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Welcome to GetzWell Pediatrics! We are a concierge or Direct Primary Care (DPC) medical practice. This means our care is immediate, thorough, progressive and very personal. Our focus is always on the patient, never rushing through appointments and always getting to the heart of your concerns and questions. In a DPC model of health care,

When you think of the ideal pediatrician for your child, what qualities come to mind? Do you want a pediatrician committed to building a long term relationship with you and your kids? Are you seeking a pediatrician who is kind and puts your child at ease? Is this doctor genuinely interested in supporting your family’s

At GetzWell we hold that, whenever possible, breastfeeding is the absolute best way to feed your baby. With the many benefits to your child’s cognitive development, immune system, gut health, and bonding, the protective and health promoting properties of breastmilk are nothing short of amazing! At the same time, the reality of our modern world

Now that summertime is in full swing, we’d like to fill you in of how to be mindful of your family’s safety during this fun and adventurous season. Here are 7 simple tips to make sure you and your kids enjoy a summer that’s as safe and accident-free as possible: 1. Safeguard against the summer sun. Excessive

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In a previous post, we alerted you to the many toxins found in baby products and nurseries. Of these toxins, flame retardants are one of the most pervasive. These are synthetic chemicals found in and on couches, mattresses, and many other products that parents use on a day-to-day basis, including car seats, changing pads, nursery

Though we’re headed into winter, some in San Francisco continue to experience allergy symptoms and we want to help. Allergies are skewed immunologic reactions to environmental triggers and typically involve inflammation of the nasal passages and eyes. For those with an asthma diagnosis, environmental allergies may be an asthma trigger. Typical allergy symptoms include:  stuffy/sniffly

We are so excited to announce GetzWell Pediatrics will be opening its second primary care pediatrics office on Union Street in Pacific Heights this fall! The new space is located at 1800 Union Street in a beautiful art deco building at the corner of Octavia. Renovations will begin on July 1st and we aim to be up

We have begun to feature Dr. Getzelman’s favorite adult skincare line, Marie Veronique Organics (MVO), as an added convenience to our community. It is difficult these days to know which personal products to trust (since they are not regulated by any entity and often contain harmful chemicals, artificial agents and preservatives) and we are convinced of MVO’s high

You may remember an older post related to Tylenol’s serious health effects in children: Tylenol’s Dark Side. Now a new study has revealed that mothers who consumed acetaminophen (Tylenol) during pregnancy have a greater risk of their children being diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and requiring ADHD medications later on in life. A couple of years ago researchers linked