“Ask Dr. David” Video Series: Masks & Sending Our Children Back to School in the Age of COVID-19

August 19, 2020

by DAVID BERGER, MD As schools reopen around the country, parents are seeking answers on how to keep their children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this series of “Ask Dr. David” videos, we address common questions related to children and masks. Is It Safe for My Child to Wear a Mask? How Do I […]

We’re Now Open! What You Need to Know About Visiting the Office After the COVID-19 Shutdown

May 14, 2020

We sure miss seeing our patients in the office! The past few months have been an unprecedented, crazy time. Our entire lives have changed – work, school, family, and free time are all different. During this time, Wholistic Pediatrics and Family Care has learned a lot about COVID-19 by closely following what’s been happening around […]

“Ask Dr. David” (COVID) – Why Was the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Paused?

September 14, 2020

by DAVID BERGER, MD You may have heard in the news that one of the main COVID-19 vaccine trials was halted. In this video, Dr. David discusses why the pharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca, decided to pause their COVID-19 vaccine trials.

Our Wholistic Planet Newsletter: Rushing the COVID Vaccine & Addressing Herd Immunity

September 4, 2020


“Ask Dr. David” (COVID): Is Herd Immunity Realistic or Achievable for Coronavirus?

September 4, 2020

by DAVID BERGER, MD As we hear more about “herd immunity” in the news, many people are wondering what it is and whether it is achievable for coronavirus. In this video Dr. David address the concept of herd immunity as it relates to COVID-19.

Dr. David’s Corner: Why Rushing A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be a Disaster

September 4, 2020

by DAVID BERGER, M.D. People who know my philosophy on vaccines know that I am a firm believer in informed consent coupled with personal choice. In other words, patients should be provided all relevant information and then be allowed to make an informed decision based on what is best for themselves and their families.  With […]

Supporting Our Children’s Emotional Health As They Return to School Amidst COVID-19

August 19, 2020

by LYDIA ABRAMS, LCSWSchool Counselor, Hillel Academy of Tampa and Therapist at ProTherapyPlus, LLC Returning to school amidst COVID-19 can bring about various feelings for children and parents alike. COVID-19 is an “unprecedented” event; while some of us may have experienced or witnessed a pandemic before, no one has had prior experience with COVID-19. We […]

COVID-19 Resource: Hillel Academy School Playbook

August 19, 2020

Under the guidance of Dr. David and our physician assistant, Ethan Levy, Hillel Academy of Tampa mapped out options and a plan for creating a safe school year during an ever-changing and uncertain public health situation. The first part of the playbook addresses the school’s academic plan; the second part focuses on the school’s health and safety […]

Our Wholistic Planet Newsletter: Masks & Back-to-School Safety In the Time of COVID-19

August 19, 2020


Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care is Seeking to Hire a Front Desk Team Member

July 29, 2020

**NOTE** Please ONLY submit your resume if you meet the specific criteria below. We are seeking someone who is experienced and dedicated to welcome onto our team. Due to COVID, this position is currently divided between in-office and remote, work-at-home. WHOLISTIC PEDIATRICS & FAMILY CARE, in conjunction with WHOLISTIC RELEAF, our Family Medical Cannabis Clinic, […]

Dr. David Interviewed by Fox News 4 On Possible ‘Vaccine Mandate’

July 23, 2020

By: Rob Manch – Posted at 8:31 PM, Jul 23, 2020 and last updated 5:31 PM, Jul 23, 2020 NAPLES — A Naples City Council member wants to know if you think everyone should be required to take the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Vice Mayor Terry Hutchison is asking people to reach out to him, because he […]

We Now Offer CBD Products at Our Office!

July 16, 2020

For your convenience, we are excited to be offering CBD products at our office. In this video, Dr. David discusses the quality, comfort, and convenience of using the concentrated BlueBird Botanicals CBD products we have made easily available to our patients.

Our Fabulous Kimmie: Keeping the Lab Open and Performing Blood Draws through COVID

July 16, 2020

by Emily Colón As many of you know, Kimmie Stadelman has been our phlebotomist extraordinaire since 2007. She is a loving mom of four, and her gentle hand and kind soul has put many patients’ minds at ease during blood draws.  We often have parents travel to Tampa from out of town so that Kimmie […]