Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent Medicine

Overview

Patients are seen by referral only. We work closely with the primary care physician as well as other subspecialty pediatricians when required. Adolescents must be referred with a specific condition, such as the following:

  • Female gynecologic evaluation and treatment for:
    • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
    • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
    • Menstrual abnormalities
    • Reproductive counseling
    • Contraceptive initiation
  • Male STIs and genitourinary problems
  • Nutritional concerns
  • Evaluation of weight loss
  • AcneChronic fatigue
  • Female athlete triad
    • no or irregular period
    • osteopenia
    • disordered eating
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Depression, anxiety and substance abuse

 

Educational Activities

The Division will provide Pediatric Lectures, mentorship for the pediatric residents, and clinical instruction for rotations of residents and 3rd year medical students.