At Commonwealth Pediatrics,
We Love What We Do!
Having the opportunity to be involved in your child’s health and growth is very rewarding. Helping you prepare for each stage of your child’s development is truly satisfying.
Our goal is to help you raise happy, healthy children. Everyone on our team, from our physicians to our nurses to our administrative staff, is deeply committed to making that happen.
Our doctors do much more than care for sick children or give immunizations. They are an important resource for guiding your child’s lifelong health. For more than 20 years Commonwealth Pediatrics has worked in partnership with parents to ensure the complete physical and emotional health of their children, from newborn through young adult.
We look forward to getting to know you. We encourage you to call our office and set up a personal visit. Come see first-hand the advantages that a small group practice like ours can offer you and your family.
1780 Nicholasville Road, Suite 301, Lexington, KY 40503
Phone: (859) 277-6636
Fax: (859) 277-1455
Monday — Friday: 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
For urgent, weekend issues, please call 859-277-6636.
For medical emergencies, please call 911.
Welcome Amanda Dressman
January 19, 2017
Commonwealth Pediatrics is proud to announce that Amanda Dressman, Nurse Practitioner has joined our team! Amanda has an extensive background in pediatrics including emphasis on pulmonary issues including Cystic Fibrosis.
CDC Recommendation May Cause Flu Shot Shortage
August 3, 2016
A CDC committee recommended Flumist, the nasal spray influenza vaccine, should not be used in the upcoming flu season. The committee said the popular, needle-free vaccine has not protected kids or adults against flu in recent years.
To read more about this news report, please visit: www.wkyt.com
Red Nose Day
May 26, 2016
Commonwealth Pediatrics came together to have fun and make a difference for kids. Red Nose Day is on a mission to lift kids out of poverty, ensuring their future to be safe and healthy.
Teens and Sun: Keeping Them Safe Without Ruining Their Fun
Encourage your teen to avoid sun exposure between 10 A.M. and 4 P.M.
This is when the ultraviolet rays are the harshest. The safest measure—stay indoors or seek shade
Many parents find their toddler’s bedtime to be the hardest part of the day. Children this age often resist going to sleep, especially if they have older siblings who are still awake.
Finding a Pediatrician
The best way to start looking for a pediatrician is by asking other parents you know and trust. They are likely to know you, your style, and your needs.
A Special Message to New Fathers
While this time can be challenging for new fathers, it can also be uniquely rewarding.
How To Buy Safe Toys
Children can have a lot of fun playing with their toys. However, it’s important to keep in mind that safety should always come first. Each year thousands of children are injured by toys.
Talking to Children About Disasters
Children can cope more effectively with a disaster when they feel they understand what is happening and what they can do to help protect themselves, family, and friends. Learn More >>
To talk to your Children about the Connecticut Elementary School Shooting, here are some articles that can help.
Physical Development of School Age Children
Most parents believe that their youngster’s childhood passes much too quickly. Only yesterday, it seemed, you sang lullabies over your child’s crib, or watched her crawl for the first time or take her first steps.
Building Resilience in Children
The world can be a frightening place. As a parent, I am constantly aware of choices that I make to minimize my perception of fear and uncertainty.
Emotional Development in Preschoolers
Your three-year-old’s vivid fantasy life will help her explore and come to terms with a wide range of emotions, from love and dependency to anger, protest, and fear.
From Motor Skills to Sports Skills
Children in the 2- to 5-year-old age group get their motivation and develop motor skills from self-play behaviors.