Welcome to Pediatric Health Associates
Pediatric Health Associates provides Long Island families with peace of mind – doctors you can trust and a pediatric office that understands your needs. Located near three major highways, we are easily accessible to many Nassau and Suffolk communities.Request an Appointment
Directions to Our Practice
Phone: 516-931-7337Schedule an Office Tour!
Monday – Friday: 8:00AM – 7:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Sunday: 9:00AM – 12:00PM
**Telehealth available daily until 10:30PM
At Pediatric Health Associates, we strive to provide our families with as many services and resources as possible. Our Services include Breastfeeding Medicine, Nutrition & Wellness, Mental Health, Telehealth, Podiatry, Asthma Education, and Ear Piercing.
Infancy, childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood are delicate periods for a child. Well visits are an essential part to live a healthy life. It is important to keep up-to-date with your child’s visits and immunizations.
Routine Well Visits
Our pediatricians monitor your child’s growth to ensure they meet all milestones and benchmarks. We provide easy-to-follow care schedules for your child based on age, medical history, and other essential factors.
Well visits include:
- General screenings
- Lab work
When your child experiences a common illness, our pediatricians are available to treat your sick child as soon as possible in a compassionate, friendly environment. Patients can also access specialty clinicians should an illness require advanced diagnostic attention or care.
Immunizations and vaccinations are important to shield your little one against preventable diseases, such as whooping cough (pertussis) and measles, which can be extremely dangerous to your children. It is important to stay on top of your child’s immunization schedule by attending all your child’s well visits.
Minor Injury Care
Much like sickness, injuries tend to occur suddenly and without warning. If your child suffers a minor injury and requires medical attention, our pediatricians can apply the treatments needed for proper healing.View Service
Whether you are nurturing your firstborn or feeding the newest addition to your family, breastfeeding is a journey with many highs and lows. Allied’s breastfeeding specialists are available to provide compassionate lactation support in this phase of motherhood.
Transitioning to parenthood can be overwhelming. The fourth trimester is a unique period for mother and baby, and all breastfeeding mothers deserve an in-depth session with follow-ups as needed to optimize their health and the health of their infants. Allied’s breastfeeding and lactation support specialists are honored to provide quality breastfeeding and lactation medical care to breastfeeding families where their individual goals can be met.
Allied’s breastfeeding medicine specialists include board-certified pediatricians, international board-certified lactation consultants, and specialists who offer in-office consultations and solutions to help moms and babies accomplish a breastfeeding plan that works for them. We also offer virtual visits for your convenience and comfort, which have been invaluable resources to new moms in those early, sleepless days!
Common Reasons for an Appointment
- Difficulty with latch and positioning
- Sore, cracked, bleeding nipples
- Breast pain, pain with breastfeeding
- Concern about low milk supply/oversupply
- Tongue tie and lip tie
- Baby slow weight gain, rapid weight gain
- Baby fussy, gassy, allergy, reflux
- Breastfeeding after breast reduction, augmentation, biopsy, or surgery
- Breastfeeding multiples
- Breastfeeding premature infants
- Pumping, returning to work
- Engorgement, plugged ducts
- Breast and nipple infections
It can be challenging to pinpoint the root cause of behavioral problems. Our behavioral health specialists will work closely with you to help provide personalized care.
Our physicians will consult on care for a wide range of behaviors, including:
- Sleep disorders
- Behavioral problems vs. disorders
- Learning problems
- Eating problems
No matter where you are, you can rely on us for dependable pediatric care using our telehealth services. Our physicians consult with you via video conferencing to evaluate conditions, manage symptoms, and advise you on proper care—no office visit required!
How Does Pediatric Telehealth Work?
Patients can connect with their doctor using an iOS or Android device. Similar to a FaceTime, Skype, or Zoom call, simply use the AnyTime Pediatrics App on your smartphone or tablet to successfully consult with us.
You will need to input our Telehealth practice code.
What Can My Pediatrician Evaluate Through Telehealth?
What Can My Pediatrician Evaluate:
- Asthma control education
- Behavioral health
- Breastfeeding support
- Colds and other minor illnesses
- Constipation, diarrhea, or vomiting
- COVID-19 (coronavirus symptoms)
- Minor trauma screening (cuts, abrasions, animal bites)
- Nutrition support
- Pink eye
And much more!
