Dr. Roy Benaroch (Dr. Roy)
Dr. Roy was born and raised in Miami, Florida. There, he was an avid SCUBA diver and State Champion Pente player. During his years at Tulane University pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Roy performed in several musicals and rock and roll bands, playing keyboards, saxophone, bass guitar, and singing. He has lived in the Atlanta area since beginning medical school at Emory University in 1990. Dr. Roy completed residency through the Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in 1997, and then served as Chief Resident and Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics. He has continued his involvement on the Emory faculty as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. He was Board Certified in Pediatrics in 1997 and joined Pediatric Physicians, PC in 1998. Dr. Roy lives in Dunwoody with his wife and three children. In addition to his work as a pediatrician, Dr. Roy enjoys swimming, vegetable gardening, and writing. Dr. Roy has written two books for parents, Solving Health and Behavioral Problems from Birth to Preschool: A Parent’s Guide and A Guide to Getting the Best Healthcare for Your Child. He also writes and serves as a pediatric expert on WebMD and many other web sites, and has done several courses in his “Medical School for Everyone” series with The Great Courses. A complete list of his courses and publications can be found here. His blog, The Pediatric Insider, features more of Dr. Roy’s essays on many parenting and health topics. You can visit his blog to post your own topic suggestions and questions, and follow Dr. Roy on Twitter. Dr. Roy also serves as the Chair of The Children’s Care Network, an innovative partnership of over 1,000 pediatric providers in the Atlanta area dedicated to providing high-quality, state-of-the-art pediatric care.