Our Services

Newborns

Congratulations! We look forward to meeting your family

Once your baby is born, please call us right away to schedule an appointment. We would like to see your baby 2-3 days after hospital discharge. Be sure to ask the hospital staff to fax your baby’s records. We are always glad to help with any questions or concerns that may come up.

Pediatric Wellness

Wellness Visits

Our focus is to keep your child healthy ! Therefore we cannot emphasize enough the importance of well child check ups at keeping your kids healthy (ex: school physicals, college physicals, visits for shots, daycare physicals). We monitor development and growth and screen for any possible illnesses. We also educate on disease prevention during those visits.

Pediatric Specialty Services

Acute Visits

Our team of dedicated pediatricians is here to provide prompt and comprehensive medical attention for your child's urgent needs. From common illnesses to minor injuries (ex fever, cough, runny nose, ear pain, sore throat, .etc), we are equipped to diagnose and treat a wide range of acute conditions. With our child-friendly environment and compassionate approach, we strive to make every visit as comfortable as possible for both you and your little one. Trust us to deliver the highest quality care when your child needs it most.

ADHD/ADD

ADHD/ADD is a chronic brain condition that makes it challenging for children to control their behavior. It affects various aspects of their lives, such as relationships with siblings and peers, learning, and impulsivity, which may sometimes put them in risky situations.

Child Behavioral Problems

With expertise and compassion, I offer effective solutions to address these concerns. Through a comprehensive approach, I provide guidance on positive discipline techniques, communication strategies, and fostering a nurturing environment. By working together, we can help your child develop healthy coping mechanisms and improve their behavior.

Medication Management

With precision and care, our pediatrician will expertly manage your prescriptions, ensuring optimal health outcomes. His vast knowledge and empathetic approach create a harmonious patient-doctor relationship. Our pediatrician will help you to navigate the complex world of medications.

Nutrition

Ensuring optimal pediatric nutrition is crucial for healthy growth and development. As a doctor, I emphasize the significance of a balanced diet rich in essential nutrients. Nutrient-dense foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins are vital for little ones. Encourage breastfeeding for infants, as it provides vital antibodies. Limit sugary snacks and drinks, promoting water intake instead. Prioritize regular check-ups to monitor growth and address any concerns promptly. Together, let's nurture a generation of healthy and strong children.

Pediatric Asthma

In the realm of children's health, pediatric asthma demands our utmost attention. This chronic respiratory condition affects countless young lives, hindering their ability to breathe freely. However, with proper treatment, we can unlock the potential for a vibrant childhood unhindered by wheezing and coughing. Treating pediatric asthma is not just about alleviating symptoms; it is about safeguarding their future. By addressing this condition head-on, we can empower children to embrace life's adventures, ensuring they thrive and breathe easy.

Pre-Operative Evaluations

As a pediatrician, I understand the importance of pediatric pre-operative evaluations in ensuring the best outcomes for our young patients. These evaluations are comprehensive assessments conducted prior to surgery, focusing on the child's medical history, physical examination, and necessary tests. By thoroughly evaluating their health status and identifying any potential risks or concerns, we can tailor the surgical plan to meet their specific needs. Our dedicated team of experts aims to provide a safe and comfortable experience for children undergoing surgery, giving parents peace of mind.

Request/Referrals for IEP

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) for a student with ADHD would be tailored to address their specific needs related to attention, focus, and impulse control. The IEP might include strategies and accommodations such as extended time for assignments or tests, preferential seating to minimize distractions, and regular check-ins with teachers. The goal is to create an environment that supports the student's learning style and helps them manage their ADHD-related challenges effectively within the school setting. Remember that the exact components of an IEP would depend on the individual student's needs and should be developed through collaboration between parents, teachers, and relevant professionals.

School Physicals

During a school physical, your child’s pediatrician will have an opportunity to examine year-over-year changes and progress. The younger years are more heavily focused on developmental progress and vaccinations, while adolescent years tend to be more focused on psychological and physical changes. This exam for teens gives them a chance to ask any questions relating to adolescent issues such as drinking, smoking, drugs, sexual activity, and depression.

Sleep Issues

Sleep is a vital and essential aspect of your child's well-being and development. It's a natural state during which the body and brain rest, rejuvenate, and repair themselves. Adequate sleep is crucial for your child's physical health, cognitive development, emotional well-being, and overall growth.

Sports Physicals

A sports physical, also known as a pre-participation physical examination (PPE) is a medical evaluation conducted before an individual participates in organized sports or physical activities. It aims to assess the person's overall health and fitness to ensure they can safely engage in the chosen sport.

During a sports physical, a healthcare professional typically reviews the individual's medical history, including past injuries and existing medical conditions. They may also perform a physical examination, checking things like heart rate, blood pressure, lung function, joint mobility, and overall fitness level. The goal is to identify any potential health issues that could be aggravated by participating in sports and to ensure that the individual is physically capable of safely engaging in the chosen activities.

Weight Management, Dieting, and Fitness

Managing a child’s weight requires a comprehensive approach that takes into account their unique needs and growth patterns. It is essential to focus on healthy habits rather than restrictive diets. Our goal is to promote sustainable weight management that supports overall growth and development.

Pediatric Mental Health Services and Conditions We Treat

ADHD/ADD

ADHD/ADD is a chronic brain condition that makes it challenging for children to control their behavior. It affects various aspects of their lives, such as relationships with siblings and peers, learning, and impulsivity, which may sometimes put them in risky situations.

