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Pediatric Care Specialist

Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C.

Family Medicine Practice located in Valdosta, GA

Pediatric care focuses on the physical, emotional, and social health of children. The team at Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., in Valdosta, Georgia, provides comprehensive pediatric care for children ages four and up. The family medicine practice manages general health as well as urgent care for its young patients. To schedule a pediatric care appointment, call the office or book online today. Walk-ins are welcome for urgent care.

Pediatric Care Q&A

What is pediatric care?

Pediatric care is a specialized area of medicine focusing on the unique health care needs of children and teens. 

The Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C. team includes board-certified family physicians, experienced nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who provide the attentive and compassionate care your child needs. 

The family medicine team manages general health, unexpected illnesses, and chronic health conditions that affect the pediatric population. 

What can I expect during pediatric care?

You can expect compassionate, personalized attention when you bring your child in for pediatric care at Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C. The team aims to provide the type of health care you expect for yourself and your entire family. 

For general health, the Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C. team performs annual well-child exams, updating vaccines, and assessing and managing your child’s general well-being.

The family medicine practice also offers sports physicals for children and teens, assessing your child’s fitness and health, making sure they can safely participate in their chosen sport. 

The pediatric care experts also talk to you about your child and their sport and offer guidance on steps your child can take to reduce their risk of a sports injury.  

Can pediatric care manage my child’s special health needs?

Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., includes health providers uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat a broad spectrum of acute and chronic health conditions. Some of the pediatric health conditions they provide specialized care for include:

  • Allergies and asthma
  • Colds and coughs
  • Behavior problems
  • Skin infections
  • Broken bones
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity

The team also offers services to optimize general health and wellness, including nutrition services. 

What is urgent pediatric care?

The Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., team understands that illnesses and injuries occur at unexpected times, especially for children and teens. To help your child get the care they need without a trip to the emergency room, they offer urgent care for all pediatric patients.

From skin rashes to broken bones, the team provides the type of urgent care you need for your child’s non-emergency medical condition. 

Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., welcomes walk-ins for urgent care. The family medicine practice has extended hours, with appointment availability until 7pm during the week and weekend appointments* from 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.

Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., provides care for the whole family. For friendly, compassionate, patient-focused care for your child, call the office or schedule a pediatric appointment online today. 

*Subject to change on holidays.