Andrew Oshiro, MD FAAP

Andrew Oshiro, MD FAAP
Oshiro Pediatrics 4570 Eastern Ave. Suite 21 Las Vegas, NV 89119
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Andrew Oshiro, MD FAAP

Oshiro Pediatrics was started in 2000 by Dr. Andrew Oshiro, MD FAAP. Dr. Vicki Hom, MD FAAP joined the practice in 2001. Dr. Oshiro and Dr. Hom have practiced pediatrics in Las Vegas since 1996. They are married and have two aughters born in 1997 and 2002. Noelle Cerdan, CPNP DNP joined the practice in 2009. She is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner. Amanda Knowles, PA-C joined the practice in 2018.

Dr. Oshiro did his undergraduate studies at Stanford University and went to medical school at Tufts University in Boston. He did his pediatric residency at LSU New Orleans. Dr. Oshiro is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Hom is a pediatrician with Oshiro Pediatrics. She did her undergraduate studies at Harvard, graduating magna cum laude. She went to medical school at Tufts University in Boston. She did her pediatric residency at Keesler Air Force Base. She is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and a fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

Noelle Cerdan, MSN, APRN, CPNP, DNP is one of the four healthcare providers working at Oshiro Pediatrics. DNP Cerdan joined the practice in June 2009. She is a pediatric nurse pracitioner (PNP) and is board certified (CPNP). She is providing pediatric services just like Dr. Hom and Dr. Oshiro. A pediatric nurse practitioner provides services just like a physician's assistant (PA) or a nurse practitioner (NP). A pediatric nurse practitioner, however, has had more extensive pediatric training. Whereas a PA or a NP trains to take care of both pediatric patients and adult patients, a PNP trains to solely take care of pediatric patients. PNP Cerdan completed both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Nursing at UNLV and is now working on her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). She has worked at Sunrise Children’s Hospital in the pediatric intensive care unit and worked at St. Rose-San Martin on the general pediatric floor. She is a fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. In 2011, she published her research on asthma in Applied Nursing Research. She is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support. PNP Cerdan works Tuesday through Friday. She does not work Mondays. She sees patient with regular appointments as well as same day sick/urgent appointments. Her first appointment is at 8:30 am. Her last regular appointment is at 5:00 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5:15 pm on Thursdays, and 4:15 pm on Fridays. She will see patients after her regular appointments if all the previous appointments have been filled. Of the three providers, she has the best availability in the early morning or if you have a child who needs to be seen in the afternoon after school. PNP Cerdan is precepting one UNLV nurse practitioner student at a time each Summer semester. She does not precept NP students during the Fall or Spring semesters. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling around the world. Follow her travels on Instagram: @tempestswept

Amanda Knowles, PA-C is a board certified Physician Assistant. She joined Oshiro Pediatrics in May 2018. PA Knowles was the valedictorian at Community College High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. She graduated summa cum laude from Southern Utah University with a B.S. in Athletic Training. She received her M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies from Touro University in Henderson, Nevada. Her prior work experience has included working as a physical therapy technician, scribe and billing assistant at an orthopedic office, and head athletic trainer at Palo Verde High school. She is a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer. Prior to joining Oshiro Pediatrics, PA Knowles worked at The Pediatric Center in Las Vegas Nevada. PA Knowles will be working Mondays, Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday afternoons. Her special interests include supporting breastfeeding mothers and making memories with her husband and two young sons. Her strong ties to Las Vegas make her an excellent addition to Oshiro Pediatrics!

Years In Practice 25
Primary Specialty

Pediatrician

Gender Male
Education Dr. Oshiro received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology from Stanford University. He received his MD degree from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Training Dr. Oshiro did his pediatric residency at Louisiana State University in New Orleans.
Affiliations Dr. Oshiro has admitting priviliges at Sunrise Children's Hospital.
Certification Dr. Oshiro is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics. He is also a Fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Office Staff Andrew Oshiro, MD FAAP
Vicki Hom, MD FAAP
Noelle Cerdan, CPNP
Services Dr. Oshiro provides newborn care, well baby care, check ups, physicals, circumcision, shots, immunizations, and same day sick appointments.

Procedure provided include: Circumcision, vaccination, flu shots, nasal flu vaccine, same day sick appointments, well check ups, hearing screening, vision screening, EKG, Pulmonary function testing (PFT), cerumen removal, blood pressure monitoring, urinalysis, hemoglobin, anemia testing, ADHD testing, developmental testing, pregnancy testing.
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