About Mark Diamond

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

Website: http://studioonenetworks.com

Articles by Mark

Are Asthma Symptoms from a Bronchial Infection Permanent?

Are Asthma Symptoms from a Bronchial Infection Permanent?

It’s important to understand that asthma is a chronic condition that may last for an extended period of time. It is not something that happens only once and never again. Asthma occurs when there is a spasm of the muscles surrounding the bronchial tubes and airways, causing the space available for air movement to shrink. The symptoms of asthma may be coughing and difficulty breathing. Many things... 

Is Thirteen Too Old for a Pediatrician?

Is Thirteen Too Old for a Pediatrician?

A 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 with the unique problems of teenagers. The...