Category Archives: What’s New


Unfortunately, this year we have been hit with another significant flu season. This year we are seeing both influenza type A and type B. The typical symptoms include high fever (103-104 degrees), headache, muscle aches, congestion, cough, and vomiting. The flu vaccine this year was partially effective and we are finding that people who did get […]

Welcome Community Pediatrics Patients!

Welcome Community Pediatrics Patients! Welcome Community Pediatrics of Andover! Community Pediatrics and Children’s Medical Office are working together to offer Dr. Desiato’s patients a smooth transition to a new Medical Home at Children’s Medical Office. Dr Joseph Desiato and Community Pediatrics has been a trusted member of our local community for over 33 years and […]

Call Us First!

Our providers are available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.  Click here to find our why. CALL US FIRST  at 978-975-3355!  We can help you decide the best place to get medical care.  In most cases, we can care for your child in our office which is open seven days a week with extended hours […]

Walk In Appointments at CMO

As we head into a busy cold and flu season, we would like to remind you about best use of our early-morning “walk-in” visits.   Walk-in is from 7-7:40am Monday-Friday. If you arrive after 7:40 we will schedule you into the first available slot of the day, which may be later in the morning. In […]

National Influenza Vaccination Week!

Upcoming Flu Clinics: Thurs 12/5 8:30-11 & 1-6 Fri 12/6 10-11 & 1:30-4:30 Thurs 12/12 2:30-5:30 Fri 12/13 1:30-4:30 Thurs 12/19 5-6pm Fri 12/20 10-11 Tues 12/24 9-11 & 1-3:30 Thurs 12/26 8:30-11 & 1-6 Fri 12/27 9:30-11 & 2-4 Mon 12/30 1-3 Tues 12/31 8-9:30 & 1-3 If your child has not yet received […]

Holiday Cards at CMO

  November 29, 2019 Happy Holidays  from Children’s Medical Office of North Andover, P.C.! Holiday Card Notice Thank you so much for your holiday cards! We love receiving them. Our tradition is to display the cards we receive during the holiday season, which we plan to continue.  If you send us a card, we will […]

Needle Phobia Group Offered at CMO October 21

Needle Phobia Flyer Oct 2019


Dear Patients and Families – Recently the FDA discovered that some ranitidine (Zantac) formulations contain a nitrosamine impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) at low levels. NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen. NDMA is a known environmental contaminant and found in water and foods, including meats, dairy products, and vegetables. This carcinogen results in increased […]

Upcoming Autism Conference

What Every Parent of a Child with Autism Needs to Know ! Autism Conference Hosted by The Northeast Arc Autism Support Center When: Thursday, October 3, 2019, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM Where: 195 Canal Street, Malden, MA 02148 Cost: $25 Register here:   Content: Basic Rights and Beyond – Introduction to rights under IDEA and […]

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! ~ By Dr. Winterkorn

Bugs Bugs Bugs!!!   It’s that time of year again… warm weather, baseball games, late nights on the back porch, cookouts, hikes in the woods, and bugs.   The most common pesty bugs in Massachusetts and New Hampshire are mosquitos and ticks. Mosquitoes can carry several viruses that cause encephalitis (brain inflammation), and ticks can […]