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Dr. Jennifer Diabo

Pediatrics
Philadelphia, PA
23 years experience female

Locations

Office

Philadelphia, PA

Address

2346 E Allegheny Ave, 19134-4432, Philadelphia, PA
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Health Partners Of Philadelphia Inc

Keystone Mercy Health Plan, Inc

UnitedHealthcare

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

About

Bio

I have been practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine for 10 years. I grew up in New York, and came to Philadelphia for medical school. There is nothing greater than working with children!! Over the last few years, I have travelled internationally providing care for children around the world. Locally, in Philadelphia, I serve as a volunteer for the Medical Reserve Corps, as well as run my solo practice, Premier Pediatrics. Personally, I love spending time with my 3 children, and my fabulous dog!!

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

218 Answers
98 Agrees
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Lice shampoo!: Lice are small, ovoid insects that are visible to the naked eye. They vary in color. They can be curable, but it takes some work. See your doctor fo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Fluids!: To boost your milk supply, i would recommend increasing your fluid intake. Drink plenty of water and milk! make sure that you are also getting enoug... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Rash, fever: Chicken pox in a baby will start as a rash just as it would in older children. The rash often starts out on the abdomen, and is papulopustular in app... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Exterminator: Getting rid of bed bugs effectively usually requires help from a professional exterminator with experience in bed bug control. They are very difficul... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Getting rid of bed bugs effectively usually requires help from a professional exterminator with experience in bed bug control. They are very difficul... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Depends on test: Depending on the original test that was performed, it is unlikely that a diagnosis of CF will be made later in life. Most of the testing that is done... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Few days or...: A percentage of people that contract herpes never have an outbreak. Or they may become infected, and experience their first outbreak months or years ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Many childrens hospital's have programs to assist obese children. Here in philadelphia, many of the health insurance programs offer assistance and inf... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Difficult to treat!: Pityriasis rosea is a self- limited rash that can be quite extensive, and may last for a few weeks. It is not contagious, and will eventually clear o... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Likely allergic rxn.: You are most likely sensitive or allergic to the insect bites. Most allergic reactions to insect bites remain localized to the area bitten. They are... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
See your DR: If he is experiencing bleeding while urinating, he should follow up with his surgeon/ doctor who did the circumcision. Two weeks out from a circumcis... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
About 5'6": In a perfect world, she would be 5'6". Using the midparental height calculation, this is the number that i come up with. Of course, nutrition, exerc... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Could be, yes: After birth or miscarriage, a woman can bleed and spot for a few weeks. The bleeding should become lighter and eventually cease, and then usually by ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Check again: I would thouroughly check your head and hair again for any remaining lice or nits. Often, many of the treatments need to be repeated one week after i... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Difficult: I usually start my patients with tinea versicolor on a regimen of selenium sulfide lotion 2.5% daily to affected area as well as a one time dose of ke... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Lice shampoo!: Lice are small, ovoid insects that are visible to the naked eye. They vary in color. They can be curable, but it takes some work. See your doctor fo... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Not harmful but....: There is nothing wrong with pumping your breastmilk and feeding from a bottle. That being said, he may become more reliant on the bottle and may have ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
There is a risk!: Why are you taking this? Is it a necessity to use this during your pregnancy? Avoidance of any narcotic medication during pregnancy is recommended. If... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Rinse after dosing: First and foremost, after using advair, you need to make sure that you are rinsing your mouth out. A few home remedies that can be used are swabbing... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: A person can also get herpes through oral sex.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Comprehensive exam: There are many things that a dr might check during the exam. Height, weight, bp, vision, and hearing will be checked. The dr will discuss many topics ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Many differing dx: If you shave or use hair removers, these could certainly lead to an itchy, inflammatory process in the pubic area. Contact dermatitis, or a sensitivi... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Skin to skin contact: Certian stds, such as herpes and hpv, can be transmitted through skin to skin contact. Therefore, sex is not required to transmit these infections.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No need to return: The concentration found in childrens Acetaminophen can most certainly be used in infants. The infants concentration is actually currently being phase... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Ulcers!: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area. Outbreak can start as pain & itching. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Lice shampoo!: Lice are small, ovoid insects that are visible to the naked eye. They vary in color. They can be curable, but it takes some work. See your doctor fo... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Dr office: Most primary doctor's offices test for stds. You could also go to your local health center or planned parenthood.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
