Dr. Ara Festekjian is a pediatrician practicing in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Festekjian is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Festekjian diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Festekjian can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medic 2003
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Med 2003
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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- 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...
- The Risk for Developing Cerebral Palsy in Babies is Higher at 37 or 38 Weeks
Babies born at 40 weeks have a lower risk of developing cerebral palsy, when compared to babies born at 37 or 38 weeks, or at 42 weeks and later, according to a new study published in, The Journal of the American Medical Association. But the absolute risk of developing this condition in babies is...
- Cold vs. Allergy: How to Tell the Difference
It is very common to assume that anyone with the sniffles is contagious. Very often, however, those sniffles are not linked to anything contagious at all--they can be related to other factors. The first thought of many individuals when they suffer from a runny nose, nasal congestion, coughing, or...
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