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BIANNUAL GUIDE TO FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES IN QUEENS - FALL/WINTER 2010

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In this comprehensive guide to family health and wellness services in Queens, NY, you'll find pediatricians and doctors, dentists, hospitals, medical centers, gyms, sports programs, and more, all in your area. 

 

 

ABC PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES
10 Greenway Terrace, Forest Hills
(718) 261-3232

We want the visit to our office to be a positive experience for your child. Our goal is for your child to be able to continue with school, engage with family members, and participate in social activities. Psychiatric treatment for children and adolescents includes diagnostics, treatment, and preventive measures. Is your child struggling at school and at home? Please do not wait for things to get worse. We are here to help you and your child. Please call our office to set up an appointment.

 

ACHIEVE BEYOND
60 Madison Ave, 8th Floor, Manhattan
(877) 665-0999

Achieve Beyond specializes in nationwide pediatric therapy and autism services for children ages 5 and under. Achieve Beyond uses a family focused approach in providing speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, ABA/autism therapy, and psychological counseling. We strive to serve our patients and their families by providing services and evaluations support in their predominant language, at both the home and community settings.

 

AJ'S VILLAGE CHEMIST
74-05 Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village
(718) 894-9000

Dr. Joseph LaSala is committed to one-on-one service large chain stores cannot provide. In addition to pediatric drug counseling and advising frustrated parents about appropriate antibiotic useand symptomatic relief for children, he helps parents select the right options for their children. AJ's Village Chemist will provide great-tasting medicines for children and provide curbside service. For inside store visitors, the waiting room is equipped with a spa massage chair and multiple television sets. AJ's Village Chemist offers free delivery service, will ship anywhere, and will gladly accept all insurance companies.

 

ALL SERVICES FOR KIDS, INC.
159-16 Union Turnpike, Suite 308, Fresh Meadows
(718) 793-0224; [email protected]

All Services for Kids, Inc. offers full evaluations and educational and therapy services including speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and special education teachers (SEIT). Services are available at our new office and fully equipped gym. Services can be arranged at your home or at school. It is important for children to be prepared so that they can benefit from the educational and developmental opportunities that are available in the classroom.

 

AMERICAN BOLERO DANCE COMPANY
Centro Español, 41-01 Broadway (corner of 41st St), Astoria
(718) 392-8888

Since 2002, American Bolero Dance Company has been providing the Queens community with a variety of activities that enrich the lives of children and adults. We present Flamenco dance performances and we provide training in various dance styles. Our Spanish Dance School offers seasonal courses that engage students of all ages, keeping them motivated and physically active. We are located at Centro Español, 41-01 Broadway, corner with 41st Street. Astoria, NY 11103.

 

AMERICAN DANCE & DRAMA
188-22 Union Tpke, Flushing
(718) 479-8522

Welcome to The American Dance and Drama Studio, the original neighborhood school that was established over 36 years ago at the same location. We offer quality teaching and an extremely professional staff, while maintaining a fun and exciting environment. Come visit our new, multi-level, hi-tech studios, the largest in Queens! We're sure you'll be impressed. We offer classes from ages 2 through adults in all types of dance, as well as gymnastics, drama, Zumba, Belly Dance, and singing.

 

ANDREWS, MARY BETH, PHD
45-33 Marathon Pkwy, Little Neck
120-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway Park
38 8th Ave, Park Slope, Brooklyn

(646) 220 7007

Practicing for over 15 years, I am a NYS-licensed, clinical psychologist and also staff psychologist at SCO Family of Services, where I treat traumatized children and their families in the foster care system. I also treat children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in my private practice in Little Neck, Rockaway Beach, and Park Slope. I conduct Parent Support Groups and serve as a consultant to local high schools for crisis intervention services. I accept Medicare coverage. I offer flexible office hours; early morning and evening appointments are available.

 

ASTORIA FAMILY ORTHODONTICS
23-12 31st, Astoria
(718) 278-0358

Astoria Family Orthodontics - better known as 888-4Braces.com - is a state-of-the-art, professional office dedicated to enhancing your self esteem by giving you the beautiful smile you've always wanted at an affordable price. For over 20 years at their convenient Astoria offices, Dr. Lopatkin and his staff have been providing safe, painless, orthodontia (teeth straightening) to all ages in the New York area. Call us to make an appointment for a free consultation.

