Dr. Christina Johns, MD, MEd

Christina Johns, MD, MEd is the Senior Medical Advisor at PM Pediatrics. As a parent, pediatrician and pediatric emergency physician with a master’s in education, she shares her own expertise, plus the wealth of knowledge from our highly skilled staff, with patients and families everywhere.

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5 eye emergencies you need to know about

5 eye emergencies you need to know about

| January 4, 2018

Remember in high school biology class when it was frog dissection day? The weird formaldehyde smell, that rubbery lifeless creature— we all got through it, right? Everyone had differing levels of “ewwww” but somehow we completed the tenth grade. In my school the following year we had to dissect bull eyeballs, and I’m reporting today […]

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IVs and You: Don’t get STUCK not knowing the lowdown

IVs and You: Don’t get STUCK not knowing the lowdown

| December 6, 2017

Are you one of those people who hates going to the dentist because of the sound of the drill? Can’t tolerate that “hospital smell”…? Do you rip the paper examination gown every time you try to put it on (backwards)? Well, I’m sort of with you. As odd as it sounds, I’m more than a […]

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Let’s talk about Pneumonia

Let’s talk about Pneumonia

| November 13, 2017

One of my least favorite words is “pneumonia.”  I’m going to elaborate a little on exactly why I don’t like that word, and why it’s a pretty common problem with a lot of voodoo that surrounds it. So I’ll get the complaints about the name out of my system first, then we can move on to some […]

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