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Dr. Cindy Juster

Pediatrics
Alpharetta, GA
37 years experience female

Locations

Preston Ridge Pediatrics

Alpharetta, GA

Address

3400-A Old Milton Pkwy., Suite 330, Alpharetta, GA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

7707726099

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

Coventry Health Care

First Health Group Corporation

Humana Insurance Company

MultiPlan, Inc

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Private Healthcare Systems, Inc (PHCS)

About

Bio

Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Dr. Juster attended Boston University for her premedical studies and graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. Her Doctor of Medicine is from Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at the Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. She fulfilled her military service as a pediatrician at Fort Bragg, NC. Prior to joining Preston Ridge Pediatrics in 1999, she practiced in Atlanta for 9 years. She is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Georgia

Languages spoken

Hebrew, Indonesian

Doctor Q&A

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Depends on embryo: It depends on whether the embryo was 100% healthy and how the pregnancy went.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see below.: Sudden onset of one-sided facial paralysis, pain behind or in the ear, noise sensitivity, decreased tearing, and taste disturbances are all possible s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No one knows 4 sure: Scheuermann's disease, which usually shows up at 13-16 years old, causes a 'hunching forward' appearance of the spine. It occurs in less than 1% of p... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See Dr. ASAP: These symptoms could be caused by a number of different conditions, including viruses and bacteria (including strep -- even without a sore throat). I... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Depends on baby: Although some babies don't mind which formula they're on, some do better on one than the others. Time will tell -- if your baby doesn't tolerate Enfa... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Not in US: It's not a brand name that's used in the US. Hard to say about other countries.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See the Dr.: There are a number of possibilities, including allergies and viral or bacterial infection. Please have a Dr. examine your child to determine the caus... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See your Dr. soon: Although Mirena (levonorgestrel) can cause breast tenderness, this happens less than 10% of the time. Please see your Dr. soon to make sure nothing e... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Eucalyptus can: Ginger doesn't, but eucalyptus may make your birth control less effective. Best to avoid it.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see Dr.: If your inhaler isn't working, it means you need to see the Dr. ASAP because you may need additional medicines.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Add prunes: Prunes are a wonderful natural laxative for babies. You can buy plain unflavored pitted prunes and puree them. Adjust the amount you give based on h... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It doesn't: Although hanging might make you feel like you've stretched out, it will not result in permanent gain in height.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See Dr. ASAP: If your 2 month old is lethargic, please get medical care immediately. There are a number of potentially serious medical problems that your baby coul... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Hard to say: Without seeing your child in person, it's impossible to diagnose his rash. Please take him to his Dr. for evaluation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
There are many.: People with autism spectrum disorders have a number of people helping with their care. The care team includes a pediatrician, a pediatric neurologist... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see below.: Early symptoms of lyme disease can include rash, flulike illness characterized by fever, chills, achy muscles or joints, headache, and malaise. In the... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see below.: Adhd and a seizure disorder can both occur in the same patient, but one doesn't cause the other. Seizures are not listed as an adverse effect of stra... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
10-20 years old.: Average age at onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), or lou gehrig's disease, is 10-20 years old; it's younger in patients with familial ALS t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes!: Angelman's syndrome is a genetic disorder. Children with this condition need to start supportive therapies early to help with language and other dela... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See below: Patients with acute adrenal crisis may have weak and rapid pulse, cold skin, low blood pressure, fast and labored breathing, and can turn dusky or blu... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Distorted body image: People with anorexia nervosa (an) think they're overweight when they're not, and restrict what they eat-often severely. An can affect your thyroid, bo... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It varies.: It can include problems with movement (fidgeting, flailing limbs, slowed movements, rigidity, poor balance, difficulty talking or eating, abnormal eye... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see below.: Symptoms of legionnaire's disease can include fever greater than 102 º f, chills, cough - dry or productive (rarely bloody), chest pain, neurologic sy... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It depends.: If your child isn't waking up during these episodes, he may be having night terrors. If so, the best things to do are to ensure there is nothing in h... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Autism is different.: Autism is characterized by difficulties interacting with others, abnormal communication skills, and restricted repetitive and stereotyped behaviors. D... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It's possible.: Depending on which type of epilepsy you have and what a recent eeg shows, it is possible. Generally, neurologists like to have patients be seizure-fr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see below: Depending on how old your baby is, how active your baby is, and how much your baby eats, this may or may not be normal. Please call your baby's docto... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see Dr.: Anytime you have a sore throat for over 24 hours, it's best to see the doctor and get a strep test. If it's a virus, all that's needed is symptomatic... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It can happen!: A person could be allergic to anything -- any type of food, medicine, environmental allergen, etc. Your doctor can tell you how to make sure you avoi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see your Dr.: There are a number of possible causes for rectal pain; the only way to determine the diagnosis is to see your doctor. Your doctor will need to examin... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It can be-see below.: Symptoms of neuroblastoma can vary (depending on where it's growing, where it spreads to, and metabolically active by-products), but can include abdom... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See the doctor ASAP: There are many possible causes, ranging from muscle strain to a blood clot in the leg. Please see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see your Dr.: There are a number of possible causes for rectal pain; the only way to determine the diagnosis is to see your doctor. Your doctor will need to examin... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It depends.: The botlle should list an expiration date; if it doesn't, call the pharmacy that filled that prescription and they can look it up in their system.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
NO.: Betaine is only used for patients with homocysteinuria (a genetic metabolic defect) and occasionally xerostomia (inability to produce saliva) or fatty... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Lots!: You can get belly pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, painful urination, bloody urine, headache, flushing, lightheadedness, kidney stones, or... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see Dr.: Anytime you have a sore throat for over 24 hours, it's best to see the doctor and get a strep test. If it's a virus, all that's needed is symptomatic... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
A variety!: Depending on the patient, food allergy symptoms can include:itchy mouth/throat, facial &/or airway swelling, difficulty breathing or talking, cough, w... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Sometimes none!: The classic symptoms are lack of periods, nausea, vomiting, generalized malaise, and breast tenderness. If you think you may be pregnant, especially i... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Allergies can worsen: Allergies can worsen over time; someone who moves to a new place may not start out reacting to the local allergens but develop allergies to them over ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See his doctor.: First, make sure he's using a spacer device (like an aerochamber) with the inhaler, since that helps get the medicine down into the lungs. If he's usi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Prenatal class: Often, pediatricians in your area will have prenatal classes, which also serve to introduce you to their practices and help you decide which doctor to... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Saline & suction: The safest and most effective treatment is saline nose drops and suctioning. Elevating the head of the crib and using a humidifier help, too. Cold and... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See below.: Cough and cold medicines have been proven in many good studies to be pretty unhelpful, and they can have nasty side effects. This is why the fda has f... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Sometimes.: Ear infections can occur with or without fever. Other symptoms of ear infections include ear pulling or rubbing, decreased sleep or eating, fussing, n... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Chicken pox: Hopefully, your nephew already had both doses of the chicken pox vaccine and will never have to go through the misery of that infection. The vaccine h... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Teens and exercise: Exercise (of some sort) is good for everyone. Teenagers can benefit from doing cardio work, like running, biking, stairmaster, or elliptical, and can... Read More

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Apr 7, 2013
Answers patient's questions in a timely manner. Very knowledgeable!
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
Nov 9, 2014
Very active,helpful
Apr 6, 2013
Great responses!
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baby's weight last week on monday was 6lbs 12oz so I assume for a week he was 3.15kg. they weighed him at 1pm yesterday and he was 2.766kg then we were admitted and his weight was 3.15kg at 3pm. he re...Read More
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Thank you for your quick reply, I will be on the phone w/his doctor first thing in the morning. BTW, I grew up in Carrollton, GA! Great to have a fello Georgian answer. I'm several states away now bu...Read More
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I gave him miralax (which we have been instructed in the past to do). He had a normal stool after that with no blood. He has been eating a lot of crackers lately and not enough fruits and veggies, so ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

Brooke Army Med.Center, San Antonio, TX

Awards

Top Pediatrician, Third Place, Georgia - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, Georgia - Fall
2014
Thought Leader, Second Place, Atlanta Region - Fall
2014

Affiliations

American Academy Of Pediatrics, Northside Hospital Atlanta, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite
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