The Pediatric Telehealth Process
Step One – Open or download the AnyTime Pediatrics App
Step Two – Request a Consultation
Log into the app on your device and click on the patient icon. Select the patient who will be seen and choose “Request a Visit.” You should see our practice listed.
If we are grayed out, then our office is not open to walk-in telemedicine visits at this time. However, you may be able to schedule a visit still. In these circumstances, please contact our office to schedule.
Step Three – Consult with Your Doctor
You will enter the virtual waiting room. You may receive chat notifications from the admin to gather important information once you enter the practice’s virtual waiting room. Otherwise, you will be routed to the next available clinician.
Step Four – End the Call
Once your consultation is complete, you may return to your daily activity without disruption.
Daytime Visits: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
After-Hour Visits: Seven Days a Week 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
For new patients, please call 833-269-2444 and enter practice code 2444.
After-Hours Telehealth Visits
After-hours telehealth visits are available seven nights a week with an Allied pediatrician from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. For technical issues or concerns, you can speak with a telehealth coordinator at 833-269-2444 any time after 6:30 pm.
To request an after-hours telehealth visit, click here.View Service
Ear piercing can be separated into two categories – infancy and “when they are old enough to ask for it.”
Infancy – Ear piercing during infancy is best done between 3 and 10 months. Before 3 months they are too young and after 10 months they are more active making the actual piercing more difficult.
Older children – Ear piercing after 10 months of age may be slightly more complex. Not only does the child have to ask for the piercing, but they have to sit still for the piercing as well. After 10 months we recommend 3-year-olds being the youngest. However, we can assess on a child-by-child basis depending on the individual.
Ear piercing is not covered by insurance.
We solely pierce ear lobes. We do not pierce the cartilage higher up on the ear as the risk of infection is too great. We do not pierce any other body parts.
We use the patented Medi-System which is only available in a physician’s office. The earring goes in and the backing goes on at the time of the piercing. The tiny “diamond” stud is surrounded by 24-karat gold and the only metal touching your child’s skin is titanium. This inert metal is the least likely to cause any kind of allergic reaction at the site of the piercing.View Service
Pediatric Care Team of Plainview, New York
The skilled pediatricians, nurses, and staff at Pediatric Health Associates ensure your family receives the best possible care in Plainview, New York. As members of Allied Physicians Group, our offices have access to a network of pediatricians and specialists to support our pediatric services, solutions, resources, and capabilities for your child’s health. Learn more about our pediatricians and our practice’s commitment to your family.
Kerry Frommer Fierstein, MD, CEORead Bio
Stewart Samuel, MDRead Bio
Brian Goldstein, MDRead Bio
Nancy Jo Lippman, MDRead Bio
Rosemarie Read, MDRead Bio
Maggie Chalson, MDRead Bio
Karen Lidoshore-Fuld, DORead Bio
Sarah Givner, MDRead Bio
Susannah Gemberling, DORead Bio
Naomi Levine Zilkha, MDRead Bio
Russell G. Volpe, MDRead Bio
Virtual Office Tour
Please pay your co-pay at the time of the visit.It is required by your insurance company and important to us. For your convenience we accept cash, check and credit card. If you did not bring payment with you, or the responsible party is not at the visit, please call that evening with a credit card number, pay on-line, or stop by the next day. If payment is not made within 48 hours and a bill is sent out there will be a $10 surcharge added to the visit.
Our office is happy to obtain a referral for your child. Each insurance company has different requirements. Our procedure will make the process as easy as possible.
Please make sure one of our doctors has approved the referral. Please give us 48 hours advance notice for a non-urgent appointment. Please know the name of the specialist you are going to see and date of the visit. Please call the specialist and obtain his/her identification number for your insurance company as well as his/her office phone and fax.
We value your time and it is a priority for us to see your child in a timely manner. Please be on-time for your appointments. Patients arriving late are the main reason why our doctors run late. If you are more than 15 minutes late for a well-care appointment we may ask you to reschedule.
About Allied Physicians Group in New York
Founded in 2006, Allied Physicians Group is the largest physician-owned pediatric partnership in New York metropolitan area. As a physician-led organization, Allied Physicians Group is a growing partnership of more than 35 pediatric practices, asthma, allergy, immunology, pulmonary specialists, and adult medicine physicians, who are located throughout Greater New York City, Long Island, and the lower Hudson Valley region. Each year, the 150 clinicians of Allied Physicians Group see more than 180,000 patients and remain dedicated to comprehensive, quality healthcare for all patients.
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