Trusted Pediatric and Sports Medicine Practice Gets New Name, Focusing on a Partnership with Parents and Athletes

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ActiveKidMD takes care of medical and sports medicine needs from birth through adulthood.

Dr. Chris Koutures and Dr. Keith Gladstien, leading pediatric and sports medicine specialists, are pleased to announce the rebranding of their practice, along with a new website with added features to better serve Orange County families. The new practice name, ActiveKidMD, places an emphasis on partnering with parents from birth to adulthood in the health and well-being of their child. In addition to pediatric advice, the website also features advice by sport so that any parent or athlete can gain a better understanding of injuries common to that sport, nutrition advice, and more.

“We offer unparalleled comprehensive pediatric and sports medicine specialty care in our office, and now can compliment that service with a new brand image and amazing website that is full of practical information for families and young athletes,” said Dr. Chris Koutures. “ActiveKidMD underscores how we actively provide individualized and personal care to each patient we see, from newborns to our Olympic athletes.”

About ActiveKidMD and Dr. Chris Koutures

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Anaheim, Calif., ActiveKidMD is one of the leading pediatric offices in Orange County. With an emphasis on the whole child, ActiveKidMD specializes not only in pediatric medicine, but also in pediatric sports medicine. The new website, features an Advice by Sport section. Here a parent will find the answers to many questions related directly to each sport to help keep their player healthy and injury free, and to help a parent identify when to call the doctor if an injury occurs.

Dr. Chris Koutures a board certified pediatrician and sports medicine specialist. In 2008, he fulfilled a lifetime dream by serving as the Medical Team Physician for USA Volleyball and Table Tennis in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. He is also currently the team physician for:

  • United States Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Teams
  • Cal State Fullerton Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Chapman University Dance Department
  • Orange Lutheran High School

He is a member of the CHOC Children’s Concussion Program and currently mentors pediatric residents, medical and athletic training students in his office while continuing to speak at local, regional and national conferences on sports medicine topics. He recently completed a six-year elected term as a member of the Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, has written over 20 professional articles, and is the co-author of the Pediatric Sports Medicine: Essentials for Office Evaluation textbook published by SLACK Incorporated in October, 2013.

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