Pediatrics

Pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners take care of the health and wellbeing of children. The devoted pediatricians and nurse practitioners of Lovelace offer caring, experienced and comprehensive services that promote the physical, emotional and social health of infants, children and adolescents from birth to 18 or 21 years of age.


Pediatricians and nurse practitioners help:

  • Diagnose and treat injuries and infections
  • Reduce infant and child mortality
  • Ease day-to-day difficulties of chronic conditions
  • Identify and address development and behavioral problems
  • Complete well-child checks and sports physicals
  • Provide immunizations/flu Shots
  • Offer urgent care appointments
  • Compile complete patient histories
  • Perform physical and sport exams
  • Formulate treatment plans
  • Order and interpret lab tests
  • Counsel patients and families on disease prevention and health promotion
  • Prescribe medications
  • Order X-rays
  • Treat common illnesses such as flu/colds
  • Treat chicken pox and other types of rashes

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