Category: Dr. Abboud

Making the holiday’s more meaningful

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud I don’t know how many parents feel like I do, but each year as October rolls into November, I know Christmas will soon be here and worry about the commercialization of the season.  I truly love … Continue reading

Every child needs a flu shot…especially those with special needs!

By: Patricia Abboud, MD As a pediatrician that works in the critical care unit, I see children at their sickest.  During the winter season our ICU is full of children with difficulty breathing due to a variety of  reasons including … Continue reading

Why I practice pediatric critical care medicine

By: Dr. Abboud A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to spend some time with a former patient of mine and his family.  Landon Reece is an 8 year old young man who was kicked in the head … Continue reading

Why volunteering is good for the heart

In a society that tends to focus so much on ‘me’, I struggle at times to teach my children the importance of hard work, being grateful and giving back.  Don’t get me wrong, they are polite, mind their manners (most … Continue reading

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