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William Fredette, MD

William Fredette, MD, is an expert medical reviewer of content on WebMD FIT and Raising FIT Kids. He is a practicing pediatrician in upstate New York. Dr. Fredette completed his undergraduate work in English and communications at Ithaca College. After several years in public broadcasting producing award-winning historical documentaries and interactive distance learning series for elementary school students, he returned to New York and earned his medical degree at Albany Medical College. He completed his pediatrics residency at Albany Medical Center where he received the Otto Faust award for excellence in teaching and patient care.

Following residency, Dr. Fredette returned to the rural New York community where he grew up and entered practice. He is board certified in pediatrics and has special interest in literacy projects. Dr. Fredette established the “Reach Out and Read” program at Child and Adolescent Health Care Associates. He and his wife have three sons.