Sandie Frenier’s Retirement

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With mixed emotions, we would like to announce the retirement of Sandra Frenier, PNP, IBCLC. Her last day will be December 28, 2017. Sandie is a wonderful pediatric provider who will be missed by many. Sandie says “Looking back on…

MUMPS OUTBREAK, BOOSTER DOSE MMR FOR HIGH RISK PEOPLE

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Anchorage has over 100 confirmed cases of mumps and Public Health has recommended a booster dose of the Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine for persons in high risk groups (Pacific Islanders, Native Hawaiian) or in group care where there have been…

Dr. Kiehl’s Retirement

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We announce the retirement of Dr. Phyllis Kiehl with joy and regret, as she moves on to other adventures in life. Dr Kiehl will be retiring at the end of September, 2017, after over 4 decades of caring for Alaska…

Mosquitoes

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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…

LaTouche Pediatrics

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After a longstanding and mutually-respectful attempt at resolving professional differences, LaTouche Pediatrics and Dr. Penman have terminated their professional relationship, effective May 12, 2017. Providing excellent medical care has been and continues to be LaTouche Pediatric’s highest priority.  We understand…

Fifth Disease

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Fifth Disease, also known as erythema infectiosum, is caused by parvovirus B19. This viral illness is common in children ages 5 to 15 and most kids recover from it quickly and without complications. For more information please click here.  …

Dr. Norm Herron, Pediatrician Extraordinaire

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Dr. Norm Herron is our newest Pediatrician coming to us after practicing for 25 years in Ketchikan, Alaska! We are honored he has found his new home in Anchorage and at LaTouche Pediatrics! In Ketchikan he worked as one of…

Easter

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Our Office will be closed Easter Sunday April 16th, 2017. We will re-open Monday April 17th, 2017 with normal business hours. Have a happy and safe Easter!…

Spring Break

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Our Eagle River Office will be closed 3/13/2017 through 3/17/2017 for Spring Break! The Eagle River Office will resume normal hours on Monday 3/20/2017. The Huffman Office and Providence Office in Anchorage will be open and have normal hours. Thank