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Dr. Gregory Sysyn

Pediatrics
Atlanta, GA
27 years experience male

Locations

Neonatology Associates of Atlanta, P.C.

Atlanta, GA

Address

5901-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. Suite B-420, Atlanta, GA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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About

Bio

Pediatrician for 20 years. NICU M.D.for 14. PICU M.D. for 12. Specialisation in pulmonary hypertension, rsv, bpd, drug withdrawal.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Neonatology

Pediatric Critical Care

Doctor Q&A

106 Answers
149 Agrees
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Many factors: Oral thrush is a yeast/fungal infection of the lining of the mouth tongue and cheeks. Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils (lymph nodes ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Many factors: As population and news coverage goes. Access to the internet, cable. Newsgroups. Sites like this. People become more aware of certain diseases tha... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Organ Donation: Organ donation is possible and should be discussed with Lifelink. Many people do not realize that other useful tissues like heart valves, tendons, co... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Start with this link: this is an excellent resource to start, but this also requires the help and support of your MD. Start Here. http://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/o... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Measles: Measles is highly contagious and can be spread to others from four days before to four days after the rash appears. Measles is so contagious that if o... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends on the units: Raw number difficult without the units. in this paper: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/766411 Fecal calprtectin in the 1000 range is consis... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Generally speaking..: Participation in fad diets like these are concerning behaviors for teenage girls. They may also lead to other health problems or be symptoms of psych... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Answer below.: Without more details is difficult. Look at this link. http://depts.washington.edu/hhpccweb/content/health-articles/adult-immunizations/what-you-need... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
There are several: There are several concerns. The immediate is blood pressure. If the blood pressure is high for an infant it may need to be treated. If the kidney f... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends on which one: there are a number of Muscle Diseases which classify as muscular dystrophy. Start Here http://mda.org/ there is a tab called learning about mus... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Start with 300mcg.: Melatonin can have different effects on different individuals, regardless of size. Adult sized patients can be dramatically affected by 3 mg and chi... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Debilitating is key: If the Headache is debilitating then you need to see a Doc, get your Blood pressure and vitals checked. Solumedrol (methylprednisolone) can raise Blo... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Stretches do help: A fellow sufferer here, as well as several MDs in our practice. The stretches on the link below do help, you will see progressive improvement. We all... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes.: Pedialyte is important for hydration. not free or tap water. Pedialyte replaces essential salts lost in the stool, urine and sweat. A good start... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Working with your MD: To put it shortly and nicely. Diabetes from age 12 - 54 (42yrs) and a creatinine of 1.2. Ideally creatinine should be less than 1. The weight does ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends on which one: The "common" cold that we think of is really a cluster of a number of viruses that have similar symptoms and vary in when they pop up in your communit... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Short answer is yes.: Congrats on doing the right thing. Now build you internal support and rely on others to help as well. resources: http://www.cancer.org/healthy/stay... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Unlikely: DHA, the active ingredient tends not to cause nightmares.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Most likely yes.: Unfortunately, you have only provided one factor in assessing normal counts. To be sure a whole CBC (Complete blood count) needs to be reviewed. Thi... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
More specific.: Lenses? Which ones? Contacts? Glasses? or the Lens in the eye behind the cornea? http://www.kellogg.umich.edu/patientcare/conditions/anatomy.h... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Fluid behind ears.: Fluid behind ears can takes a few weeks to completely clear after finishing a course of antibiotics. The redness you describe may be from fever (chec... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
By itself no.: Whey by itself no. It is a protein. Other supplements used in bodybuilding circles may cause impotence however.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
11yo: In the question, 11yrs old should not be trying home remedies for acne or anything else. If acne is such a concern that you are trying these measures... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Start with this link: This is from the American Brain Tumor Assoc. http://www.abta.org/brain-tumor-information/types-of-tumors/astrocytoma.html Read and follow their ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
More information:: Depends on the testing. Depends on the health state and age of the toddler. Who did the testing, what did they measure. Are there any other health ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Thyroid activity: Problems can be either short term and transient, or longer and chronic. Your MD is working through this with you. Keep your follow up appointment an... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Most likely yes.: Although there are other viruses that can cause these symptoms and then go away quickly.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Infection in general: MOre a symptom of infection in general. Read here and See a / your doctor for exam , testing and treatment http://www.healthgrades.com/symptoms/... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends on which one: Some Muscular Dystrophies have specific tests that can be prenatally diagnosed. Other Muscular Dystrophies may be tested for in the mother or father ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Start with this link: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/crying-colic/Pages/Colic.aspx Be patient and use your child's pediatrician as a resource in... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Limit exposures.: Instead of focusing on what cannot be used. change the idea into items than CAN be used. Soaps for skin: IVORY, DOVE. Laundry Detergents: Dreft. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends on which one: There are several common pneumonias that babies can be born with. Also how big was the baby? If the infant was on a ventilator for several days, the... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends on which one: Muscular dystrophy is a generic description of several different diseases causing similar symptoms. Some present early in life (as a newborn), others... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Common side effect: This is a common side effect. If it is causing problems with everyday life, then you need to discuss with your prescribing physician. They may need ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
General Symptom.: It is a general symptom. It can be anything from a mild virus infection, allergies, sinus infection. It can also be a serious sign of fluid status o... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
LIkely 2 levels answ: First, working out will increase some muscle mass and metabolic demands. Stopping working out will still allow those larger muscles to consume more c... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Concerning: ASD closed in April, no weight gain by end of June, Child's nutrition regimen needs to be evaluated by local doctors on several avenues...1. Caloric i... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
More analysis needed: Platelet count is largely normal. WBC on low side nearly normal still not horrible. No hematocrit or Hemoglobin in your labs. Easy bruising with ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
IGA deficiency: IGA deficiency means you need an immunologist, at least. Large spleen and nodes can be a symptom of IGA issues. However spleens can get large enough... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Presence or absence : Presence or absence of Socks does not matter. Apply as directed.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Short answer is no.: Once a year drinking should not. As you are a 33 yo male, hopefully you are well past puberty and legal drinking age is beyond puberty and growing ag... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Start with this : Amer Lung Assoc: http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/bronchiolitis-obliterans-organizing-pneumonia/ Mayo Clinic site: In some people, BOOP causes no ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Many factors: Male / female? If have started menses in females? Height and growth curve of parents... Point is, these factors and others may contribute. Your ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
1800: 1800 calories a day for 14-18 yo girl. May need to be adjusted with activity demands as well. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/Nutriti... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Minimizing scratch: Minimizing itching and scratching is best. The blisters associated with CHicken pox are filled with fluid, at this time, you are still in the contagi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Generally speaking..: Chromosomal disorders are disorders of entire chromosomes. Remember, we have 23 pairs of chromosomes for 46 total. Downs syndrome is a 3rd copy of c... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sysyn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sysyn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It's a mineral sunscreen with titanium and zinc, I can't use chemical
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your time!
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Thanks for your quick reply! I will try stretching it today.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

MEDICAL COLLEGE OF VIRGINIA HOSPITALS
Completed 1997

Awards

Top Pediatrician, First Place, Georgia - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, First Place, Georgia - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta
Pediatrix Medical Group
NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL - ATLANTA
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