The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of
67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists
and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety
and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young
Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician who founded Calabasas Pediatrics and is an assistant clinical professor at Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA. She is also an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board for Sharecare. Dr. Tanya is the author of Baby and Toddler Basics and What to Feed Your Baby. She lives in Calabasas, CA with her husband and 3 sons.