Dr. Julius Sherwinter

Pediatrics
Atlanta, GA
50 years experience male

Locations

Dunwoody Pediatrics

Alpharetta, GA

Address

3300 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA
Directions

Practice website

Dunwoody Pediatrics

Atlanta, GA

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: Georgia

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

19 Answers
0 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Autism work up: The current complete evaluation of a child with autism includes a thourough physical exam (including a wood's lamp exam for hypopigmented lesions of t... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Aspergers: Both have poor social skills. Children with aspergers are higher functioning academically and, therefore tend to show more interest in subjects they l... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Baby's pupils: A discrepancy between pupils is called anisocoria. In a well child who has no neurological abnormality and no history of trauma it is normal and of no... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Sacral dimple infant: It is an indentation, present at birth, over the lower back. Most are benign. However, if there is a deep hole, a tuft of hair, discoloration, or ski... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
High blood pressure?: The upper number (systolic bp) is high, the lower (diastolic bp) is normal. This can be due to a number of reasons including anxiety or stress, but mo... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Constipation Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is safe in children 6 months of age and older. Start with 0.5 gm/kg in 4-8 oz fluids once daily. Can increase gradually ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
ADHD vs PDD: Adhd= attention disorder with or without hyperactivity, while pdd= pervasive developmental disorder most commonly associated with autism spectrum diso... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Kidney disease: Fsg can be primary (generally, idiopathic) or secondary. Most cases of secondary fsg are related to vasculitis, lupus, IgA nephropathy. Post strep agn... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Pharyngitis: It depends on the cause. Strep will resolve within a week even if it is untreated. With treatment, it will generally get better within 48 hrs. Viral p... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Infant stool: This is of no concern unless it remains green and has foul odor or has blood in it. Infants can have 1-14 stools/day. They are generally loose and yel... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Throat infection: An antibiotic should only be given if there was a strep test or culture done. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin and clavulinic ac... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Fetal development: Generally, hair develops at around 20 weeks gestation.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Autism dx in baby: Autism occurs in 1:68 us children. The first sign of it is poor eye contact with the parent after infant is 3-4 months of age. These children usually ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Autism in infant: Autism occurs in 1:68 us children. The first sign of it is poor eye contact with the parent after infant is 3-4 months of age. These children usually ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Flat feet: It sounds like your brother has flat feet (pea planus) and might require inserts (orthotics), if he has symptoms such as ankle or knee pains.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Infant nutrition: Your 2 month old is at ~50th percentile; which is good. At this age the baby needs only breastmilk or formula. Solid foods are not recommended until ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
ADHD: Yes. I know many physicians with adhd who are very bright, hard working, and caring physicians. I find that patients of mine with adhd tend to think o... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Infant strep throat: Strep pharyngitis is less common in children under 1 year, but does occur and can cause disease. If strep pharyngitis is diagnosed in an infant 6-12 m... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Blood Pressure, nl: Normal blood pressures in children are determined by height, gender, and age. For a 3 year old male in the 95th percentile for height, the systolic B... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

2
Recommendations
38
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sherwinter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sherwinter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This saved my life. Thank You! Thank you so much!! Everyone else is saying don't treat it.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanx
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1973MD

Awards

Listed in National Consumer Council as "Best Doctors in Pediatrics" 2000-present
Listed by Center for the Study of Services, Washington, DCas one of "Top Doctors in the US" 2000-present
Listed in Atlanta Magazine as "Best doctors in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology 2000-present
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less