Dr. Jonathan Jassey

Pediatrics
bellmore, NY
19 years experience male

Locations

Office

bellmore, NY

Address

2016 newbridge rd, bellmore, NY
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

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

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297 Answers
321 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Coxsackie virus: Its a virus that can cause blisters in the mouth, on hands and feet. Will go away on its own. Might cause a high temp as well.
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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: It's rare under age 2 to get strep, but is possible. I've seen a positive strep test in as young as a 4 month old.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: I would alternate them. I recommend the orange veggies and the basic fruit initially. The green veggies are more gassy so i don't like them first. And... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No: Absolutely not. Nice feeling to be next to your baby, but not the safest thing to do at all. Too many horror stories have happened that i've seen (f... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
GERD: Gastro esophageal reflux disease. Most babies spit up somewhat, but when they are in pain with it due to acid coming back up on them, then you can ha... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: Besides repeating the urine, good likelihood they will send you for a kidney ultrasound and a test called a VCUG test to check for reflux of urine goi... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No: Not anymore. My brother had a steel plate put in his chest as a kid and wasn't allowed to play sports for over a year. Nowadays, nothing is done. It d... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Not good news: I wish i can say there was a definite natural remedy that works but ive never really saw one that worked for previous patients that used it. All studi... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Abd pain: Has he seen a GI before? Could be gastritis. Does he take a lot of advil/motrin? Has he been tested for ulcers, either through stool tests or endosc... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Sleep: Melatonin works better prior to falling asleep. You can try that dosage for a week, if it doesnt work then you might have to increase it to 5-6 mg. If... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Colic: There could be a reason for this "colicky" behavior and should be investigated. Such common causes are gas pain, reflux, constipation or having a mil... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Can be a multitude: of things. possibly infectious. should get it checked out. don't freak out, doesn't sound like anything too serious.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Depression/anxiety: Yes that's fine for his age, let his doctor tell you how to start it and get off the effexor (venlafaxine).
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A male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Thrush: I'm surprised you would experience thrush so soon, but it is possible. Either Nystatin or Diflucan (fluconazole) can help with oral thrush. You shou... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Rash: Too hard to say without seeing a pic of it. Can be so many different possibilities. There are plenty of reasons for a rash and to tell you the treat... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Shoulder pain: Can be a strain that can take some time for it to heal. But you always have the potential of a rotator cuff tear. Based on not much improvement after... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Eye: If looks more like purplish hue under the eyes, it possibly can be related to allergies. Or potentially lack of sleep.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Seborrhea dermatitis: You can do baby oil and rub it through the hair and brush it out with a fine tooth comb. Also, some OTC shampoos can help like Neutrogena T-Gel or Ni... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Phlegm: The color doesn't always mean its a bacterial infection. Can still be a viral infection and when mucous sits in any orifice in the body for a prolong... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Eczema: I would use it as a last resort. Try Aquaphor several times a day and hope that helps.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Skin rash: Rashes are always the hardest to diagnose without seeing it. Possibly something in the crib, or the detergent being used for the sheets are playing a... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Protein: Make sure you are drinking lots of fluids and i would avoid any creatinine drinks and/or powders. Not good for your kidneys.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Bilirubin: This is very common to have physiologic jaundice from days 4-6 of life. The liver is immature to break down the bilirubin, which can lead to some ele... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Abdominal pain: It sure is possible that it's a flareup, especially if you have any bloody stool. If you aren't getting better then get reevaluated by your doctor wh... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Illness: If it's been that long continuously then you should be evaluated by your doctor. Can be anything from a viral infection to something else, like a bac... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Depends: If still having persisting dev delays, then yes you should do the MRI of the brain as well. No radiation involved. Why getting MRI of abdomen?
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Yes, if he wants to get give bland food, such as bananas, rice, applesauce,toast,plain pasta, broiled/grilled chicken. Avoid dairy and juice. Drinking... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Sleep: It's possibly from the bed. Not really normal for a 3 year old to complain of back pain. If we complain about it during the day or limits them with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Checkup: Part of a yearly checkup, is a full body examination. You should definitely be allowed to stay in the room for that part. Those areas need to be exa... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Blood in stool: Get checked out by your physician. Could be something as simple as an anal fissure, but if this is persistent, you might need other tests done and de... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Anemia: Mutilpe causes of anemia, but there should be other blood count issues, with the white blood count and platelet count as well if we were worried about... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen): With Advil, (ibuprofen) you are allowed to take it every 6 hrs as needed, so if only using it once a day at night, it's not a big deal. There isn't a... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Infection: Sounds like it's infected. Sometimes when the puss comes out, the infection will clear up, but since it's swollen there likely is more puss in there ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Concussion: 1-2 yrs later after a hard fall shouldn't cause any persistent symptoms or new issues. And if you were concussed then, and got better fairly quickly,... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Head: For your age its not a problem. For someone under 2 years old it might become a problem if too big. For an adult that is likely a familial trait for... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Ignore: YOU need to be your child's biggest advocate; don't rely on others.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Vomiting: Can be multiple reasons as to why he's throwing up. Likely will be a stomach virus. Sometimes in this age group, vomiting can be the first sign of s... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Drowsiness: Have you been checked out by your doctor? You can have multiple issues that can cause this from infection, to a thyroid problem, to sleep apnea, etc.... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Ignore: Know that this awkward, exciting stage for them will only last a few years and we all go through it.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Baby: Need to be evaluated by a pediatric surgeon, pulmonologist and a high risk OB/GYN to discuss how to proceed further.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Resp virus: Human metapneumovirus is a newly diagnosed, yet very common contagious viral upper respiratory infection. It basically is a sister virus to RSV (resp... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No diet: Nothing will make her grow taller, genetics will mostly dictate how tall she will get.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Yes it does. I normally don't recommend taking Immodium if you can avoid it, bc if you had food poisoning you can trap the bacteria inside you and ca... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Children: Pharyngitis is typically bacterial or viral, with strep being the most common bacterial cause, which is treated with antibiotics. If not strep, likel... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Rash: Always hard to tell without seeing a picture or knowing more info such as if itching. It can be anything from a viral rash, heat rash, folliculitis, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Acne: Not that it would cause harm, but it might lose its effectiveness. You should get a new one.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Reflux: Sounds like this could be reflux. You should speak with your doctor to see if you need a trial of some reflux meds and/or see a gastroenterologist.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Stomach bug: You might be cramping due to the infection, but now you might be constipated from the BRAT diet which can make you feel like that. See how you feel a... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Flu: just bc have chills doesn't necessarily mean we have the flu. if test came back negative, i don't think you need to treat with Tamiflu (oseltamivir).... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Sleep: To be honest i don't know what catnip tea is, but i would avoid other liquids besides brestmilk/formula because the stomach is only so big, and if you... Read More
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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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