 

ASTORIA SPORTS COMPLEX
34-38 38th St, Astoria
(718) 729-7163

In appreciation celebrating our 34th Anniversary we are offering a free swim pass to our heated swimming pool hot jacuzzi and a free gym bag or t-shirt. The above offer is good on weekdays only all bathers must wear a bathing cap. Offer Expires November 30, 2010. Our state of the art sports complex features batting cages, soccer field, basketball court, health club, free weight gym, cardiovascular gym, youth gym, aerobic classes, Zumba classes, and more with indoor parking.

 

BELL DENTAL
40-21 Bell Blvd, Bayside
(718) 352-5582

Who says going to the dentist can't be fun? With cartoons in our treatment rooms and our child friendly environment, your kids will look forward to going to the dentist! Our experienced and multilingual staff of professionals will make going to the dentist as painless as possible. We offer invisalign, zoom whitening, digital x-rays, and an in-house lab and lab technician on premises. Come see for yourself what makes us different from all the rest!

 

CENTRAL QUEENS YM & YWHA

67-09 108th St, Forest Hills
(718) 268-5011; Joanne Someck, ext. 131

We want you to exercise your options! Infants/toddlers love our Tiny Tumblers program and Pamper Paddlers swimming classes. It's always warm in our indoor pool, which is available for laps, Instructional Swimming School, or teams. Children can discover new skills in our sports, gymnastics and martial arts classes, or find their competitive side with soccer and basketball leagues. Adults achieve their goals through personal training, group exercise classes, shooting hoops in our gymnasium, swimming laps, or on our cardio and strength machines. For membership information, call Joanne Someck at x131.

 

CHRISTY'S GYMNASTICS
150-50 14th Rd, Whitestone
(718) 767-0123

Christy's Gymnastics was founded in 1984 as a full service gymnastics facility. Our philosophy is to provide a safe, but exciting environment for children to improve their skills and build self esteem. The greatest asset of our school is its staff, which includes certified physical education teachers, internationally renowned coaches, and former gymnasts. Our creative program is designed to provide your child with fun, friends, and fitness.

 

COHEN, JOAN DORFMAN, PH.D, APRN, BC
350 Northern Blvd, Ste 310, Great Neck
(516) 482-3312

Dr. Cohen is a board certified, neurofeedback specialist and expert in the treatment of ADD/ADHD/LD/PDD and Autistic Spectrum Disorders. EEG biofeedback (neurotherapy), a proven non-medication treatment, provides permanent results as well as eliminates many behavior problems. Dr. Cohen and special education professionals work directly with you, your child, and teachers to provide an individualized program including neurotherapy, parenting strategies, family counseling, individual therapy, educational planning, and tutoring. Her practice includes individual psychotherapy for adolescents and adults as well as marriage counseling. Dr. Cohen has cared for children and adults for over 35 years.

 

THE DANCE SOURCE
98-11 Queens Blvd, Rego Park/Forest Hills
(718) 997-1278

The Dance Source enters its 5th year in Rego Park with exciting dance classes taught by some of the most talented dance instructors we've had to date. We have four beautiful Ballet instructors, Two Tap, One Gymnastics, 1 Modern, 1 Pilates, 1 Ballroom, 1 Jazz, 1 Yoga, 1 Martial Arts, 1 Baratha Nathyam, 1 Bollywood, and 1 Georgian Dance instructor. We have classes 7 days a week. Please check our schedule at www.dancesource.net, and see our list of dance events within the New York City Area.

 

EAGLES TAE KWON DO
42-27 162nd St, Flushing
(718) 888-0044

No Back To School Special here...it's special all year round! All you can kick, no contract; unlimited classes! We soar above the rest. Witness for yourself. Our certified teachers work with students to build discipline, confidence, and concentration. Our small student/teacher ratio ensures that each child gets the attention he/she deserves. Our academy includes arts and crafts, reading and writing, math and free Tae Kwon Do lessons! Keep your children away from television, computers, and video games and keep them moving.

