Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Florida Blue Options Florida Health Options
Great West Humana Neighborhood Health Plan
United Health Care
*We accept other insurance plans not listed. Please contact us.
The Sick Child
So you see, there are many things we offer. It all varies from age to age and in sickness and in health.
I suppose the most important thing we try to offer is a team that truly cares.
Quick same day office availability
Doctor can be reached directly- no answering service
Tools to intervene with chronic problems
Accurate blood testing, throat cultures, urine analysis, urine culture, mononucleosis testing, flu testing all designed to provide the most precise diagnosis possible
Ready availability of outside labs for testing beyond what is offered at the office
Avoidance of antibiotic over use
An excellent relationship with local hospitals for medical issues that are beyond the scope of the office setting or during closed office hours
Clear cut explanations on the illness at hand
Deliberate attempts to stave off disease: as an example flu shots, and immunotherapies
The Pre-Teen and Young Adult
Advice on care of newborns whether premature or full term
Appropriate follow up on newborn issues, for example jaundice
Information packets and references design to facilitate the care infants
Breast feeding coaching
Identification of post partum depression and therapies available
Immunotherapy (shots) of the highest integrity direct from the manufacturer
An understanding of shots offered
Evaluation of milestones at every visit
Supremely accurate measurements and growth assessments at every visit
Coaching on behavioral issues of infants
Feeding schedules designed to make feedings a natural healthy progression
Careful monitoring of plagiocephaly or areas of physical developmental concerns
Ready access to talented trusted sub-specialist available to address concerns
Reminders of subsequent visits
Much of the above, but by now a trusting relationship is established, where a greater level of comfort and ease makes doctor’s visit a stress free event. Actually, most patients look forward to their office encounters
Sports oriented checkups
EKG for athletic children starting at age 11 years (or earlier should family history or concerns prevail).
Sports, school, camp forms
Teaching on breast cancer or testicular cancer for all adolescents
Treatment of acne
Identifying psychological or psychiatric issues as they arise
Scoliosis evaluation and quick intervention where warranted
Counseling on diet, drugs and personal issues with emphasis on resolution
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Understanding of the toddler mind
Behavioral modification strategies
Psych 101: Pavlov, tough love and temper tantrums
Surveillance of both physical and intellectual growth
Advice on health care issues: dental care, swim lessons, car safety and home safety
Identification of strengths or weaknesses- with the aim to address these issues
Immunotherapy when required, along with school forms for enrollment
Psychological support for both parent and child
A clean, safe office environment
Blood pressure, height and weight evaluations
Very accurate blood testing, along with urine analysis and cholesterol testing (suggested yearly) starting at two years of age
Annual check up
Comprehensive school readiness physical evaluation- the "5 year checkup and shots."
Immunization forms (blue forms)
Physical and athletic forms for school entry (yellow form)
Nutritional counseling wherever warranted
It would be nearly impossible to list all that we provide by way of medical, psychological and emotional support. The realm of Pediatric Medicine is complex by the nature of its broad scope with both the patient’s age and the unquestionable role parents and caregivers play. This multidimensional ever changing environment prevents the concise depiction of what we offer.
Be that as it may, below are yet some of what we offer to our families.
We care for children from birth to 23 years of age.