There is a lot of care and work that goes into raising a newborn, and your pediatrician is here to help right from the beginning. Your pediatrician typically sees your newborn for their very first appointment within a few days of being discharged from the hospital. Your pediatrician is here for you to ask any
Named after the characteristic sound of its notorious coughing fits, whooping cough is an extraordinarily uncomfortable condition that typically manifests itself in babies and in children ages, 11 to 18 whose vaccine-provided immunities have begun to fade. In addition to causing several debilitating symptoms, whooping cough also carries the possibility of infant mortality, particularly for
Does your child have vision problems? Children learn through their eyes. Healthy vision is critical for children to see the computer and chalkboard, read, write, and even play. Children’s eyes should be examined regularly, as many eye conditions and vision problems can be detected and treated early. Here are six signs that your child may
Maintaining an optimum weight is important for the health of your little one. It’s never too early to make sure that your child is adopting the best habits for maintaining a healthy weight. After all, with obesity on the rise among our children and teens, it’s so important that we are doing everything we can
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!!!
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
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 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.
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