Stuart Altman, M.D. was bom and raised in New York, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Franklin and Marshall College, after which he stud- ied medicine at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. He served as Chief Resident in I Pediatrics at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and later joined a private pediatric group in Long Island, where he has practiced for the past 25 years. He is a Clinical Instructor at the Long Island cam- puses of NYU Medical Center and Albert Einstein Medical Center. Dr. Altman also volunteers at the Riverhead Health Center in Suffolk County. His practice, Kidfixers, is well-known in New York.