At Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, you have options when choosing your child’s doctor.
Pediatricians have special training to care for kids from birth to early adulthood. They emphasize prevention and follow the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for developmental and growth assessments and providing specialized care.
Family medicine physicians have specialty education in comprehensive health care and can treat every member of your family. Like pediatricians, they provide developmental assessment and follow the same national guidelines.
All of these providers are affiliated with Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital.
Experienced, compassionate children’s doctors
Children aren’t adults in smaller bodies. They have unique needs. Our pediatrics providers have extra training to meet those needs. We build prevention-focused relationships that last throughout childhood. Your child’s pediatrician or family medicine provider is available throughout the year for:
- Annual well-child visits, ensuring your child meets necessary developmental milestones
- Sports and camp physicals
- Nutrition guidance
- Sick visits and illness
- Answering any questions related to your child’s health
Convenient access to children’s clinics
Comprehensive children’s care is available throughout the region. We provide primary care in child-friendly settings close to work or home.
Many of our practices offer extended hours to make it easier for you to receive care for your child.
Children’s Hospital supports pediatricians and family medicine providers
Our pediatricians and family medicine providers have access to the vast resources of Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, from leading-edge technology and treatments to the support of providers in 30 pediatric subspecialties. We can deliver the exact type of care your child needs – when they need it.
Care for chronic children’s health concerns
Your child may experience a condition that needs ongoing attention, but not necessarily by a specialist. Our pediatricians and family medicine providers will provide care for chronic conditions that last from three months to a lifetime. We coordinate with subspecialists if or when extra support is necessary. Chronic conditions we treat include:
Pediatric providers deliver urgent care
If you need care for a minor illness but can’t access care at your child’s primary care office, we offer Children’s ExpressCARE. This is the only walk-in clinic in the region to focus solely on kids. No appointment is needed, and your child will receive care by specially trained pediatric clinicians in a kid-friendly space.
Pediatric pharmacists meet the unique needs of children
Our pediatricians and family medicine providers work closely with clinical pharmacists who have extra training to meet pediatric needs such as:
- Providing individualized dosing recommendations
- Evaluating the effectiveness of medication
- Helping with food-drug interactions
- Providing medication expertise for all children, including those with specialized needs