Millburn Office
225D Millburn Ave
Suite 301
Millburn, NJ 07041
973-376-PEDS (7337)
Fax: 973-218-6647
Fanwood Office
346 South Avenue
Suite 3
Fanwood, NJ 07023
908-889-TOTS (8687)
Fax: 908-889-0047
Warren Office
76 Stirling Road
Suite 201
Warren, NJ 07059
908-755-KIDS (5437)
Fax: 908-755-6905
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What's New?

We offer a free infant care class for expectant or new parents on Saturdays in all three offices.

Join us to learn about normal newborn appearance and behaviors, feeding, what's in the diaper, sleep and car safety, immunizations, when to call the doctor, what to have on hand for baby's arrival home, taking a temperature, diaper rash and skin care, sponge bathing and more! Taught by a pediatric nurse practitioner and mom of 5.

Interested parents should send contact information and RSVP to

Click here to join the Babies Should Come with Instructions Facebook group!
A new NYU study suggests a link to cancer and heart disease to people that are vaping.

Please click here to learn more about the dangers of vaping.
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Ways to safely dispose of medications:

  1. In each Watchung Pediatrics office, there are DETERRA (drug deactivation system) bags that can be used to safely dispose of medications safely and quickly. 
  2. OR take them to your nearest drug take-back box. Click here to find the nearest one to you!
Watchung Pediatrics was a proud sponsor at the Autism walk in Cranford last weekend and the Fanwood Superhero 5k Fun Run this weekend! Great events! Thanks to everyone who participated and supported these important causes!

Click here to access a helpful article from the AAP in regards to speaking with children about tragedies and news events.
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Hulafrogs Most Loved 2017
Watchung Pediatrics has been named Hulafrog's Most Loved Pediatrician of 2017!
We are thankful for our patients and their families for helping us achieve this honor!
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As of January 2017, the CDC, ACIP, and AAP have updated the guidelines for the dosing of the HPV vaccine, Gardasil. The new recommendations approve the use of a 2-dose schedule for girls and boys who initiate the vaccination series at ages 9 through 14 years. Three doses remain recommended for persons who initiate the vaccination series at ages 15 through 26 years and for immunocompromised persons.
Click here for the AAP press release about the new dosing guidelines.
Click here for the CDC press release about the new dosing guidelines.
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Watchung Pediatrics would like to introduce our newest providers:

Jessica Hopkins, RN, MSN, FNP-C and Valerie Louissaint, MD.

We are so excited to have them as part of the Watchung Pediatrics family!

Click here to learn more about Jessica!
Click here to learn more about Dr. Louissaint!

We are also happy to announce that Vineetha Alias, DO and Jessica Haines, APN will be working in the Millburn office while still keeping hours in the Warren office.

Call the office today to schedule your appointments!
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers to Meridian Medical Technologies’ voluntary recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions.

Click here for the FDA press release and lot numbers identified.
Watchung Pediatrics is proud to announce its certification as a Level Three Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). This distinctive PCMH honor is given to a select number of practices in the United States who meet the high standards required for a medical home including comprehensive, quality medical care, coordination of services and accessibility to our patients.

Patient Centered Medical Home NCQA PCMH Recognition is the most widely adopted model for transforming primary care practices into medical homes. Research confirms medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients’ and providers’ experience of care.

Watchung Pediatrics is honored to be the medical home for our wonderful families. There are currently less than 90 pediatric offices with this recognition in New Jersey, and only a handful in the immediate surrounding areas of all 3 offices.

Click here to learn more about what a medical home is!

Vaccines 101: Too Much Too Soon?
Congratulations to the providers of Watchung Pediatrics on being selected as New Jersey Family's Favorite Kids' Docs 2016 for another year in a row!
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Below is the new URL to log in to the patient portal. Please update if you have the page bookmarked:


Starting November 14, 2016, our after hours contact numbers have changed to the following: 

From 6pm - midnightPediatric Urgicare (908) 918-1666

From midnight - 6am Answering service (303) 715-6014

Summer 2016 newsletter
Fall 2016 newsletter
Congratulations to Dr. Andrea Katz for being recognized again by Castle Connolly as a 2016 Top Doctor in Children's Health in New Jersey!

One of our nurse practitioners, Nancy Montville, recently arrived home after a medical outreach mission in the village of Riveau in Haiti! Could not be prouder! Amazing work Nancy!

Click here to donate to this great cause!




National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities.

Since 1994, hundreds of communities across the United States have joined together to celebrate the critical role vaccination plays in protecting our children, communities, and public health.

NIIW 2016 is April 16-23, 2016.
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Watchung Pediatrics donated paper gowns for Girl Scout Troop 40337. The girls did an amazing job decorating them and transforming them into beautiful Kimonos for a Girl Scout function. Great job girls!
Please make sure your children are up to date with their DTap or Tdap vaccine!

Children routinely receive 5 doses of DTap by their 5th birthday and a booster Tdap at age 11 years old.

Please alert us if you receive a letter from your school or township!
The Florida Department of Health has identified an area in one neighborhood of Miami where Zika is being spread by mosquitoes. This guidance is for people who live in or traveled to this area any time after June 15 (based on the earliest time symptoms can start and the maximum 2-week incubation period for Zika virus).

Click here for the official CDC page on the Zika Virus
NJ Family Favorite Kids' Docs

Congratulations to the providers of Watchung Pediatrics on being selected as New Jersey Family's Favorite Kids' Docs for another year in a row!

Thank you for all of our families that support us and make our jobs so enjoyable each and every day!
Watchung Pediatrics is excited to announce that we now offer Mental Health Services in our Warren Office, in collaboration with Aetna Healthcare. The appointments are for children and families for initial evaluation of mental health concerns and the development of a treatment plan.
Click the following links for an Authorization Request Form and Patient Information Form which needs to be filled out and faxed or given to our front desk staff prior to your visit. They can also be found under our Forms and Policies Section.
We are happy to announce a new physician joining Watchung Pediatrics this month! Dr. Vineetha Alias will be working in our Warren office and has a lot to offer our patients!

Get to know her by clicking here and schedule an appointment today!
Sanofi US is voluntarily recalling all Auvi-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP). The recall involves all Auvi-Q currently on the market and includes both the 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg strengths for hospitals, retailers and consumers. This includes lot number 2299596 through 3037230, which expire March 2016 through December 2016. The products have been found to potentially have inaccurate dosage delivery.

Click here for the official recall page.
Please anticipate longer wait times for appointments as well as delays processing lab and referral requests.
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We are now offering late appointments in the Millburn Office on Mondays. Call our office to make an appointment today!
The new NJ car seat law is being enforced starting September 1, 2015 including fines to those not in accordance with them. Listed are the current laws and a link to them on the state website.
As of February 1, 2015, Pediatric Urgicare will no longer be providing office hours from 7‐10pm.
Watchung Pediatrics now offers appointment reminders via text, email, or your cell phone.
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