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  1. Primary Care current position
  2. General Pediatrics
  3. Hospitalists

Primary care pediatrics is provided to children, ages birth through 21 years of age, in our community.  A multidisciplinary team consists of Board-certified pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioner, pediatric nurses, social workers, and support staff. Well and sick pediatric care is provided. Referrals are made to pediatric subspecialist members of the children's hospital team as required.

 

Adolescent Medicine

The Division of Adolescent Medicine at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital emphasizes assessment of adolescent psychosocial development; their interaction with peers, teachers, and family members; and their ability to transition to adulthood. Special attention is given to prevention, health guidance, screenings, and immunizations.

Directed by pediatricians with special training in adolescent medicine, this service treats inpatients and outpatients between 13 and 21 years of age. The adolescent inpatient unit is decorated with the teen and young adult in mind. Outpatient services are delivered through St. Joseph's Children's Hospital.

Programs & Services

  • Ten-bed dedicated unit
  • After school office hours

 

For additional information, please contact us:

Appointments: 973.754.2523

Referral/Fax: 973.754.3013


Click on the following links for additional information about Adolescent Medicine:

Adolescent Health Working Group

The Society for Adolescent Medicine

Center for Young Women's Health

American Academy of Pediatrics

 

 

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