Pediatric Medical Services
Newborns are Special and we’re here to help guide you through this exciting time. While you are in the hospital, your baby will be checked by one of our providers or one of the staff doctors. In the hospital, your baby may receive the hepatitis B vaccine, a hearing test and have a blood test...
One of the greatest joys in pediatrics is the opportunity to partner with you for health maintenance examinations, following the Bright Futures Guidelines and the schedule recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. From newborns to late teens we allot ample time to discuss growth and development, healthy choices, general care and anticipatory guidance.
We offer same day appointments for acute illness and injuries, which can be scheduled by calling early in the day or by using our patient portal to make appointments online. These can be made up to 3 days in advance for acute illness and recheck visits.
A Parent's Guide Learn how you can be sure your child is protected Vaccinating children is one of the most important things we do as pediatricians, helping to make sure each generation is healthier than ever before. Polio, pertussis (whooping cough), haemophilus influenza meningitis, pnuemoccocal meningitis, measles, mumps, and chicken pox are just a few...
The teen years can be wonderful and challenging for both parents and teens. We focus on physical, social, and emotional health and offer many services to support and foster a smooth transition toward independence.
How It Works You can access our fully trained nurses by calling the office during regular hours or by sending a secure message via our patient portal. Your question/concerns will be routed to our nurses and calls returned by the end of each day. The order of the call backs is determined by the acuity...
We use Quest and LabCorp and will fill out a requisition for you to take to the lab, both of which are located within a half mile from the office. For stat labs we often use Children’s Hospital of Atlanta at Egelston, where we can get results very quickly.
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for All A Note to Parents: Good health starts with you! You are role models for your children. Your children watch your health habits. They see what you eat and how often you move. Until they are much older they rely on you to feed them and to choose what gets brought...
An ongoing assessment of your child’s developmental progress All babies, toddlers, children and teens develop at their own pace. Gross motor, fine motor, cognitive, and social skills, and speech and language each develop along their own track. There are established milestones for each of these aspects of development that we look for as we watch...
General Behavior Issues, Parenting, School Issues Every parent has concerns about their ability to understand their children at different ages and provide the right amount of structure and discipline. There are often questions about what is “normal”. Is he just being a boy? Do all children talk back? Why won’t my child use the potty?...
Asthma is a chronic condition where the bronchial tubes become inflamed or swollen in response to certain triggers. When the immune system gets flared up the muscles of the airway tubes constrict (get smaller), the inside lining of the airway swells, and mucus is secreted in the airway—all leading to a variety of symptoms.