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Dr. Peter Kosoff

Dr. Peter Kosoff M.D.

Peter Kosoff, M.D., F.A.A.P., M.P.H. {Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine}, is board certified in Pediatrics and has been practicing pediatrics since 1996 after completing his pediatric residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

Personal Statement: As a married father, with three beautiful children, I understand the needs of parents in being intimately involved in the health and well being of their children while facing today’s real and difficult life challenges of juggling the tasks of raising children and providing for a family.

Favorite things include: Family time, practicing Spanish, traveling, exercising and cooking.

Academic Appointments: 

1998-9/01        Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,Albert Einstein Collegeof Medicine, Bronx, NY

1997-1998       Assistant Attending on the Medical Staff of Cabrini Medical Center, NY, NY

Awards: Daniel C. Leicht, M.D. Award for Social Medicine for Outstanding Achievement, Residency Program in Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center.


Research/Publication Experience: 

1997    Sharif-Hasan, I., Dinkevich, E., Kosoff, P., Abella, M., Akbar, S., Togun, K., Jones, M.V., Burtton, W., Mullvihill, M.  Impact of a literacy intervention on the reading readiness of inner city preschool children.  Ambulatory Child Health 1997; 3(1): 155. Presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of Ambulatory Pediatric Association, May 1997.

1989    Kosoff, P., F. Hernandez, V. Pardo, M. Visconti, M. Zimmerman.  Urban helminthiasis in two socioeconomically distinct Costa Rican communities. Rev Biol Trop 1989; 37 (2): 181-186.

Media: 

WTSP 10News: "Finding Flu Shots" February, 2016 (5:30pm)
Pediatric Asthma Update
1.  Univision:   February 20, 1998 Channel 41 (9:30PM)
2.  BronxNet: February 19, 1998 Channel 67, (Cable TV)
3.  Univision:   July 8, 1997 Channel 41 (6:30PM), July 9, 1997 Channel 41 (8:45AM)

 

Dr. Peter Kosoff

Dr. Sathya Rau M.D.

 

Sathya Rau MD, FAAP is Board Certified in Pediatrics, has been a practicing pediatrician since 1996 after completing his pediatric residency at Cook County Children’s Hospital in Chicago. His areas of interest include developmental pediatrics, allergies, and immunology. He has been active academically, teaching medical students from of University of Iowa, University of South Florida and Nova University.

Dr. Rau has worked in clinics that cared for migrant children.  He has been actively involved in medical missions in Africa. He takes a keen interest in Children's Literature and art.

 With over 32 years of combined - solid - pediatric experience working in various pediatric settings locally, nationally and internationally, we are both focused on proactively treating a wide variety of pediatric illnesses including infectious, acute and chronic diseases and injuries of all the organ systems as well as many behavior issues. These include - but are not limited to - the diagnoses and treatment of ADHD, enuresis and encopresis.

 Dr. Kosoff and Dr. Rau take the time to educate you about your child’s condition and treatment options. When you visit our practice, a customized plan will be developed with you for each of your children, ensuring that you are as involved in your child's health as we are. 

 Making everyone comfortable and providing the best treatment possible while reducing wait-times and hassles is our top priority.

Thank you for visiting our website and we look forward to meeting you in person.

 

Sincerely,

Peter Kosoff, M.D. and Sathya Rau, M.D.

 

 

 


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    Did you know that approximately one million kids in the U.S. are not fully immunized by two years old? While the occurrence of most vaccine preventable diseases is declining; we have seen resurgence of whooping cough (also called pertussis).

    At "We Care Pediatrics" your child's health is our primary concern. That is why we administer both the required and recommended childhood and adolescent vaccinations. Call us today to schedule an appointment: 813-236-9310.

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Dr. Kosoff and his staff are the nicest, quickest, and most caring medical professionals I have ever met. We Care Pediatrics stands out in their service of my children, and I am proud to be a customer.

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