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Welcome Dr. Tariq Gulzar to Orange Park Pediatrics

Tariq Gulzar, MDPlease join us in welcoming Dr. Tariq Gulzar to the Orange Park Pediatrics team!

Dr. Gulzar is a board-certified pediatrician, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and an advocate for the health care of children and their families. He focuses on a comprehensive, goal-oriented, preventive approach to addressing patients and their healthcare needs. Dr. Gulzar is proficient in all topics related to pediatric primary care, including growth and development, asthma and allergies, pre-diabetes and diabetes, and sports medicine.

Dr. Gulzar’s education and qualifications include:

  • Residency in pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Pediatrics advanced life support certification
  • Board certification in pediatrics

Dr. Gulzar will begin seeing new patients on Thursday, January 10th. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gulzar, call us at (904) 269-2140.

Dr. Gehret Retires

Dr. Richard GehretOn Dec. 31, Orange Park Pediatrics said farewell to Dr. Gehret as he transitioned into a well-deserved retirement after a long and prosperous career in pediatrics. Dr. Gehret has lived in Jacksonville since 1978, when he started his first job as a pediatric physician at the Naval Hospital at NAS Jacksonville.

Dr. Gehret’s retirement will give him more time to focus on the things he loves: spending time with his wife, five children, and ten grandchildren, volunteering for Kairos Prison Ministry, playing tennis, traveling, and participating in the music ministry at his church.

The staff of Orange Park Pediatrics wishes Dr. Gehret the best as he starts this new chapter of his life!

4 Serious Flu Symptoms That Require A Trip To The Doctor

Flu season is upon us again, and it can be difficult for parents to decide if they should be overly worried. Although most healthy children will weather the disease fine without visiting Orange Park pediatrics, there are 4 flu symptoms that parents should watch for to tell them that something is seriously wrong.

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