Dr. Adrian Furman

Coming to LaTouche Pediatrics in September 2018!

Dr. Adrian Furman identifies as an Alaskan Native pediatrician from Bristol Bay. He was raised in his mother’s ancestral village of Egegik and was initially a commercial fisherman by trade. Adrian spent two…

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a viral infection most often seen in infants and children younger than 10 years. It is most commonly caused by coxsackievirus A16. Coxsackieviruses are one type of enterovirus. Despite the similarity in names, hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a…

Our Current Resident, Dr. Jen Case

“Hi! My name is Jen. I grew up in San Diego, CA where I developed very limited preferences for weather. Despite my affinity for sun and warmth, I attended Cornell University in Ithaca, NY where I acclimated to the freezing…

Flu (Influenza)

Influenza is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. Flu infections are highly contagious. They spread easily in schools, households, child care settings, the workplace, and any other places where groups of people are together. Your child can catch the…

Holiday Hours

All of our offices will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
In addition, our Huffman will also be closed on 12/26, and 1/3.
Our Eagle River Office will be closed on 12/29, 1/3, and 1/4.
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Thanksgiving

Our offices will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23rd. Our Providence office will be open during regular business hours on Friday, November 24th, and will be open Saturday and Sunday, November 25th and 26th, during normal business hours. Our…

Labor Day

 All offices will be close on Labor Day, Sept 5th, 2017. Have a fun and safe holiday!

Mosquitoes

Alaska’s summers are famous for long daylight and plentiful mosquitoes. The only good news about Alaskan mosquitoes is that they do not carry diseases like mosquitoes in some areas of the Lower 48. However, due to their ability to ruin…

Independence Day

All offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4th, in observation of Independence Day. Our South office will also be closed Monday, July 3rd, but our Providence Office and Eagle River office will remain open. All offices will reopen on Wednesday…