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By: Jane A.
Boys & Girls Pediatrics
My oldest child is 23,my youngest child is 12.We've been going to B & G's for a very long time.The receptionist have always been polite & helpful.The wait time is about average,same as every other doctor office I've been to.I prefer Dr Kimball to any other but all the doctors in the practice is good.I recommend B & G's to anyone who wants a good pediatrician.
By: terraleighannyates
Pediatric Endocrinology
Dr.Schmitt is a very good doctor my two year old daughter had a lazy eye and she had to have surgery and still.has to wear a patch for two hours a day and her eye looks a hundred times better...I can't tell that it lazy anymore and the olny one who can tell is Dr.Schmitt...I would recommend them to anyone...
Tips & Advices
A child should see his or her pediatrician frequently during the first few years. Once the child reaches age 3, parents should schedule a doctor's visit at least once per year. Before that, however, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests parents arrange visits according to the following schedule:
  • 2 to 5 days old
  • 1 month old
  • 4 months old
  • 6 months old
  • 9 months old
  • 12 months old
  • 15 months old
  • 24 months old (2 years)
  • 30 months old (2.5 years)
No, parents should call 911, an emergency physician, or a pediatric emergency physician if a child suffers an acute illness or injuries. Doctors in these fields are more qualified than pediatricians to handle emergency situations.
A well-visit is a routine visit with a pediatrician to track a child's development, discuss medical or emotional concerns, and receive immunizations and medical advice.
Yes, pediatricians provide immunizations for infants and children up through 21 years.
No, pediatricians do not have to be board certified.They're only required to have a state license. However, certification indicates a dedication to studying pediatrics beyond the requirements.

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