 

FIDELIS CARE
(888) 343-3547

Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, serves more than 645,000 members in 53 counties throughout New York State. It was founded on the belief that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance. Through New York State's Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid Managed Care programs, members are covered for regular checkups, preventive care, hospital and emergency care, eye exams, dental care, and more. For seniors, Fidelis Care also offers quality, affordable coverage through Medicare Advantage and Dual Advantage programs.

 

HANSON PLACE ORTHODONTICS
One Hanson Place, Ste 707, Brooklyn
(718) 622-2695

Adults, children and adolescents are welcome. Featuring SURESMILE®, which cuts orthodontic treatment time by almost 40 percent compared to traditional braces. This brand new state-of-the-art treatment uses robotic technology, 3-D imaging and custom-made archwires for each patient, allowing for the most predictable results, shorter treatment, less office visits, and enhanced patient comfort. We also have Invisalign® and other treatment options all at affordable prices. We accept most insurances. Located in the Clock Tower building, next to Atlantic Avenue railroad, subways and buses. Easily accessible from Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island.

 

HOLLEY'S MARTIAL ARTS
37-66 82nd St, Jackson Heights
(718) 426-7100

H.I.M.A. has declared a war on inactivity. Physical education and recess are disappearing in schools. Children are suffering from lack of exercise, social interaction, stress release, and fun. With over 20 years as the community's family safety and fitness expert, all the benefits of karate (fun, fitness, self-esteem, self-confidence, perseverance, and determination) are part of our everyday curriculum. Find us, try us, join us.

 

JANINE STIENE SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY, P.C.
213 Hallock Rd, Ste 4B, Stony Brook; (631) 689-6858
631 Commack Rd, Ste 1B, Commack; (631) 486-4497
1490 William Floyd Pkwy, Ste 103, East Yaphank; (631) 775-8202

Janine Stiene, Speech-Language Pathologist, is owner and operator of The Suffolk Center for Speech & Myofunctional Therapy. Along with her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders and expressive/receptive language disorders (adults & children). Also offered are intensive feeding groups for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions. There are four other affiliated offices across Long Island, all participating with most major health insurance companies and offering flexible hours and scheduling.

 

KIDZ YOGA
27-14 23rd Ave, Astoria
(347) 455-3661

Kidz Yoga is designed to help young people counter pressures, release stress, pay attention to how they feel, and build focus and concentration. Children are learning techniques to help their bodies become stronger, healthier, and more relaxed. Starting a healthy lifestyle early will help benefit their future. We also offer a variety of birthday parties, tutoring, Mommy, Music & Me classes, Capoeira, Zumba, and various adult classes! Come see our beautiful, brand new facility!!

 

LANA'S GYMNASTICS
137-20 Main St, Flushing
(718) 263-2121

Lana's Gymnastics is the ultimate in gymnastic schools, offering the finest instruction. Skilled instructors have gymnastic safety certificates. The 8,000-square foot facility has new Olympic-quality equipment. Students can join as beginners up to advanced. Lana's has just introduced the long-awaited Mommy and Me program for 2 to 4-year-olds, morning and evenings. Help your children get healthy the fun way! Open all year.

 

LEWKOWITZ, DR. KAREN & SHPUNTOFF, DR. ROBERT
55-15 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck
(718) 229-5924

We have been in practice for over 20 years and continue to positively change children's and adults' lives. We provide the highest quality care and the most effective treatments; creating beautiful smiles. Our office is unique in its under-the-sea atmosphere. The minute you walk into our office, you see a beautiful 600-gallon saltwater tank with a homework station around it. Video games, movies - we have it all! Come in for a free consultation. Don't "flounder" around - BRACE yourself for a gorgeous smile!

 

MASLAVI, DR. VERED
45-05 Francis Lewis Blvd, Bayside
(718) 279-0900

At Pediatric Dentistry, we want you to be happy with your smile! We always strive for perfection and are only satisfied when you are. Our goal is to create an atmosphere of professionalism, trust, and complete customer satisfaction. Dr. Vered Maslavi, D.D.S. realizes that the most important mission as a dentist is to be informed and up-to-date in treatments, as well as to always practice a caring and gentle approach with patients.

