Dr. Robert Wittler is a pediatric infectious disease specialist practicing in Wichita, KS. Dr. Wittler specializes in recurring or persistent diseases caused by bacteria, parasites or fungus in infants, children and adolescents. Pediatric infectious disease specialists also provide consultation to other health care professionals dealing with complex cases.
Education and Training
Creighton University School of Medicine 1982
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Failure of gamma-interferon to decrease mortality from group B streptococcal sepsis in neonatal rats.
- Treatment of cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections: a decision analysis.
- An 8-year-old boy with Fever, axillary ulcerative lesion, and altered mental status.
- Measles revaccination response in a school-age population.
- Text messaging immunization reminders: feasibility of implementation with low-income parents.
- Content of text messaging immunization reminders: what low-income parents want to know.
- Visual diagnosis: fever and multiple ruptured bullae in a 6-year-old boy.
- Picture of the month. Contact vaccinia.
- Physician impressions of using text message technology to increase vaccination compliance.
- Using human factors techniques to design text message reminders for childhood immunization.
- Risk factors for persistent candidemia infection in a neonatal intensive care unit and its effect on mortality and length of hospitalization.
- Impetigo. Current etiology and comparison of penicillin, erythromycin, and cephalexin therapies.
- Feasibility of a randomized controlled trial to evaluate Text Reminders for Immunization Compliance in Kids (TRICKs).
- Nontyphoidal Salmonella enteric infections and bacteremia.
- Tinea nigra palmaris and plantaris: a black fungus producing black spots on the palms and soles.
- Letterman Army Med Ctr, Pediatrics
- LECOMT/United Memorial Medical Center Program
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- What Causes Meningitis?
Meningitis occurs when the meninges, the protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, get inflamed or irritated. Meningitis is an outcome of certain bacteria or viruses entering the body when our immune system is weak.These bacteria and viruses live in the nose, throat, or the...
- What Is Low or Weak Immunity in a Child?
What does the term “low immunity” mean?When you notice that your child catches a cold or the flu more often than other family members, or when it takes a long time for any wounds to heal, you begin to think that there is something wrong with your child's resistance.Low immunity is a term that...
- Lyme Disease in Children
Lyme disease can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. However, those who spend a lot of time outdoors are at a higher risk for Lyme disease because they are exposed to ticks more than others. According to research, children are more commonly affected by Lyme disease because they spend more...
- Does the Pertussis Vaccine Have Any Contraindications and Side Effects?
Pertussis is an infection of the upper respiratory system. The disease is highly contagious and spreads through the coughing and sneezing of an infected individual. This highly contagious and airborne disease is caused by the bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. The symptoms of pertussis typically...
- Is the MMR Vaccine Safe for My Baby?
It is natural to be concerned about whether immunization is safe for your child or not. However, doctors recommend getting children immunized because vaccines are thoroughly checked before they are licensed for use. The measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine is the most effective way to protect...
- Are Vaccines Safe for My Baby Under All Circumstances?
Are there any circumstances under which vaccination of young children is forbidden?There are particular conditions when the immunization of your child, unfortunately, cannot be performed. If all terms and conditions are followed accordingly, complications are avoidable. These are the circumstances...