Luckily, the symptoms and effects of COVID-19 in children are mild as compared to those in adults. In one significant study, 0% of children had serious cases, there were no cases of death or intubation (requiring a breathing tube), and 8% of cases showed no symptoms. In contrast, 100% of adults in the cohort showed
If your child is sick, they may need to visit a pediatrician for a checkup in order to get the diagnosis and treatment they need. This is known as a sick child visit. It is important to differentiate a sick child visit from other types of pediatrician appointments to ensure your child receives the appropriate
A pediatrician is a medical doctor who specializes in the healthcare maintenance, developmental monitoring, and treatment of children up to age 18. Different pediatricians may specialize in various aspects of children’s healthcare, and some pediatricians do perform surgery. Let’s talk about the different roles of pediatricians, and where you can go in the Tampa and
Annual checkups are an important way to ensure your child is healthy and to track their development. They help to ensure that any health issues are identified early when treatment is typically most effective. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that all children should have routine yearly examinations until they reach the age of
Depression is a common yet highly misunderstood condition. People often mistakenly believe that depression is an adult’s disease only, but the reality is, it is pretty common among teenagers, as well. There are more than 4 million cases of teenage depression in the U.S. What Is Teenage Depression? Affecting nearly 17 percent of teenagers across
With the word “common” right there in its name, it’s no surprise that there are millions of cases of the common cold every year. In fact, studies show that adults may experience 2 to 3 common colds each year, and even more in children. Here are some things our experts believe you should know about
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
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