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Children's Medical Center is proud to announce that Dr. Sonia Farooqi joined our group. Dr. Farooqi primarily works out of our Lutz and Trinity locations.

Dr. Farooqi completed her undergraduate studies, majoring in Biomedical Sciences, at the University of South Florida and received her medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She continued on to complete her pediatric residency training at the University of South Florida, rotating at both Tampa General Hospital and All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. In her free time, Dr. Farooqi enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

If you have any questions please contact the Lutz Office or the Trinity Office.



October 15, 2018
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Children's Medical Center has a Patient Portal system that is available to access your child's chart, send messages to the nurse, request referrals, etc. Please contact one of our office locations to get a temporary password to access our patient portal system. If you have any questions feel free to talk to our office staff.


Did you know that NPCMC has Certified Lactation Consultants in our Trinity, Palm Harbor and Westchase locations to help new moms successfully nurse their babies? Click here for more information!


Children's Medical Center has been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home Program. The NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. The Recognition Programs were developed to help physicians and practices support the delivery of high-quality care. North Pinellas Children's Medical Center has been recognized for building our practice on evidence-based, nationally recognized clinical standards of care. The NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home standards emphasize the use of systematic patient-centered coordinated care that supports access, communications and patient involvement.


October 15, 2018
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Did You Know Children's Medical Center Offers FREE CPR Classes!

Children's Medical Center offers free basic CPR training at our Palm Harbor location. This course provides CPR instruction for infants, children and adults; and includes hands-on practice with manikins.

It is not necessary to have children who are patients in our practice, Everyone is welcome!!! Bring your family and friends! The class is a great learning tool for all adults, as well as older children who are babysitting age. No young children please. The class will cover basic topics like :

How to perform CPR

  • Choking: Prevention and Response
  • Drowning Education
  • Using an AED
  • (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • Hands on Training with Manikins

Please note:
This class will not provide CPR certification. To get certified, please contact your local Red Cross.
The max class size for each individual CPR class is 15.
If your available class is full, please email Cheryl at [email protected] as she may be able to add you to the desired class.
If multiple people are interested in attending together, please register each person individually so we can keep track of the number of attendees.
Classes last approximately 1 and 1/2 hours.