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Pediatricians North Las Vegas NV

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in North Las Vegas that give access to eating disorder treatments, infectious disease control, children's growth tracking, immunizations, and common childhood ailment treatment, as well as advice and content on child development.

Vicki Hom
(702) 733-6033
4570 Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV
Business
Oshiro Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: We accept almost all insurance plans.Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Culinary, United Healthcare, Amerigroup, Medicaid, Smart Choice, Straight medicaid, Magellan, Teachers, Coventry, Great-West, Assurant, Fortis, GEHA, Loomis, Pacificare, Sheet Me
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Sunrise Hospital
Residency Training: Keesler Air Force Base (Pediatrics).
Medical School: Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1993
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics.
Languages Spoken: English,Cantonese

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Dr. Nimmi Thoppil
(973) 641-3427
3709 Fledgling Dr
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Aleksandr G Melikov, MD
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Azerbaijan State Med Inst, Baku, Azerbaijan
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr. Kurt David Piggott
(702) 648-7394
2420 Old Town Dr
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Wahid Shahid MD
(702) 382-5163
1815 East Lake Mead Boulevard
North Las Vegas, NV
 
Andrew Oshiro
(702) 733-6033
4570 Eastern Ave
Las Vegas, NV
Business
Oshiro Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: We accept almost all insurance plans.Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Culinary, United Healthcare, Amerigroup, Medicaid, Smart Choice, Straight medicaid, Magellan, Teachers, Coventry, Great-West, Assurant, Fortis, GEHA, Loomis, Pacificare, Sheet Me
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Sunrise
Residency Training: LSU New Orleans
Medical School: Tufts, 1993
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics
Languages Spoken: English

Data Provided By:
Nimmi Thoppil, MD
3709 Fledgling Dr
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Kurt David Piggott, MD
(702) 648-7394
2420 Old Town Dr
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 2003

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Dr. Aleksandr G Melikov
(856) 692-1108
North Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Donald Edwin Buchanan, MD
(702) 653-2361
4700 Las Vegas Blvd N
Nellis Afb, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1980

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Common Infant Ailments

Common Infant Ailments

Most of the ailments your infant may experience are relatively minor, and just a normal part of growing up. In rare cases, it can be the sign of something more serious, but usually, it can be treated easily at home or by your pediatrician. Here are some common infant ailments that many new babies are susceptible to.

Constipation is a common concern for parents, but it's usually nothing to worry about. Babies often cry when they're constipated, so press on your baby's tummy to see if it's causing discomfort. A stool softener can provide relief to a constipated baby. As long as your baby is still having bowel movements the longer a baby goes without one, the larger the stool should be fairly regularly it's probably just gas or abdominal upset.

Colic is one of the most common infant ailments, and causes both parents and child distress. Colicky babies cry frequently, and are fussy for long periods of time. Colic usually starts at about six weeks, and can continue until the baby is around four months old. A colicky baby experiences discomfort that causes the body to become tense, a distended abdomen, and a look of extreme pain. Physicians still aren't sure what exactly causes colic, although it's been linked to allergies, too much milk, or even too small a hole in a bottle nipple. Unfortunately, there's no cure for colic. Parents just have to get through the few months of colic with their baby and cuddling or walking the baby might help.

Another infant ailment that affects a number of babies is jaundice. Jaundice is easily recognizable as the baby's skin and even eyes turn yellow. Although this can be alarming for new parents, jaundice is a very minor condition that will disappear after a few days of breastfeeding. Jaundice is caused by a yellow pigment called bilirubin, which the baby's liver can't filter out. Breastfeeding is the best treatment for jaundice, although in rare cases it may need to be treated with a specia...

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