Art and Play Therapy

Art and play therapy is a transformative approach that harnesses the power of creativity and imagination to promote healing and growth. Through various artistic mediums and playful activities, individuals can express emotions, explore inner struggles, and develop coping strategies. This therapeutic method encourages self-discovery, enhances communication skills, and fosters emotional well-being. Art and play therapy provides a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals of all ages to process trauma, reduce anxiety, improve self-esteem, and cultivate resilience. Experience the profound benefits of art and play therapy and embark on a journey of self-empowerment and self-expression.

Child/Adolescent Therapy

We understand the unique challenges that children face in today's complex world. Our compassionate and experienced therapist will provide a nurturing environment where young minds can heal and grow. Through play-based techniques and evidence-based approaches, we help children express their emotions, build resilience, and develop healthy coping strategies. Our tailored sessions empower children to overcome anxiety, trauma, and behavioral issues, fostering their overall well-being. Trust in our dedicated team to guide your child towards a brighter future. Discover the transformative power of Child/Adolescent Therapy today.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It is a widely used form of psychotherapy that focuses on changing patterns of thinking and behavior to improve mental health and well-being. CBT is based on the idea that our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are interconnected, and that by changing our thoughts and behaviors, we can positively impact our emotions and overall psychological functioning.

In CBT, individuals work with a trained therapist to identify and challenge negative or unhelpful thought patterns and beliefs that contribute to their distress or difficulties. The therapy aims to help individuals develop more adaptive and realistic ways of thinking and to change problematic patterns of behavior. It is typically a short-term and goal-oriented approach, with specific techniques and strategies used to address specific issues.

CBT has been shown to be effective in treating a wide range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety disorders, phobias, eating disorders, and substance use disorders. It is often used in combination with other treatment modalities, such as medication or other forms of therapy, depending on the individual's needs.

DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) that combines elements of both behavioral and mindfulness-based techniques.

DBT has been proven effective for treating a range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The main idea behind DBT is to help individuals develop skills for managing intense emotions, improving relationships, and coping with distressing situations. It is based on the theory that some people are more emotionally sensitive and have difficulty regulating their emotions, which can lead to impulsive behaviors and relationship conflicts.

Family Dynamics

Discover the transformative power of family dynamics in therapy. Uncover the intricate interplay of relationships, emotions, and communication within the family unit. Through skilled guidance, unlock the potential for growth, healing, and understanding. Explore the unique dynamics that shape each family, fostering empathy and connection. Unravel patterns, tensions, and conflicts, promoting harmony and resilience. Embrace a collaborative approach that empowers every member to express their needs and desires. Experience the profound impact of family therapy, fostering a supportive and nurturing environment for lasting change.

Family Therapy

Discover the transformative power of family therapy, where healing and growth unfold within the familial unit. In this holistic approach, our skilled therapist will guide your family on a journey of understanding, communication, and resilience. Through open dialogue and compassionate support, family therapy nurtures strong bonds, fostering harmony and connection. With the expert guidance of our dedicated therapist, embrace the opportunity to create lasting change and cultivate a loving, supportive environment. Experience the profound impact of family therapy today.

Individual Therapy

Individual therapy, a cornerstone of personalized care, offers you a confidential and supportive space to explore your unique challenges and aspirations. Guided by my expertise as a dedicated doctor, these one-on-one sessions allow us to delve into your concerns, uncover insights, and collaboratively develop tailored strategies for growth.

With compassionate guidance, individual therapy empowers you to navigate life's complexities, enhance self-awareness, and cultivate the skills needed to achieve your desired emotional well-being and personal goals. Your journey towards positive transformation begins here.

Life Coaching & Empowerment

Life coaching is a collaborative partnership focused on helping you identify and achieve your personal and professional goals. Unlike therapy, which often focuses on healing past wounds, life coaching is future-oriented, empowering you to create a fulfilling and purpose-driven life. Through a series of structured sessions, we will work together to unlock your full potential and help you overcome any obstacles standing in your way.

Mindfulness and Meditation

Are you feeling overwhelmed by life's demands? Discover the transformative power of mindfulness and meditation. By focusing your attention on the present moment, you can cultivate a sense of calm and clarity. Embrace mindfulness to reduce stress, enhance concentration, and improve overall health. Through regular meditation, you can nurture self-awareness and develop resilience. Start your journey towards inner peace today. Experience the profound benefits of mindfulness and meditation for a balanced and fulfilling life.

Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)

Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT) is a goal-oriented and brief therapeutic approach that focuses on finding solutions to current problems rather than analyzing the root causes of those problems. It emphasizes the client's strengths, resources, and abilities to bring about positive change in their lives. The therapist and client collaboratively work together to identify specific, realistic goals and develop strategies to achieve them. SFT is often used to address a wide range of issues, including relationship conflicts, behavioral challenges, and personal growth.

Strengths-Based Therapy

Strengths-based therapy is a therapeutic approach rooted in the belief that every individual possesses strengths and resources that can be harnessed to overcome challenges and achieve personal growth. Unlike traditional therapy models that focus on problems and deficits, strengths-based therapy emphasizes identifying and utilizing your inherent strengths, talents, and abilities. By shifting the focus to your positive attributes, this approach encourages self-discovery, resilience, and empowerment.

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Dr. Roman Criollo, MD

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I am a board certified pediatrician with 15 plus  years of experience and I speak English and Spanish. I offer wellness visits, sports physicals, school physicals, ADHD  management, newborn visits, and pre-op exams. I see patients from newborn to 19 years of age. 

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