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Dr. Craig Uhl

Pediatrics
Palm Desert, CA
28 years experience male

Locations

Craig Michael Uhl, MD

Palm Desert, CA

Address

1712 via san martino, Palm Desert, CA
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My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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Fax

(888) 563-7313

About

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Advocate for kids, from birth to adulthood!!!

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Pediatrics

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93 Answers
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A female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No!: Please get your child to see a specialist in autistic disorders right away. These kids are quite special and have an extremely unique way of learning... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes, get him seen: Not knowing how far he fell, what surface type he fell on, and the enlarged fontanelle as you describe, he needs to be checked out, without delay.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Congrats!!! Genetics: Plays a significant role as to the elasticity of the skin, whether you smoke also plays a role. Best is to stay hydrated, regular aerobic exercise, m... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Keep an eye out : It most likely a soft tissue injury, ice and cool compresses to the area. If you notice the bump getting larger, or feel any bone abnormality underne... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes, but: People change, and unfortunately things may happen that may disrupt attachments made in infancy and youth...
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Wake him up 1/2 way: And feed him and change, if wet/dirty.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends: On pediatricians. Some go from birth to 18 or 21. Some won't see kids that become pregnant as they will need an obstetrician. Always best to ask yo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No no no: Breast feeding may be helpful in preventing sagging breasts, but I am a strong proponent of breast feeding and may be biased a bit.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Be persistent: But may be due to donor not wanting to proceed further. It is their right to do so. To remain confidential...
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Due to moist skin: From overlapping skin due to obesity. Sweat and warmth coupled with overlapping skin makes a perfect petri dish for fungal growth.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Abuse of children &: Infants have been the most horrific events I have experienced as a pediatrician. How a parent or caregiver could harm an innocent infant or child is ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Sure,: She may say she doesn't think she has them, but indeed may have these little critters! if so, she can pass them onto you!
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No delay: You can brush as you normally do. Twice a day is recommended. Flossing the back teeth might need to be delayed for a couple a days, as your gums may... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Perhaps: Your dentist will be able to assess the choices available to you.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Gently: Depending on age of child, need to share a bit about life and death using age appropriate discourse. You may want to speak to your child's pediatrici... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes yes yes: Your breast milk is the best formula for your baby. The hospital may fortify your breast milk depending upon the prematurity. But definitely use you... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Ear & temporal: Ear, temporal and axillary are all good at this age. But rectal is the best, but not ideal for obvious reasons. Rectal is the preferred for infants ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
When ready tell them: Familial relations are complicated, even more so for children. When they are ready to understand the differences, then it's time to tell them the tru... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Please do...: Many cities still have free clinics available to you. Please have a gynecological exam to make sure all the remnants of your pregnancy have cleared. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Same as anyone: Truly depends on extent of any other issues. The brain is an amazing organ, and even with birth agenesis of corpus callosum, the brain can compensate... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Relax: Your hormonal changes have a lot to do with it. Sure, you can think about baseball, etc., but perhaps you can go for round two. Enjoy living, just m... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes: Typically caught with fecal oral contact. Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent it, without removing the pet from the child.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
A full life!: Many type one diabetics are living wonderful and fulfilling lives. An example, is an actress, mary tyler moore, who is living a full and rewarding li... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No, but ...: 2 month olds don't know any better, so it's important they wear diapers that you'll likely change often! also, clean their hands and other 'dirty are... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Feed the infant : I am a proponent of feeding your 18 day old every 3-4 hours, so feeding during the night is appropriate. This will improve a bit over the next few mo... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Trisomy18.org: There is a foundation set up for this syndrome - go to http://www.Trisomy18.Org.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
I wouldn't, but: You need to discuss this with your specialist who can better assess your radiation status. Babies are quite vulnerable to the effects of radiation an... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
May need follow-up: You may have resistant organism to amoxicillin. Strongly recommend you get medical follow-up today. Your complaints of dizziness may indicate progre... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Perhaps, but may be : Lifelong. I highly recommend you follow up with your pediatrician to get involved with a pediatric allergist who can assist with your child's allergy... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Adoption or...: Great question. Even though your mate is going to be a male, she will not have 'sperm' to mate with your egg. Thus, no natural birth is possible bet... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Not exactly...: The slumber guard is a thermoplastic mandibular advancement device that the snorer heats and then molds to provide a custom fit, in order to hold the ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Ask for dermatology : Referral if you notice that it is growing fast. Given the proximity to the lips, plastic surgery can also prove a helpful consult in this location.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Can't be certain, : But kudos for doing the right thing by stopping all alcohol ingestion when pregnant. I highly recommend prenatal vitamins and regular pre-natal care ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Genetics play a role: Given the heights of your parents it is very likely you are reaching your final height. However, you and your pediatrician need to go over your heigh... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
As baby grows: So does lung size and the need for more oxygen to fill those lungs and thus a larger conduit to bring more air in with every breath.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Wonderful field: For the right type of person it is a very rewarding field. You must be aware that many babies are being born to alcoholic, drug and smoking moms who ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Absolutely: I have found many autistic kids very prolific with computer technologies and encourage them and their parents to broaden these interests. They truly... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Baby needs nicu: Your baby is in good hands. Your baby needs time to grow, to heal, or to recover for a variety of reasons. Please talk to your neonatologist why you... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends: Could be just one or 100... Depends on the body's allergic response to the sting. One bee sting could result in anaphylaxis and death. Anyone with... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Not likely: But you can always ask for a copy of the study(possibly for a fee) and have another radiologist read it(for a fee)...
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Lots going on inside: In your abdomen and may encroach on your diaphragm which may prevent your ability to make a full inhalational breath. Thus, it may be hard to breath. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Cool mist humidifier: May prove helpful in a dry environment. I do not recommend warm mist humidifiers or those with additives.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Not necessarily: It would depend on the extent of injuries. Was brain matter involved? Was there bleeding in the brain that may have damaged the brain? Also depends... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes, but: Some psychiatrists will choose not to, depending upon the situation. You should ask them before initiating treatment.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends: Obviously if one eats lemons with baby teeth, and stops once adult teeth erupt, then ok. Would recommend rinsing your teeth with water after eating l... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
This is concerning: A hearing exam must be initiated including ENT referral. Speech referral as well. Has there been any language acquisition at all? Please go to your... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Brush and floss: Teeth brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent enamel staining, outside of quitting coffee.
A female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Hadn't heard that...: I am a big fan of olive oil (extra virgin) as moisturizer for eczema. As i tell my patients, use the olive olive, but don't put your kid in the salad... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
I wouldn't risk it: Would depend upon the forces of the roller coaster, but why tempt fate? Give your baby the best chance for a healthy delivery. No alcohol, no non-pr... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Need follow-up: You may have resistant organism and your complaint of dizziness may indicate progression of your ear infection. Please see a doctor today for an eval... Read More

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Sep 13, 2013
Dr. Uhl is an excellent pediatrician. He is compassionate and intelligent as well as practical. He is devoted to those he cares for and I recommend him very highly!
Sep 2, 2013
Excellent doctor! Very caring and compassionate and intelligent!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Uhl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! Yes we carry an epi-pen EVERYWHERE we go and instructions taped to. I dont ever want to relive that day we, found out again.
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Thank you so much for responding! Been taking prenatals and first appt on tues.! Wish me luck...i'll keep you posted!
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thanks dra.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

Texas Tech

Awards

AMA
Top Doctor, Second Place, Palm Springs/Rancho Mira Region, CA - Summer
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Palm Springs/Rancho Mira Region, CA - Summer
2013

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AAP
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