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Roy Benaroch, MD

Roy Benaroch, MDRoy Benaroch, MD

Adjust Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatrics

30 Answers14 Followers398 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Contact

Telephone:
Address:
770-518-9277
11050 Crabapple Road
Suite 120
Roswell, GA 30075
 

http://www.pediatricphysicianspc.com/

Bio

Dr. Roy Benaroch is a general pediatrician, author, and educator. He completed his residency through the Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in 1997 and has continued his involvement on the Emory faculty as an adjunct professor of pediatrics. He was board certified in pediatrics in 1997, and has a general pediatric practice near Atlanta.


In addition to his work as a pediatrician, Dr. Roy enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, swimming, vegetable gardening, and writing. He has written two books for parents and contributes to several parenting and medical web sites and print journals. His blog, The Pediatric Insider, features more of his essays on parenting and health topics. You can also follow Dr. Roy's Twitter feed, @PedInsider.com.

Blog: Pediatric Insider

Credentials

Education:
  • Tulane University BSE
  • Emory MD
Residency:
  • Emory-Pediatrics
Board Certifications:
  • Pediatrics
Organization Affiliations:
  • Pediatric Physicians, PC and Emory University
Publications:
 

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