About Mark Diamond

Dr. Mark Diamond is a pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Website: http://studioonenetworks.com

Articles by Mark

Is Thirteen Too Old for a Pediatrician?

Is Thirteen Too Old for a Pediatrician?

Last updated on August 29th, 2015 at 05:53 pmA board-certified, properly trained pediatrician offers the best medical care for all teens. Unlike other primary care providers, a pediatrician spends three to four years or more of intense study and preparation to take care of all kids — including adolescents. None of the other primary care doctors has this level of education and training in dealing... 

But Mom, what if it’s not just a sprain?

But Mom, what if it’s not just a sprain?

Last updated on September 12th, 2018 at 01:51 amAmong the most common injuries to young people is a sprain to the ankle joint, which happens when the ligaments stabilizing the joint are stretched too far. A sprained ankle may result in swelling, bruising or tenderness over the affected ligament — which causes pain and limits the function of the joint. The immediate treatment for an ankle injury...