Outs of Educational Consultations

 
 

What's in...

Individualized health education from the comfort and privacy of your own home… From anywhere around the globe, we can chat by phone or internet to discuss any questions you may have about your child's healthcare.   For example, I can:

  • Help you understand new or confusing diagnoses

  • Discuss recent lab findings

  • Clarify specific healthcare goals

  • Coach you through how to implement treatment recommendations from your doctor

Many parents also have questions about vaccinations, and I can offer information about the risks and benefits of each recommended immunization - something a pediatrician in a busy practice may not have the time to do.  

I offer 40-minute and 60-minute online appointments for new clients, as well as 20-minute follow up appointments for established clients only. Please visit the scheduling page to find a time that works for you.

Think of the information shared in these consultations as the type of conversation you might have with a neighbor or close friend who is a doctor - you may ask for their input or ideas, but wouldn't expect them to diagnose or prescribe medication without being seen in their clinic first.


What's out...

Please note that by law, I cannot diagnosis or make treatment recommendations for your child without first establishing care in-person. More specifically, online consultations are not a substitute for in-person care, and I cannot order tests, prescribe medication, recommend specific vaccines, or be your doctor through this platform.

All clients are required to work with a physician locally, and your child’s pediatrician and/or other doctors should always be regarded as a primary source of information about diagnosis, treatment, vaccinations, prescription drugs, and medical conditions. Delaying medical evaluation or treatment could be detrimental to your child’s health and wellbeing.

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