What Does a Pediatrician Treat?

What Does a Pediatrician Treat?

At Pediatric & Adolescent Care, our pediatricians specialize in caring for children, from newborns to young adults. They provide services from wellness checkups, vaccinations, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses to advice on child development and behavior.

Having a pediatrician in Gaithersburg, MD, is beneficial as they have specialized knowledge and training in pediatric care, can help monitor a child's growth and development, and identify and treat any health problems. We recommend regular visits to our pediatrician for wellness checkups and to schedule an appointment if your child is experiencing any symptoms such as fever, cough, or unusual behavior.

What Does a Pediatrician Treat?

A pediatrician treats young patients, including newborns, kids, and teenagers up to age 18 (but in some cases 21). In addition to regular check-ups, shots, and treating illnesses and injuries, they offer many medical services and treat endless amounts of diseases. Respiratory infections, ear infections, allergies, asthma, skin conditions, and behavioral issues are a few of the common conditions that pediatricians treat.

You may consult our pediatrician in Gaithersburg, MD, if your child has a fever lasting more than a day, difficulty breathing, persistent vomiting or diarrhea, severe stomach pain, or if they have a rash or skin irritation spreading or causing discomfort. Furthermore, if your child isn't meeting developmental milestones, such as walking or talking at the expected age, we recommend consulting our pediatrician. Regular visits to our office can help keep your child healthy and developmentally on track.

Schedule Your Child's Appointment

Parents should schedule an appointment with our pediatrician in Gaithersburg, MD, for their child in several situations, including routine check-ups to monitor growth and development, for immunizations to protect against serious illnesses, when their child is sick or exhibiting symptoms, and for advice on nutrition, behavior, and development.

During a consultation with our physicians at Pediatric & Adolescent Care you can expect a thorough examination and evaluation of your child's physical, developmental, and emotional well-being. They'll also take a detailed medical history and perform a physical exam, which may include measuring your child's height, weight, and vital signs. Our pediatrician will also address any concerns or questions you may have and suggest ways to promote your child's health and development.

Please explore our website to learn about the conditions we treat and the services provided. If you have questions for our pediatrician in Gaithersburg, MD, and want to schedule an appointment with one of our board-certified physicians at Pediatric & Adolescent Care, call (301) 869-2292.

Our Location

Pediatric & Adolescent Care, P.A.

 (301) 869-2292

 903 Russell Avenue, Suite 301 Gaithersburg, MD 20879