Meet pediatrician Alan Greene and read his expert advice.

Dr. Alan Green Pediatrician

All About Dr. Greene

Alan Greene, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer of and the cofounder of He is on the clinical faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine where he sees patients and teaches residents. He is a founding member of Hi-Ethics (Health Internet Ethics).

Alan Greene earned a bachelor's degree in the history and philosophy of science from Princeton University. He graduated from medical school at University of California at San Francisco. Upon completion of his pediatric residency program at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Northern California, he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Greene entered primary care pediatrics in January 1993.

In November 1995, he created Dr. Greene's HouseCalls, the first pediatric Web site, where he answers pediatric questions submitted by readers from all over the world. now receives more than two million hits per month from parents, students, and medical professionals.

Dr. Greene is also an author, medical expert, and a media personality. He is especially interested in developmental issues that surround child rearing. Dr. Greene is married and is the father of four wonderful children.

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