It is ok, not ideal: While it is ok to use both products as they are both soy-based, infants tend to do better with one brand and makeup of formula. If you have both, and... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Possibly!!: Children should not be playing with toys that have lead paint. Doing so can lead to elevated lead levels in the bloodstream and depending on the amou... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Need to treat: If you have pinworms, dont fret, they are actually quite commonly seen in practice. There are both prescription and non-prescription options availabl... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Sweating is normal!: Sweating during any form of exercise is a normal, natural body response! if it seems excessive, try a prescription grade antiperspirant/ deodorant. ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Get tested first: You should really have an allergy test done before getting a pet. Many asthma sufferers have allergies to cats and dogs so your asthma may worsen if ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Change eating habits: The safest way to lose weight is two fold. Eat better, and exercise more. I recommend only drinking water or crystal light, and skim milk. Eliminat... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Antibiotic: Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. Tetracycline is an antibiotic which works for bacterial infections, not viral infections. Antibi... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No: A percentage of people that contract herpes never have an outbreak. Or they may become infected, and experience their first outbreak months or years ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
IPV: Today, we use an injectable form of poliovirus vaccine, known as ipv. No longer is the oral polio vaccine used in the United States. If you had the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Despite having myringotomy tubes, you can still get an ear infection. Often, if tubes are still in place, an infection may cause drainage from your e... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Depends on age: Having small hands does not mean you wont grow any taller. It depends how old you are, and how far along in the pubertal process you are (especially ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Seek help!: Gambling can be as much an addiction as a drug addiction. You certainly need to seek help. There are many support groups out there for gamblers, suc... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
NO: Antifungal creams are recommended for external use only. If you have a fungal rash near anus, it is ok to use there. Just not inside the rectum.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
May be insomnia: There are many factors that come in to play in children who have insomnia, or difficulty falling asleep. First, i would make sure that her room is st... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Eye specialist: A pediatric ophthalmologist is a physician who specializes in treating disorders of the eye. Ophthalmologists treat a wide variety of eye disorders i... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: During an asthma exacerbation, your abdominal muscles are being overworked in an attempts to help you breathe. Therefore, you may have pain from this... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
NO: I cannot think of a reason that it would be bad to have small hands. Human beings come in all shapes and sizes. If you have 5 functioning fingers on... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Cool compresses: If the reaction is localized to the ankle, and your child does not have any other swelling elsewhere, difficulty breathing, coughing, or tightness in ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Depends on location: For ringworm on the skin, a topical antifungal can be used. Over the counter Clotrimazole would work. If the ringworm is on the scalp or in a hairli... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Encourage him!: At your son's age, 13 kilos falls around the 25th percentile. So he is still a decent weight for his age. If he isnt eating much however, i would en... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Allergic rxn : If your son was stung yesterday, it may be a reaction to the sting. It is not unusual to see blister formation after a sting, in which a clear fluid ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Difficult!: Nail biting is a very difficult habit to break. One thing you could do is have your child keep his hands covered with gloves to break the cycle of na... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 23 years experience
4 months of age: In general, i give my patients the green light to start solid foods when their baby reaches 4 months. Keep in mind that some babies, especially preem... Read More

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Jan 1, 2013
Very informative & Precise.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Diabo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diabo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much. This made me feel better and was very helpful to it seemed to help me calm down and try not to freak out cause bed bugs are evil little creatures. T...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I got 3 kids that I know has ADHD how do I get them checked out so I can get them help they need really bad my 4 year old has it the worst?
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He hit carpet and cried immediately just for a moment and then was fine. No vomiting, loss of extremities or anything of that sort. Thank u!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1999MD

Awards

"America's Top Physicians", Consumers Research Council of America
HealthTap Founding Doctor
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Affiliations

Premier Pediatrics
St Christopher's Hospital for Children
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