Michael Visker, MD, a Pediatrician with Alewife Brook Community Pediatrics

Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Michael Visker, who serves patients in Arlington, Massachusetts.

Recognized as a caring and compassionate pediatrician, Dr. Visker is in practice at Alewife Brook Community Pediatrics in Arlington, Massachusetts. He has a special interest in adolescent preventive care and complex critical care needs.

Alewife Brook Community Pediatrics provides comprehensive, high-quality health care for children from newborn to age 22. Their mission is to provide excellent medical care in a family-friendly environment that supports children’s good health and well-being.

Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Visker completed his undergraduate education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), where he played 4 years of college basketball, and received his medical degree from the University of Vermont Medical School. He then went on to complete his residency in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Subsequent to his education, the doctor attained board certification in pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The mission of the ABP is to advance child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards of excellence and are committed to continuous learning and improvement.

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends individuals be under pediatric care up to the age of 21. Pediatricians provide medical care to people ranging in age from newborns to young adults. They are trained to examine, diagnose, and treat children with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses through all of their developmental stages, as they grow and mature.

On a more personal note, Dr. Visker currently lives in Dedham with his wife, Liz, daughter, Clara, and Bernese Mountain dog, Penny.

Learn More about Dr. Michael Visker:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82765678-Michael-Visker-Pediatrician or through Alewife Brook Community Pediatrics, https://wpamd.org/providers/michael-visker-md

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