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Dr. MARK LONG

Pediatrics
Kennesaw, GA
27 years experience male

Locations

Kennesaw Pediatrics PC

Kennesaw, GA

Address

3745 Cherokee St NWE, 401 for main office 703 for teen center, Kennesaw, GA
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My office hours

Tuesday: 7:45am - 5:30pm
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Fax

770-429-8005

Teen Center For Adolescent Health

Kennesaw , GA

About

Bio

Dr. Long has been in clinical practice over 14 years and began practicing in January of 2000. He has extensive experience in Primary and Urgent Care Pediatrics along with psychiatry experience focusing on common problems in children. Dr. Long is Board Certified in pediatrics from the American Board of Pediatrics. He designed and built one of the most successful and popular practices in the Kennesaw area. We maintain a simple philosophy, we treat each parent, patient, and employee as if they were our own family. We do so in a state of the are facility that manages to incorporate the latest recommended technology as medicine grows so much more complex, yet we try to retain the hometown charm feel. Our docs and staff are often speaking to mother's groups, attending community events to support our home town, and even have a worldwide outreach program trying to improve the pediatric care for kids worldwide. Each year he and he team of pediatrician are recognized by Health-grades, vitals.com, BlueCross Blue Shield, and regularly receives multiple awards for "real" sources vetted by 100s of happy parent reviews. <table><tbody><tr><td></td><td><strong>On-Time Physician Award</strong> ( 2009 )</td><td></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td></td><td><strong>Compassionate Doctor Recognition</strong> (2010 - 2011)</td><td></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td></td><td><strong>Patients' Choice ward</strong> (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)</td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table>

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Pediatrics

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Answer: Quick-relief medications such as albuterol will help relieve sudden asthma symptoms. They typically begin working 5 to 15 minutes after treatment and ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Best to be safe; NO: There are no data on the excretion of fexofenadine into human milk. Pseudoephedrine is excreted into human milk. There are no reports of adverse effe... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Similar to bad cold: Rsv usually causes the same symptoms as a bad cold, such as: cough; stuffy or runny nose; a mild sore throat; earache; fever. Babies with RSV may als... Read More
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Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Higher than average: More than 300 well-described conditions are known to cause short stature in a child. Most are caused by a spontaneous genetic change (mutation) in the... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Ranges: 70 – 100 beats per minute at rest.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Sx of TB: Symptoms of TB disease symptoms of TB disease depend on where in the body the TB bacteria are growing. Tb disease symptoms may include: a bad coug... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Simply ask!: These test are usually done thru a genetics consult which i would hope you have availed yourself of already. The genetics md can easily determine you... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: Straterra is known to affect the cardiovascular system in several ways. Increase in heart rate (pulse), increase in both systolic and diastolic blood... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
BE GENTLE !: Immerse bonded areas in warm, soapy water. Gently peel or roll skin apart; a spatula or teaspoon handle or even a pencil will help. Remove cured adhes... Read More
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Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
80-120: Pulse (rate of heart beats per minute) varies considerably depending on if the child is asleep or awake; active or passive; energetic or docile. It c... Read More
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Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes..but not best!: To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of rocephin(ceftriaxone) should be used only to treat or prevent i... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
NOT RECOMMENDED: Relenza (zanamivir), tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate), symmetrel (amantadine), Flumadine (rimantadine) are the only approved medication for influenza ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
See Pediatrician: Needs to be evaluated to make sure there is no secondary bacterial infection. Also topical treatments usually require diligent use of the medication... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
NO: This could be as simple as severe long term chronic constipation... Or as difficult as hirschsprung’s disease. You would be very wise to seek medica... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Treatments are avail: Fist you need to detailed dermatologic evaluation to properly diagnose what we are dealing with. Most birth mark are able to be reduced or eliminate... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Get pediatrician app: Appetite, sleep changes, disposition/mood changes, as opposed to the more obvious fever, vomiting, etc are significant worrisome signs in children tha... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Info: Kidney stones (also called nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis) develop when a collection of minerals or other material form a small "stone." the stone ca... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Causation: Causes : inverted nipple is not medically harmful and is quite common. Hereditary is the major cause for inverted nipple since for many women it is i... Read More
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Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Rectal: The rectal method gives the most reliable, accurate reading — which is why doctors often recommend it for babies under 3 months of age, when a correct... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Months: Once absorbed, 90% is stored in bond as lead phosphate. The other 10% is taken up by the red blood cells, the brain, the kidneys, and the liver, where... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
8x greater risk: It has been shown that having a child with a neural tube defect increases the chance of having a second child with a similar defect. The recurrence r... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
6cm-14cm avg range: These lengths are taken from a table in the textbook adolescent health care: a practical guide. These are approximate ranges of nonerect (soft) penise... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
YES: Allergies happen when your bodies immune system become "sensitized" to something "x" and develop antibodies to it. Over time your child has multiple ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
NO: For lactating women mothers who are breastfeeding need to get more biotin each day to ensure their nursing infant receives appropriate amounts of thi... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Nip Cream uses!: Because the baby may ingest anything you apply to the nipple area, it's important to use only those products that are known to be safe. 100% pure lan... Read More
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Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Definition: Bipolar disorder or bipolar affective disorder (historically known as manic–depressive disorder or manic depression) is a psychiatric diagnosis for a ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. LONG is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. LONG is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 20, 2013
Wonderful caring and very knowledgeable Doctor !! We love him!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Tennessee College of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA

Awards

Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2011
Patients' Choice Award, 2011
Patients' Choice Award, 2010

Affiliations

KENNESTONE HOSPITAL
NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL - ATLANTA
CHILDREN'S HEALTHCARE OF ATLANTA
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