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Dr. Jay Park

Pediatrics
Citrus Heights, CA
50 years experience male

Locations

Well Space Health Center

Citrus Heights, CA

Address

7777 Sunrise Blvd., Suite 2500, Citrus Heights, CA, United States
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My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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About

Bio

Most experienced pediatrician (over 35 years of clinical practice, Medical educator-19 years as professor of pediatrics), pursuing excellence in patient care.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: California, Texas

Doctor Q&A

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
False negative Tuberculin skin test (TST). A number of host factors including viral infection, immunosuppression, poor nutrition, recent TB infection, and disseminated TB infection can decrease Tuberculn skin test reactivity. Blood test such as QuantiFeron TB Gold has a higher specificity when tests positive than that of TST.
A 56-year-old male asked:
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Low hemoglobin. Hemoglobin value less than 13.5 gm/dl in your age is generally considered as anemia. Consult your primary care physician who will sort out the cause (s) and render proper management.
A 50-year-old member asked:
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Synergistic effect: Administration of PZA (Pyrazinamide) for the first 2 months with Isonizid and Rifampin followed by 4 mo of Isoniazid and Rifampin allows 6-month treatment regimen for pulmonary and extrapulmonary TB (except meningitis). This shorter treatment regimen provides advantage of higher compliance and less drug resistance.

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Aug 26, 2013
Good Knowledgeable answers and Caring Approach
Dec 28, 2012
Thanks for taking such good care of the kids!
Nov 2, 2012
Accurate, precise answers. Impressive.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. He was admitted to hospital with high infection levels as well as a fecal impaction. But with an IV of antibiotics and a suppository, he is well again and ful...Read More
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Excellent answer. I understand other docs saying done do this but when Childs fever is north of 103 after only 2 hours of one kind of medication it's an option parents have to consider. So THANK YOU f...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have a 11 year old daughter and she is getting ready for her menstral and i want to understand and have compassion in her time of transition into woman hood. Thank you

Awards

Dean's Clinical Science Teaching Award

Affiliations

Texas Tech University School of Medicine
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