We aim to see that your children and teens stay well by immunizing them against disease – from Hepatitis B to Diphtheria and Tetanus, to Measles, Mumps and Rubella to Influenza. We maintain a Vaccination Administration Record as given in our Patient Information Forms.
Starting at the initial Newborn visit, St. Petersburg Pediatrics follows the American Academy of Pediatrics Bright Futures Guidelines when it comes to Preventative and Wellness visits. During the first 2 years of your child’s life, we will see frequently for Assessments and immunizations. Please see below for a list of all recommended visits for children Newborn to 18 years of age.
At St. Petersburg Pediatrics in addition to preventives visit we treat illnesses and minor childhood injuries.
It is our goal to prevent illness and achieve wellness for your child or adolescent through:
- Parental Guidance
- Teaching of safe and healthy lifestyles
- Screening/early detection of illness
- Thorough, prompt, and aggressive treatment of diseases when they do occur.
Our Board-Certified Pediatricians provide the full range of pediatric services, including:
- Well child exams
- Sports physicals/screening tests
- Management of acute illness
- Chronic Illness Management
- Weight management
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Sickle Cell Disease
Please call for questions relating to other illness not listed.
Partnering with Children and Families:
We strive to establish a personal relationship with each of our families, making us a trusted healthcare partner for Pediatrics in Pinellas County.
We work with parents to achieve a child’s health development and well-being. Our practice is committed to providing the highest quality of care for our patients in a courteous and friendly atmosphere.
All our staff is trained in Pediatrics. They strive to keep up to date with the latest advances in Pediatrics and impact their knowledge to their patients and families.
All our offices include state certified lab facilities with a medical director on site. We perform a range of tests, from CBCs (Complete Blood Counts) to Strep Tests, Flu Tests, COVID-19 PCR, COVID-19 Tests, Rapid Tests Cholesterol Tests, Visions and Hearing Tests. These tests provide basic information for the doctor to make an informed decision regarding treatment.
Empath Health – Suncoast Hospice: https://empathhealth.org/health-care-solutions/suncoast-hospice/
Health Care Advance Directives: http://www.floridahealthfinder.gov/reports-guides/advance-directives.aspx
St. Petersburg Pediatrics received AAAHC Patient Centered Medical Home Certification
Receiving this certification means we have the tools necessary and the technology in place to care for your child. This model is best described as a philosophy of medical care that is patient-centered, comprehensive, team-based, coordinated, and focused on quality and safety. St. Petersburg Pediatrics works closely with our referring providers and specialties to provide complete, centered care.