Welcome to Sunrise Pediatrics

We are your experienced and caring pediatric providers in Las Vegas, NV! If you’re looking for accessible pediatric care, a child–friendly environment, and a responsive team of pediatricians in Las Vegas, then look no further. We love kids, and our goal is to have a positive impact in the lives of children by providing exceptional health care and compassionate service to the families we serve.

At Sunrise Pediatrics, we offer a full range of pediatric care including sick appointments, well child check ups and immunizations. Our team of caring providers is committed to providing quality service in a comfortable, safe office setting where children and parents can feel at ease. We also take the  time to equip parents with the tools and resources necessary for the development of healthy children from birth to adolescence.

We encourage you to take some time to browse our website and familiarize yourself with our practice. We want you to use it as a valuable resource. You’ll find all of the helpful information you need about our practice including doctor bios, service details, directions to our our offices and new patient forms.

Sunrise Pediatrics looks forward to helping you guide your child along a path of optimal health and wellness. We can assure you that you’ll feel confident in our ability to not only meet, but exceed all of your expectations. For questions or to schedule a visit, contact our office today!

“Bitter are the tears of a child; sweeten them. Deep are the thoughts of a child; quiet them. Sharp is the grief of a child; take it from him. Soft is the heart of a child; do not harden it.”

Pamela Glenconner

 

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EpiPens Don't Always Work - And it might be your fault

Date: April 26th, 2018

"Marisa, get in here quickly! He's having an allergic reaction to shellfish!" my aunt cried out to me one summer Saturday back in August. You see, my aunt is a pediatrician, and I'm a certified PA in a pediatric urgent care, and we can immediately identify when there is a medical emergency. As I ran into her kitchen and saw an adult clutching his throat, covered in hives and having gasping breaths from an allergic reaction, I knew he needed epinephrine STAT.

We immediately called 911, and his friend ran to his car to retrieve the two EpiPens he had sitting in his glove compartment. After giving the first epinephrine and there was no response, we gave the second one, only to realize they were both expired and were likely inactive from being in a hot car during summer months.

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FDA Targets JUUL E-Cigs in Crackdown on Underage Sales

Date: April 24th, 2018

WASHINGTON -- The FDA announced a crackdown on sales of the electronic cigarette JUUL to minors, acknowledging that the brand has become "wildly popular" with underage users who are able to buy the e-cigarette at brick-and-mortar retailers and on the internet.

Last week, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, vowed to take steps to address the explosive growth of JUUL use among youth, in response to a plea by health groups and lawmakers.

Speaking at a Congressional budget hearing, Gottlieb said the agency would be "stepping into this fight in a vigorous way in the coming weeks" to prevent a new generation of kids and teens from becoming addicted to nicotine.

On Tuesday, the FDA outlined the steps it has taken and will take to keep JUUL and other e-cigarette brands from being sold to minors.

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