 

MILCHMAN, DR. AARON, D.M.D, P.C. ORTHODONTIST
172-20 26th Ave, Flushing; (718) 747-0393
70-18 Main St, Kew Gardens Hills; (718) 575-9300

Dr. Milchman practices in his two offices in Queens. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors. He also completed a one-year general practice residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a dual degree orthodontic residency program at Temple University, earning his certificate and a Master's of Science in Dentistry. Dr. Milchman has passed the American Board of Orthodontics written and clinical case exam. He is an attending orthodontist at St. Barnabas Hospital and Wyckoff Heights Medical Center.

 

MOUNT SINAI QUEENS FAMILY HEALTH ASSOCIATES
31-60 21st Street, Astoria
(718) 267-5956

If you are looking for a good pediatrician in the neighborhood, your search is over. At Family Health Associates of Mount Sinai Queens, we are dedicated to meeting all of your child's health and developmental needs. From the finest primary and well care to treating a full range of illnesses and injuries, we provide the care and attention your child deserves from birth through adolescence-all in a warm office setting with convenient hours. Call 718-267-5956 for an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. Most insurance accepted.

 

NO REGRETS COOKIES-GOLDEN STAR BAKERY
(718) 429-0606; [email protected]

The perfect inexpensive healthy, delicious, nutritious lunch box and anytime snack. Order now and get free Samples!!! Free Ground Shipping!!! Individually wrapped fat free brownies: black & white, case of 24 for $30 includes shipping & handling!!! Our cookies are scrumptious, satisfying, healthy, natural ingredients, generously portioned, convenient, handy, fresh, delicious. Keep your figure, maintain the health of your entire family, and satisfy your cravings for sweet delectations at the same time!!!

 

PANTELOGLOU, DR. THEODORA
214-30 46 Ave, Bayside
(718) 229-1064

With years of experience, Dr. Theodora Panteloglou is a pediatrician who offers medical care for patients in a clean and friendly environment from birth until 21 years of age. This includes urgent care and complete physical exams with immunizations. Office hours are Monday, 10:30am-6pm; Wednesday, 10:30am-6pm; Thursday, 4-8pm; Friday 10:30am-6pm; and Saturday, 10am-12pm. Most insurance accepted. Please call for an appointment, or for more information.

 

PM PEDIATRICS - NASSAU
596 Jericho Tpke, Syosset; (516) 677-KIDS
239 Middle Country Rd, Selden; (631) 696-KIDS
Bayside Location Coming Soon

PM Pediatrics is the alternative to the ER when your pediatrician's office is closed. We provide comprehensive urgent care through age 21, with short wait times in a beautiful, child-friendly environment. We're open 365 days a year until midnight. Our doctors and nurses have special training in pediatric emergency medicine, and we treat asthma, fever, stomach distress, infections, fractures, wounds requiring stitches, and much more. On-site x-ray, laboratory and rapid tests allow for immediate results. We accept most insurance plans. See website for additional locations.

 

POWER BRAIN TRAINING CENTER
43-01 Bell Blvd, 2nd Floor, Bayside
(718) 224-1500

Power Brain Training Center, through physical, emotional and cognitive exercises, and games can help your children be healthy and improve usage of their brains. Healthy bodies encourage healthy emotions. Our program is a prescription for health, happiness, and peace. Healthy children can grow into creative leaders who can focus on accomplishing their dreams. If this is what you would like for your child, please call PBTC and make an appointment for a free trial class or a Body and Brain check-up.

 

PREFERRED DENTAL CARE
146-10 45th Ave, Flushing
(718) 445-7600
"We Care For People...Not Just Teeth"

Preferred Dental Care and Dr. Trivedi in Flushing, NY excel in all aspects of dentistry. They have been respected for over 15 years. Dr. Trivedi combined her advanced education and state-of-the-art technology at Preferred Dental Care to offer the highest level of oral care. Her goal is to eradicate dental disease from society by providing healthy teeth and gums for a lifetime. She believes that a one-on-one approach helps to not only achieve wonderful results, but also compassionately assists those with varying concerns about matters of longevity and health with dentistry.

