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Pediatrics Specialist

Primary Care Practice, Women's Wellness & Family Care in Colorado Springs, CO

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Pediatrics services offered in Colorado Springs, CO

If you’re looking for exceptional medical care for your child, look no further than Colorado Springs Family Practice in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The skilled medical team offers comprehensive pediatrics services for babies, kids, and teenagers of all ages. Call the office or use the online booking tool today to schedule a sick visit, wellness checkup, or physical exam for your child.

Pediatrics Q & A

What is pediatrics?

Pediatric care includes preventive medicine, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions many babies, kids, and teenagers face. The Colorado Springs Family Practice team also offers school and sports physicals for children. Taking advantage of the comprehensive pediatric services available at Colorado Springs Family Practice keeps kids of all ages healthy.

Which pediatrics services are available?

Some of the pediatric services available at Colorado Springs Family Practice include:

  • Disease screening
  • Physical exams
  • Sick visits
  • Wellness checkups
  • Vaccinations
  • Wound care 
  • Minor procedures
  • On-site labs
  • On-site imaging procedures
  • Developmental screenings

Colorado Springs Family Practice uses the latest advances in technology and procedures to ensure your children receive the exceptional care they deserve in a friendly, welcoming environment. 

What should I expect during pediatrics visits?

During pediatrics visits at Colorado Springs Family Practice, compassionate specialists welcome your child and offer:

Vital signs check

Your child’s provider assesses their height, weight, body mass index (BMI), head circumference in babies and young kids, and growth patterns. They also check their pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs.

Medical history review

The Colorado Springs Family Practice team asks about your child’s medical history, medication or dietary supplement regimen, lifestyle habits, symptoms, and more during a medical history review. 

Physical exams

A pediatric specialist evaluates your child’s overall health and wellness during a comprehensive physical exam. They check their eyes, ears, throat, breathing, heartbeat, reflexes, neck, abdomen, and more to detect or rule out possible medical problems. 

Diagnostic testing

Your Colorado Springs Family Practice provider offers diagnostic testing, if needed, to check for illnesses, diseases, injuries, or other medical conditions. They provide on-site lab testing, X-rays, other imaging procedures, and more.

Treatment

If your child needs treatment for any reason, the Colorado Springs Family Practice team is here for them. They offer medication prescriptions, lifestyle-change counseling, minor procedures, and specialist referrals. They also provide vaccinations and birth control for teenagers.

How often should I schedule a pediatrics care appointment?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children attend wellness checkups when they turn:

  • 3-5 days old
  • 1, 2, 4, 6, and 9 months old
  • 12, 15, and 18 months old
  • 2, 2 and a half, and 3 years old
  • Every year after age 3

You can also book an appointment with the Colorado Springs Family Practice team if your child gets ill, experiences new or unusual symptoms, or needs a physical for school or sports.

To schedule your child’s next pediatrics care visit at Colorado Springs Family Practice, call the office or use the online booking tool today.

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