In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam
has asked 30 experts to write a blog answering two questions: first, how
or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a
difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year.
Today, we hear from Kemi Oguntala, MD, a pediatric and adolescent medicine physician at a teen clinic in South San Francisco, California.
By Kemi Oguntala, MD
How did I get into my field?
I'm a pediatrician with extra training in adolescent medicine. I run a busy teen clinic in the Bay Area, where I'm called Dr. O, the Teen Doc.
A pediatrician who runs a teen clinic in the San Francisco Bay area talks about how she is able to help so many adolescent athletes, including those with eating disorders suggesting a diagnosis of the female athlete triad.