 

PROGRESSIVE MARTIAL ARTS
175-25 Horace Harding Expwy, Fresh Meadows
(718) 461-0700; [email protected]

Progressive Martial Arts offers classes for youth - ages 3 and up - in age specific programs appropriate for kids' developmental and emotional stages. While we teach important self defense and martial arts skills, fitness and health are key components to our curriculum. Youth enjoy fitness drills, obstacle courses, circuit training as well as running in our fun, but disciplined classes. Our youth program is like none other, offering character development, discipline, and self defense techniques that give each child a strong start in life!

 

RCDS-THE MENTOR NETWORK
176-60 Union Tpke, Ste 160, Fresh Meadows
(866) 715-3209, ext. 4111
A Partner of The MENTOR Network

25 Chestnut Street, Suffern
(888) 518-8716, ext. 2119

In August of 2007, Dawn Mastoridis joined The MENTOR Network as their State Director for the New York area and as the Executive Director for RCDS. Dawn has an extensive history within the Early Intervention {EI} community dating back to 1993. Dawn is well-versed in a wide range of early childhood issues specifically pertaining to special needs infants and toddlers. RCDS is a NYS DOH approved provider of home, community and center-based EI services for infants & toddlers. Additionally, RCDS has a private Educational Enrichment Program for children ages 1 to 5 years, which includes a state-of-the-art Sensory Classroom where we conduct parent-child developmental group services. Feel free to call or email Dawn at [email protected] to learn how RCDS can help assess or enhance your child's development.

 

SAMUEL FIELD Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck
(718) 225-6750, ext. 228

Come have a ball with us! Our Indoor Playground for children 5 years old and under is the perfect informal setting in which to play. Both parents and toddlers meet new friends (no pre-registration required). We also offer teen and adult basketball and volleyball leagues, many adult and senior exercise classes, and our very popular children's birthday parties that we can plan to fit any child's dream. For more information, contact Nancy Amalfitano at ext. 228.

 

THE SEAVER AUTISM CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND TREATMENT
One Gustave L. Levy Pl, Box 1668, New York
(212) 241-0961; [email protected]

The Seaver Autism Center offers comprehensive assessment & care for people with autism spectrum conditions. Thanks to state-of-the-art research in genetics, neurobiology, and clinical care, we continue to make breakthroughs in understanding the underlying causes of autism and developing cutting-edge treatments. Current research endeavors include large-scale genetic studies as well as research on novel & conventional approaches to improving socialization impairments. Please visit us on the web (www.seaverautismcenter.org) or follow us on Facebook (Seaver Autism Center).

 

ST. MARY'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM FOR CHILDREN
29-01 216th St, Bayside
(718) 281-8800

Children with special needs-from newborns to teens-come to St. Mary's for a customized plan that includes evaluation, consultation, and multi-disciplinary treatment/rehabilitation. St. Mary's provides a complete continuum of care through an integrated network of programs and services throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and beyond. St. Mary's highly skilled team of pediatric therapists helps your child reach every developmental milestone with a fun, family-friendly approach wherever the child is cared for: at our hospital, our after-school program, at home, or at one of our centers.

 

VINCENT SMITH SCHOOL
322 Port Washington Blvd, Port Washington
(516) 365-4900

The Vincent Smith School is a co-educational college preparatory day school for reluctant learners and students with learning disabilities in grades 4-12. The mission of the Vincent Smith School is dedicated to providing a small, nurturing and supportive setting where, "It is Okay to Learn Differently". Through differentiated instruction, hands-on activities, and interdisciplinary instruction, students are provided with the necessary educational, emotional and social support necessary for success.

 

THE WHITESTONE SCHOOL FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT
14-45 143rd St, Whitestone
(718) 746-6555

The Whitestone School for Child Development recently celebrated its 20th anniversary of providing excellent therapeutic and educational services for preschool children. Classes are half and full day and are staffed with professional, caring, dedicated teachers and therapists. The school provides a range of therapeutic services including speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, counseling, and special instruction. If you have any concerns with any aspects of your child's development, please call us.


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