Unfortunately, our country is becoming more dangerous due to the increase in preventable diseases. Lower levels of immunization status has allowed measles to reinfest our country. In 1990 there were 27786 cases of measles in the USA with 64 deaths associated. Comparing this to the statistics from the year 2000 on, there were a maximum [Read more…]

Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever) and Conjunctivitis

The following are tips about environmental allergies in children from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Hay fever is defined as chronic or repeated cold-like symptoms that last more than a week or two or develop around the same time every year. Symptoms could include itchy and runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, throat clearing and [Read more…]

Safe Fun In The Sun

Did you know that 80% of your lifetime exposure to the sun occurs before age 20 and only one blistering sunburn in childhood is one of the major risk factors for developing melanoma. All tanning is damaging to the skin and there is no such thing as a “base tan” without skin damage. Actually, the [Read more…]

Dr. Golden Welcome

It is with great excitement that we announce the hiring of our new physician, Shannon Golden, MD Shannon comes to us from Dayton Children’s Hospital and has ample ability to support and help families through their developmental years.  She wants to use her knowledge to build a practice here and direct the families in our [Read more…]

Flu Protection Season is Now!

Call the office as soon as possible to schedule your child’s flu immunization. We have flexible hours with short wait times available for your convenience.

Immunization — Let’s Talk

As we approach the flu season, we are reminded of how every year at least a couple kids that are perfectly normal have a very bad outcome from a very common disease. As pediatricians, we learn about these cases on a regular basis. In fact, last year 140 children died of the flu. Fifty percent [Read more…]

Winter Safety

Here are a few tips to keep your family safe and healthy this winter Wear helmets when sledding, skiing or snowboarding Helmets are not just for biking. One in ten emergency room visits due to sledding accidents involve a concussion. So strap that helmet on and stay safe! Gloves and hats are important, too! Frostbite [Read more…]

Dr. Paul Bunch elected president of the Cincinnati Pediatric Society

Congratulations to Dr. Bunch! He is adding president of the Cincinnati Pediatric Society to his duties at Springdale Mason Pediatrics. We know he will do a great job! Read Article Here

Dr. Joel Singerman has Passed Away

It is with very heavy hearts that we must share the news that Dr. Joel Singerman has passed away after a brief illness. His stalwart and caring presence continually inspired all of us in the Springdale Mason Pediatrics family and beyond. He had such great compassion and care for his patients, and he always kept [Read more…]

Is Your Child Sick? ™

There is a feature on our homepage that’s called "Is Your Child Sick? ™" This is a complete, understandable and reliable medical resource provided by Pediatric Web. Its purpose is for a parent to use when screening for the need to "see the doctor". Just pick from any of the three drop-down list in the [Read more…]