Parents want only the best for their children. So, when it comes to deciding for their newborn’s health, getting a reliable pediatrics provider in Greenbelt, Maryland is very valuable. To gain the most from every visit we strive to stay up to date with changes in pediatric care by the academy of pediatrics. We practice evidence based medicine to match the your child’s every need.
Our care goes from expecting mom’s to early adulthood, we maintain the highest standards through continually measuring and improving our outcomes. We make sure that newborns, children, and young adults have an enjoyable and memorable pediatric experience.
- For non-life threatening emergencies, contact our office before going to the emergency room or urgent care for advice on what to do next.
- For life-threatening emergencies, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
The Services We Offer at Edge Pediatrics
We offer complimentary visits for expecting moms to tour our practice and ask questions first hand with their child’s potential pediatrician. While an expecting mom is getting regular prenatal visits, choosing the right pediatrician is equally valuable. We can discuss activity guidelines, proper nutrition, the many benefits of breast feeding and lactation specialist referral if necessary.
Well child exams are a series of regular screenings and assessments to determine whether your child is reaching all of his or her appropriate developmental milestones in a timely fashion. During these routine visits we address proper nutrition, anticipatory guidance and much more according to The Bright Futures/American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Scheduling for a sports physical during well-child visits provides parents with convenience in the long run. When classes begin and the forms are due, it will be easier securing one ahead of time. Getting sports physicals is one way to determine your young athlete’s full and safe participation in sports.
We consist of care staff who are passionate about caring for babies, easing first- or long-time parents’ nervousness about caring for their newborns. After the labor, we can help you get started at home or in the birthplace. We do not only provide full-service care but we also educate parents for proper handling of a newborn.
We see value in receiving immunizations in a timely fashion. We provide vaccine information sheets (VIS) by the CDC about most immunizations moreover We’re here to answer all your questions on the benefits of immunizations. We can ensure that your child’s immunizations are up-to-date.
Flu vaccine can be given as early at 6 months of age, protect your children from seasonal influenza by getting them immunized early. We offer flu vaccines beginning every fall season into spring season of the following year.
When your child is ill, the pediatrician knows best. We keep track of your children’s medical history and provide accurate diagnosis and effective treatments. You also don’t have to wait long; you can arrange appointments with us in no time.
In determining whether a child has ADHD or not, the process includes several steps and gathering of information from various resources. We follow certain standard guidelines to confirm a diagnosis of ADHD and provide parents with helpful care approach toward the condition.
Is your child diagnosed with asthma? Let us help you and your child reduce symptoms by formulating an asthma action plan. Our pediatrician will provide you with a written plan to monitor symptoms and adjust treatment.
Children requires a different amount of nutrients at different ages for healthy growth and development. Make sure that you know which nutrients are vital and in what amounts should they be consumed. Allow us to guide your child down the path to better health.
We offer vision and hearing services during well-child visits to detect such problems as early as possible and offer the necessary treatment.
Give your child the luxury of healthy teeth and gums. Even before your children’s first tooth appears, talk with the pediatrician about good dental habits, and more. It’s wise to give your child a dental treatment such as fluoride varnish which can help prevent tooth decay or hinder it from getting worse.
Get in Touch
Let us be the pediatricians of your choice. From minor to major health issues, we make sure to address them all. For inquiries, please feel free to reach us at your preferred time.