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Dr. Jonathan Jassey

Pediatrics
bellmore, NY
18 years experience male

Locations

Office

bellmore, NY

Address

2016 newbridge rd, bellmore, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Cigna

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Group Health Incorporated (GHI)

HIP Health Plans

UnitedHealthcare

Oxford Health Plans

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Alabama, Florida, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Utah

Doctor Q&A

297 Answers
321 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Sleep: Not long lasting effects per se, but if you have bad sleep habits as a child, sometimes you can always be a bad sleeper, and when you are a bad sleepe... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Reflux: Be careful with eating late at night and then lying down, and avoid acidic foods, caffeine, chocolate, alcohol which can flare it up. If that doesn't... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Sleep apnea: Tough to say, yes it's possible from the anesthesia, but if this persist another night or two, then no i think you have to think about other reasons, ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Daydreaming: Too much daydreaming can be very normal and someone may be bored with what they are doing. But, if really happens too much can be an issue with focus... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Fever: Yes it definitely could be something else. If you are on an antibiotic just for fever, then that wouldn't make sense. If you are on an antibiotic, a... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Baby sleep: there a lot of issues that can prohibit an infant from sleeping, from a multitude of GI issues to bad feeding schedules. Try "The Newborn Sleep Book"... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Growth: As per the CDC growth curves for boys, the 50% percentile for a 15 yo would be about 5'7" and about 125 lbs.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Puberty: Yes it does, maybe even a little earlier in the 10-15 range.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Hair loss: Rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia might be of help. Romaine is over the counter and you need someone to prescribe the propecia.
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Flu: It is possible can be the flu, even without upper respiratory symptoms and/or fever. Flu can work in many ways, so be on the lookout for any fever or... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Cradle cap: Sounds like classic cradle cap. Very common in infancy. Nothing to be alarmed about. Rub baby oil in the scalp before a bath and take a fine comb a... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Asthma: There are lions of different kinds of medicine for asthma. Rescue medicine when you are actively wheezing are Albuterol,Xopenex,Proair,Proventil,Vent... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Asthma: He should be listened to because even if you don't hear wheezing, doesn't mean he's not wheezing if listened with a stethoscope. Plus he can have a s... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Colic: There is a reason for the baby being so colicky. Most common GI issues that babies deal with are gas pain, reflux, constipation and being allergic to... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Asthma: Infected no, affected in the future yes since asthma can be hereditary.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Tetanus: You shouldn't worry, especially if you've had your tetanus boosters every 5-10 years. If you haven't received it, get it for the tetanus coverage, bu... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Gynecomastia: Its called gynecomastia, which is normal for boys during puberty. Can last 1-2 years before it goes away.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Labs: IgG values show past exposure, when....no one knows for sure. Did they do IgM values, that shows recent or current exposure.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Pyloric stenosis: Nothing causes it, it's unfortunately one of those things that you are born with. Genes can potentially play a role.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Depends: Depends on what it looks like. If its getting bigger, bumpier, border irregularity, bleeding or looking black, then it needs to be evaluated by a der... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Diarrhea: The stool color isn't worrisome, but if its been intermittent for a few months then needs more thorough evaluation. Could be toddler's diarrhea, mayb... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Allergies: It's possible this is related to the dust allergies. You should try to exercise somewhere else (another area of house, gym, etc) to see if this still... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Temp: Fever runs higher at night, so its possible you didn't have a fever while at doctor but might during nighttime, especially if you aren't feeling well.... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Baby feeding: You aren't doing anything wrong by feeding, but if you want to improve the sleep habits, slowly build on stretching out the feeds and stay consistent.... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Blue tongue: Tough to say without being examined. Baby needs to be checked out and have their heart and lungs checked bc potential sign of cyanosis where showing t... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Baby gas: Very common for babies to pass gas, but if he seems to be in a lot of pain, then he should be checked out by his doctor. He can potentially be allerg... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Height: Not dangerous, it's part of her genetic makeup. Can't change it.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Pneumonia: It can take a few days for the fever to break on the antibiotics, and if it doesn't then needs a follow up bc oral might not be enough and Iv antibiot... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Can happen within...: first month!! It's all about the "Jassey Way", follow the advice from "The Newborn Sleep Book" and it will show you the way.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Colds: Yes call to see if your child needs to be evaluated. Might be a simple cold but colds can turn into ear infections, wheezing and other conditions.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
No: Children shouldn't be getting congestive heart failure so nothing should really be given to prevent this for the pediatric age group.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Antibodies: Your body produces antibodies against the killed or live virus, so if exposed to that illness, then the body can "recognize" that they have seen it be... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Yes: Definitely in the 1st yr of life, since babies skin can be sensitive.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Go to...: Another room. Caving in to feed right away or to put baby in bed with you right away, just so baby doesn't wake siblings is not the right thing to do... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
No: Not a birth defect for a simple innocent heart murmur.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Yes: Lukewarm bath to slowly bring down the temp.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
9 months: Usually by 9 months.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Too young: We don't like to label kids at such a young age. Most kids outgrow their R.A.D (reactive airway disease) which is basically a childhood asthma. If s... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Rash: Can have a rash over the body or hives on the body. Should be evaluated by your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Not always needed...: An antibiotic is not always needed. Antibiotics get overprescribed and overused way too much. Your child definitely needs to be evaluated if he or s... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Besides burping...: Mylicon sometimes helps, sometimes does nothing. If gas persists and causing fussiness, baby should be checked for a milk protein allergy or see if t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Cord blood : You need to find out from either your OB or pediatrician about the companies that you can bank with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Torticollis: Not yet a concern. Try to rotate head in different positions while sleeping or resting in swing/car seat/etc. If no improvement then have your pediatr... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
CeraVe or cetaphil: Bathing every other day is helpful and pay drying the skin before applying the moisturizer cream. 2 really good creams are cerave or cetaphil restorad... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Great book: "The Newborn Sleep Book" It's worked for thousands of patients. If you want sleep, read the book.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Gluten: Some symptoms can be abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea; but sometimes no symptoms appear in the age and the child doesn't grow well which can be the ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Ignore: Walk away, they love an audience to perform in front of.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Ignore: -hang out in warm steamy bathroom -hang out outside with cold air if difficulty breathing get eval.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Back pain: Yes you should or even a chiropractor. Possibly just a strain, maybe a disc problem. Try some Advil (ibuprofen) to see if it helps.

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May 5, 2014
The doctor you want to send your kid s for pediatrics care. The best caring doc in Bellmore, NY
Oct 29, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Jan 27, 2015
Dr Jassey was very professional and helped put my mind at ease regarding my condition. I can sleep now, thank you so much!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My daughter is one. She was brought to the clinic and put on an antibiotic. Thank you for taking the time to help us. :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It seemed to decrease in size with a dose of Benadryl. Drew a circle around it & will evaluate in the AM.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thx. Will monitor over next few hours and take to Doc if no improvemnt

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 2004MD

Awards

Patients' Choice Award: 2008 — 2009
Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2009
Top Pediatrician, Second Place, East Long Island Region - Fall
2014

Affiliations

Winthrop University hospital
Long Island Jewish Hospital
North Shore University Hospital
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