Dr. Mark Diamond

Pediatrics
Pittsburgh, PA
45 years experience male

Locations

Office

Pittsburgh, PA

Address

4411 Stilley Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

UPMC Health Plan

UnitedHealth Group

HealthAmerica

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

Aetna

About

Bio

I have been practicing for 35 years in a large group of pediatricians.In addition I am active as Chairman of the Children's Community Pediatrics (CCP) Community Relations Committee, Allegheny County Immunization Coalition Executive Committee, and the Penna. State Immunization Education Program. I am a proud Grandpa and am active in my community as a speaker and educator.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

3.8K Answers
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: abulia or lack of volition can occur. Or it might be a normal teen apathy.see your doctor
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Joints: It is advertised as a natural way to improve joint health. In general,despite advertising,these things do not work
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Usually benign.: Usually this is benign unless it is associated with a tethered cord.Then surgery is indicated.Can be seen at an early age, but it is rare.

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Nov 2, 2012
Dr. Diamond provides thoughtful answers that reflect both his wealth of experience and the kind and caring manner that have made him one of the most well-respected pediatricians in his community.
Dr. Diamond is a very knowledgeable pediatrician with many years of practical experience, which shows in his thoughtful and to-the-point responses.
Sep 28, 2013
Intelligent, respected expert. Great answers. Outstanding contributions to Health Tap. Highly recommend.
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Thanks. I took him to a dr to rule out bowel obstruction. He is fine but a little backed up. She gave me a rx for mineral oil. She said it will help soften his stool. She also said that pedialax is ok...Read More
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I hear your point. Interestingly folks reccomens one keeps the room at 68 degree for infant so perhaps that's why some use sleep sac. I was specifically wondering if it's ok to let my 2 year old sleep...Read More
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Thanks! I will definitely not skip any of her shots! The mild pain and discomfort she feels now is well worth it in the end! Much better than getting one of the horrible diseases vaccines are meant to...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1975MD

Residency

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH OF UPMC
Completed 1978

Awards

Healthtap 2013 Top Pediatrician in Pennsylvania
Mermelstein award for General Pediatrics

Affiliations

Children's Community Pediatrics
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