• New Strep Test Now Available At All Locations

    Pediatrics West is pleased to introduce the “Alere I Strep A” test at all three locations. This is a one-step test that will replace the current rapid strep test that we have done for years. The trouble with the rapid strep test is that while it is very good at diagnosing a child as having strep, it was not

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  • Pediatrics West Groton Moves Office to Better Serve Patients Now Located at 120 Boston Road

    GROTON, Mass., November 17, 2016 – Pediatrics West Groton has moved down the road to a new office located at 120 Boston Road, Suite 1, to better meet the needs of patients. Patients will be seen at this location starting November 21st, and also at the existing locations in Westford and Fitchburg.  The Groton office

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  • August is Immunization Awareness Month

    Did you know?  On June 22, 2016, CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted that the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) should not be used during the 2016-2017 flu season (http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2016-2017.htm)

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  • Pediatrics West is proud to welcome Dr. James Daly

    Pediatrics West is proud to welcome Dr. James Daly to the practice! Dr. Daly grew up in Willimantic, Connecticut, and received his undergraduate degrees in physics and mathematics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School. He completed his pediatric residency at the

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  • Multistate Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Infections

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are recommending that both children and adults stop using liquid docusate, a stool softener. As of Monday, July 11, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are recommending that both children

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  • Independence Day

    All offices will be CLOSED Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day Monday June 27th we begin our summer hours: All offices will be open Monday through Friday from 7:00am – 6:30pm We will resume our 8:00pm closing time in September  Hours for the holiday are as follows: Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 Westford office only 8:00am – 3:30pm

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  • Autism Awareness Day

    World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), observed on April 2, was adopted by the United Nations in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health priority. Every year on World Autism Awareness Day, Autism Speaks celebrates its international “Light It Up Blue” campaign. Thousands of iconic landmarks, skyscrapers, schools, businesses and

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  • JESSICA WRIGHT, PA-C EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION

    PEDIATRICS PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION Johns Creek, GA, Feb. 26, 2016 – Jessica Wright, PA-C, is one of only 220 certified physician assistants (PA-Cs) nationally to recently earn a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Wright, who is employed by Pediatrics

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  • HPV Sharply Reduced in Teenage Girls Following Vaccine, Study Says

    By JAN HOFFMANFEB. 22, 2016 A vaccine introduced a decade ago to combat the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer has already reduced the virus’s prevalence in teenage girls by almost two-thirds, federal researchers said Monday. Even for women in their early 20s, a group with lower vaccination rates, the most dangerous strains of human papillomavirus, or HPV,

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  • An Important message from America Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

    Dear Colleagues, It is important that patients understand their access to allergen immunotherapy is at great risk under the USP’s proposed changes to Chapter 797. To spread the word and allow patients to voice their concern to USP, the AAAAI has set up an online petition that patients can sign. The petition is available at:

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