OUR DOCTORS SPECIALIZE IN CHILDREN'S HEALTH

Pediatric Services

Pediatricians are trained in children’s health and only see children in their practice. Therefore, they have a lot of experience in recognizing and treating childhood illnesses. That’s why you’ll want to bring your child to one of our pediatricians.

To treat your child, our pediatricians will:

  • Do physical exams
  • Give your child vaccinations
  • Make sure she/he meets milestones in growth, behavior, and skills
  • Diagnose and treat your child's illnesses, infections, injuries, and other health problems
  • Give you information about your child's health, safety, nutrition, and fitness needs
  • Answer your questions about your little one's growth and development
  • Refer you to specialists if she/he thinks your child needs specialist care
  • Direct onsite referral to University of Michigan – Michigan Medicine
  • Pediatric Urology clinic at Hamilton for children requiring urologic care

Well Child/Well Check Appointments

Though a doctor is usually the first person to call when your child is sick, it’s important to visit the doctor for preventative care beginning at birth through puberty and on into young adulthood. Pediatricians will want to see your children more often from birth to age 2 and then once a year from 2 to 5 for "well-child visits." After age 5, your pediatrician will see your child every year for annual checkups.

A Well Child visit is also when your child can receive his/her vaccines that are due, plus the doctor will evaluate your child’s vision, hearing, heart, along with weight and height. This is a great time to develop a relationship with the doctor for both you and your child, as seeing the doctor when you child is feeling well makes it easier to see the doctor when your child is feeling ill.

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WHAT HAMILTON IS DOING TO

PROTECT OUR PATIENTS

Our facility is prepared for the possible arrival of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We are committed to keeping patients safe and are taking the following steps to reduce the risk of COVID-19 in our patients and staff.

PATIENT SYMPTOM MONITORING

We are prepared to quickly identify and separate patients and families with symptoms of COVID-19. All patients and visitors will be screened upon entry to the facility and instructed to continue wearing a mask.

LIMITING VISITORS

We are restricting visitor access to only those who are essential for the patient's care. Visitors will be screened for fever and symptoms of COVID-19 prior to entry. Visitors will be asked to wear their cloth face covering and limit their movement in the facility.

STAFF SYMPTOM MONITORING

We are monitoring all staff for symptoms of COVID-19. We are instructing staff who have symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., fever, cough. shortness of breath) to stay home and not come to work.

CLEANING EFFORTS

We are continuing our routine cleaning and disinfection procedures as these procedures are recommended for protecting patients from COVID-19 in health centers. Any surface, supplies, or equipment located within the patient area will continue to be disinfected or discarded between patients.

EXTRA STAFF TRAINING

We are providing extra training for staff about the importance of hand hygiene, face masks, respiratory hygiene, proper use of PPE, cough etiquette and cleaning protocols.

ENCOURAGING QUESTIONS

We are encouraging patients and staff to share all questions and concerns related to COVID-19. Don't be afraid to use your voice. It is okay to ask staff questions about treatment changes and ways to protect yourself and your family.