Adolescent Health and Medicine Program
Adolescence is a time of physical, psychological and social changes unlike any period of growth and change your child has experienced before. This can present a unique set of challenges to you and your child when certain health care needs arise. And, adolescents have diverse health needs including those related to their physical development, nutrition, body image and emotional well-being.
The Adolescent Health and Medicine Program was created to address these diverse health care concerns facing children ages 10-21.
Clinics offered include:
We see patients for the following:
Child and adolescent gynecological and menstrual concerns.
Nutrition and health.
Stress and anxiety.
Developmental and transitional periods complicated by chronic illness, developmental or learning disorders.
Services offered are meant to support and complement the role of your pediatrician or family practice physician.
Who will my teen see?
The clinic utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to your teen's care that may include an adolescent medicine physician, registered nurse, dietitian or social worker with referrals to additional hospital specialists like endocrinologists, psychiatrists, psychologists and gynecologists as needed. Our physicians are board certified in Adolescent Medicine.
In the hospital
Children's Hospital cares for children of all ages, up to age 18. A Teen Advisory Council comprised of teens who utilize Children's Hospital services advocates for adolescents in the hospital and addresses their concerns regarding health and wellness. This council was started by the Adolescent Health and Medicine Program to ensure care is age-specific and topical.
- Adolescent Medicine
- Adolescent Health Problems and Injuries
- Adolescent Mental Health
- Eating Disorders
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