Dr. Sarah Lichtenstein joins us at Springdale-Mason Pediatrics

We are very happy to announce that Dr. Sarah Lichtenstein is working at Springdale-Mason Pediatrics. She is an exceptional physician carrying on a family tradition in Pediatrics and another excellent addition to our group. Dr. Lichtenstein (Dr. L.) will help you and your child take a special and early interest in health. We invite you [Read more…]

Dr. T. Ryan Hensley is moving out of Ohio.

It is with great regret that we announce Dr. T. Ryan Hensley leaving our practice because he is moving out of Ohio. He is moving to be closer to family and continue his career as a Pediatrician in North Carolina. Dr. Hensley has become a helpful part of so many of our patients’ lives. His [Read more…]

SUMMER NEWS: Quick Summer Safety Tips

Here are some quick summer safety tips for a fun, active and safe summer: Fireworks look exciting but even sparklers can reach temperatures over 1000°F. Bike helmets for the entire family can prevent face and head injuries while on wheels. When attending amusement parks or traveling, be sure that you children know your cell phone [Read more…]

EpiPen Recall

The FDA has announced a recall of 13 lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr auto injectors which are used to treat severe allergic reactions. These EpiPens may not work properly when used. Please click this link to the FDA website to see if you have an EpiPen included in the recall. We recommend you keep [Read more…]

Welcome, Dr. Hensley!

We are very happy to announce that Dr. Ryan Hensley is working at Springdale Mason Pediatrics. He is an exceptional physician and an excellent addition to our group. We invite you to see him when you come and hope that you enjoy the advantages that he adds to our group.


With this nice warm weather, it is difficult to think about colder weather and the flu. However, there are some big changes that are important for you to know. After evaluating its performance over the past few years, the CDC (Center for Disease Control) has decided that the nasal flu vaccine, known as flu mist, [Read more…]

Dr. Mittiga Stepping Down from Practice

It is with great regret that we announce Dr. Heather Mittiga’s departure. Dr. Mitttiga has been with Springdale-Mason Pediatrics since 2007. She is stepping down in order to spend more time with her family. Dr. Mittiga has become an integral part of so many of our patients’ lives. Her patients have come to rely on [Read more…]

Important Recall of Sanofi’s Auvi-Q Epinephrine Medication (This is now over)

Sanofi announced in October 2015 that the company is taking the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling ALL Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) currently on the market which includes both the 0.15mg and 0.3mg strengths. The products have been found to potentially have inaccurate dosage delivery, which may include failure to deliver drug. In the event of [Read more…]

We invite Brandy Morgan, CPNP to our practice!

She’s an exceptional nurse practitioner who we hope will become part of the family and integrate into this practice quickly and easily. Brandy will be starting full-time by the beginning of October. We hope you will make appointments with her and meet her so that you get a good feeling of her gifts and to [Read more…]

FALL NEWS: Allergies

When the autumn weeds start to flower and we start raking the leaves, many people experience runny nose, itchy nose and congestion, itchy, watery eyes, scratchy sore throat or cough. These can be symptoms of allergies caused by pollen. Pollens are tiny grains released into the air from trees, grasses and weeds which cause the [Read more…]