Seattle Children's Provider News

The Fast-Moving Field of Fertility Preservation: A Q&A With Dr. Tyler Ketterl

Tyler G. Ketterl, MD, MS, is medical director of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology at Seattle Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Learn more about our Fertility Preservation Program.

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A Message From Our Gender Clinic

We would like to share some new educational resources for primary care providers from the Seattle Children’s Gender Clinic. These can all be found on our website:

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When Bone Pain Isn’t What You Think

Each year Seattle Children’s Rheumatology program treats several hundred patients who have chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO), also known as chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CNO).

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High Patient Surge Strains Hospital and Emergency Department: How You Can Help

After a dip in census over the Thanksgiving holiday, the Emergency Department (ED) and the hospital had a high surge of patients on Monday, November 29. The ED was at 200% capacity Monday evening with a mental health surge of 16 patients (40% of the normal ED bed capacity).

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Infant Hip Dysplasia: A Q&A With Dr. Todd Blumberg

Dr. Blumberg is an orthopedic surgeon who works with patients from infancy through young adulthood treating all hip conditions.

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COVID-19 Update on Boosters and Referrals for Antibody Infusion

Boosters Now Available at Main Campus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has removed qualifying criteria to expand who can get the COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for extended immunity. Seattle Children’s now is able to administer booster doses under an emergency use authorization to any individual who is 18 years and older and has:

  • Received two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at least six months ago
  • Received the single-dose Janssen vaccine at least two months ago

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Helping Families Address Anxiety

As the pandemic continues this winter and supporting children’s mental health is top of mind, we want to remind you that Seattle Children’s offers a free online series of short videos about anxiety, designed for parents and caregivers.

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  • Puberty – When Is It Too Young AND Thyroid Disorders in Children and Adolescents. December 7, 2021, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Parisa Salehi, MD, and Alissa Roberts, MD. Category 2 CME presented by Seattle Children’s Physician Relations. RSVP by December 6 to

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Grand Rounds: December 2021

Provider Grand Rounds

Year-round on Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m. Learn more.

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New Medical Staff: December 2021

Medical Providers

  • Matthew Blair Dellinger, MD, Seattle Children’s, Surgery
  • Sara Mubashir Durrani, MD, Seattle Children’s, Neonatology
  • Ashley Dawn Ellis, MD, Seattle Children’s, Pathology

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