Mohammad Djafari, MD, FAAP • Erin Strong, C-PNP
Office: (607) 753-3051
Dr. Djafari is a certified consultant in Clinical Hypnosis by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He uses clinical hypnosis as a therapy method for his patients with chronic conditions.
We now offer ear piercing to our patients over 6 months old. Parents can choose either a surgical plastic, or a medical grade titanium post for a skin friendly, hypoallergenic approach.
Flu Shots are now in. Please call to set up your Flu Shot appointment(s). Also, keep up to date by visiting our Facebook page.
Fluoride treatments are recommended by the American Dental Association. We now offer topical fluoride treatments here in our office starting at age 2. As some local dentist do not see children this young, we recommend this important treatment to help protect the oral health of our young patients. Call to schedule your child's appointment.
We have made arrangements to offer Infant/Child CPR classes in our office. If you are interested in participating, please leave your name with the Front Office Staff. We will contact you when we have enough parents registered.
YOUR BABY'S FIRST VACCINES
It's important to read the CDC's "Vaccine Information Statement". Here you will learn how vaccines work, what the benefits and risks are, and what 8 diseases can be prevented with childhood vaccines.
Here you can get an understanding of the vaccine policies that our office follows. You can read "why" you get vaccinated, "who should" get each particular vaccine and "who should NOT", along with side effects and additional notations. (3 pages)
Please CLICK HERE for a DOSING CHART. This is a guide for you to use when administering Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Ibuprofen (Advil and Motrin), and other children's liquid preparations (cough, cold, etc). (1 page)
We have Lactation Consultants and a Child Passenger Safety Technician on staff to assist you. Appointments are available for these services. Please contact the Front Office Staff for more information.
CHECK OUR CALENDAR
Check our Updates Link for upcoming parent information sessions. Topics include CPR, Injury prevention, nutrition, lactation support and sleep hygiene.
Medical Information and Parenting Tips
Provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics
Call 1-800-222-1222 immediately with any poisoning concerns.
Healthy Now - Low Cost Supervised Exercise Program
This is offered for local adolescents at risk for obesity.
For more information, contact: Phil.Buckenmeyer@cortland.edu
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Seven Valleys Health Coalition
A non-profit organization that partners with community agencies to advance health and well-being in Cortland County.
A virtual learning network of medical providers with real-time access to autism and behavioral experts. It is an innovative system that allows professionals to increase confidence in identifying and treating autism systems and to expand the knowledge about behavior treatments. For more parent information, please visit: www.urmc.rochester.edu
An outpatient Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center. For more information, please see this brochure.
For Help Quitting Smoking
Cortland County Health Department
Drug Overdose Free Training and kit for Narcan (Naloxone).
Click here for info.