Pediatric Health Services

Jacksonville Pediatric Health Services:

Comprehensive Health Care for Kids

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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.

Newborn Well-Visit

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.

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.

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.

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