Dr. Jennifer Gardner

Pediatrics
Washington, DC
24 years experience female

Locations

Healthy Kids Company

Washington, DC

Address

4845, Loughboro Rd NW, Washington, DC
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My office hours

Thursday: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Gardner is a pediatrician and has treated thousands of children as a pediatric hospitalist and emergency medicine attending. As a pediatrician and a mother, Dr. Gardner provides practical insight and expert medical information in the areas of general pediatrics, child wellness, growth and development, infant and child feeding, diet and nutrition, fitness, weight management, pediatric emergency medicine, childhood self esteem building, teasing and bullying, childhood behavioral modification, and family conflict resolution. Dr. Gardner enjoys writing about health and fitness and is a contributing author to The Mommy MD Guide to Losing Weight and Feeling Great and is a frequent contributor to First for Women Magazine. She contributes to numerous national blogs and websites.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Virginia

Doctor Q&A

8 Answers
14 Agrees
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Gardner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Monitor for these sx: Concerning signs/sx's: fever/irritability, redness, pain/crusting/copious eye or nasal discharge, abnormal eye movement/"eye pushed forward" appearanc... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Gardner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Hormone imbalance: Gynecomastia in men occurs when testosterone levels are decreased compared to estrogen levels. So it occurs when test. levels are decreased OR estroge... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Gardner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Itchy rash w/ fever: Chicken pox rash is classically described as a "dew drop on a rose petal." The rose petal is the erythematous maculo-papular base and the dew drop is ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Gardner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Arm swelling: One concerning complication of an IV is phlebitis. Any red streaking up the arm where IV was placed is concerning. Tenderness can be common after IV p... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Gardner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Need more info: Normal stool color can vary greatly from brown to green to yellow. Yellow can result from a fatty meal, but could also indicate liver/gallbladder dise... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Gardner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Call doctor's office: It might be, especially if the fall was high or the impact was with a very hard surface. I would contact your physician immediately or go to ER. Vomit... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Gardner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Post chemical peel: It is important to know the type of peel, # days since the peel, and if was it a deep, medium, or superficial chemical peel. If peel was recent, sweat... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Gardner
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Reduce #BP readings: Unclear why you are taking BP, but I would recommend taking blood pressure no more than a few times/day! Checking too often can cause stress and this ... Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 1999MD

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