Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett

Pediatrics
Santa Rosa, CA
37 years experience female

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Office

Santa Rosa, CA

Address

Santa Rosa, CA
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About

Bio

Patient navigation, educational advocacy for families with children, adolescents with special mental health care needs, learning differences and behavioral problems. Development of learning modules for lay persons, health, educational and social services professionals with emphasis on children/adolescents with special needs. 17 yr's clinical experience as a general pediatrician, case management of children with special needs. Have also served as a medical consultant for programs for early child mental health promotion, children/teens with developmental disabilities, learning disorders, behavioral disorders.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

1.9K Answers
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info: It depends upon several things. What is your child's age? Does your child have additional symptoms like cough, runny nose, sore throat , diarrhea or ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Needs followup: Given that you are experiencing unbearable pain in your abdomen, it is important to followup in person with a physician ASAP.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
No effect: Masturbation has no effect on growth. No stunting occurs due to masturbation.
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Aug 21, 2013
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Poinsett. She is clearly very knowledgeable about pediatrics. & is a true advocate for families with special needs children. I applaud the work that she does...Read More
Excellent practitioner who provides sound advice to patients on HealthTap.
Sep 21, 2013
accurate, intelligent and caring thoughtful answers. Great role model.
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Thank you! My OB recommend Avo which I took once and after looking online I noticed it was 50/50 on whether it was BF safe or not. I will discontinue. Is there a recommendation for an at home test?
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He says his legs hurt periodically like while playing, along with his hips. He says if he stands too long his feet hurt, even if he hasn't been standing for super long. Other days no complaining.
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Can a four year old hymen look irregular other than from her being penatrated and if she has been penatrated would she be bleeding or hurting she telling me that noone haven't messed with her

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1983MD
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