PEDIATRICS

As a pediatrician in Broward, Dr. Mejia-Carvajal offers a wide range of services to her patients. From newborn care to chronic care management, she supports her patients and their families in any way she can. The office also offers telemedicine services when able to accomodate busy schedules and better care for patients when they can’t make it to the office. Learn about the specific services provided below, and request an appointment online or by calling the office.

Pediatrics

Services provided, but not limited to:

  • Telemedicine
  • Vision Screenings
  • Hearing screening
  • Dietary counseling
  • Milestones screenings
  • Preventive medicine
  • Care of Chronic Disease
  • Acute sick visit
  • Well Child Care
  • Teen Health
  • Behavior Evaluations
  • Prenatal Counseling
  • Breastfeeding Consultation
  • Anticipatory Guidance
  • Immunizations
  • Stiches removal
  • ADHD Management
  • School and Sport Physicals
  • Pre-Surgical Examination
  • Asthma Management
  • Allergy Management

Having a baby is an exciting and nerve-racking time in your life! I am happy to offer a complimentary prenatal consult to make sure that our practice is right for your family. After the birth of your baby, I will follow up within 1-2 days after discharge home or sooner. Our newborn services are exceptional, providing parent support for all things baby such as feeding issues, weight checks, medical issues, etc.

These are your routine checkups so your child can develop optimal physical, mental, and social health. During these visits, we will track your child’s growth and development, address any concerns or questions you may have, fill out any school or sports physical forms if needed, and administer vaccines. Our practice follows the schedule by The American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations:

  • 2-5 days after birth
  • 2 weeks (for weight check)
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 3 months
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months
  • 15 months
  • 18 months
  • 2 years
  • 2.5 years
  • 3 years and annually thereafter

These are your appointments when your little one isn’t feeling well and needs to be evaluated by the doctor. These include minor medical issues such as ear pain, fevers, skin rashes as well as more urgent issues like trouble breathing, prolonged vomiting/diarrhea, etc.

For less severe sick visits, it might be feasible to do a telehealth visit. All of our telehealth software is HIPAA compliant.

Our practice is happy to care for your child with chronic medical or psychosocial conditions such as ADHD, autism, asthma, obesity, and so many more… I will look at your child as a whole and help you coordinate care with any and all other medical professionals if needed. In my experience of children with multiple or complex chronic conditions, a team approach is always best!

Sometimes, children get sicker than can be handled safely at home and need to be hospitalized. Your child will be cared for by the pediatric hospitalist team who are pediatricians that specialize in hospital-based care and are available 24/7 in the hospital. I am confident that your child will be well taken care of. If for some reason your child is hospitalized without our knowledge, please have the hospital staff call us so I can effectively advocate for them.

Vaccines have had a tremendous, positive impact on the health of our children and communities. They are also the subject of great controversy and concern. Currently Our practice believes that all children should receive the recommended vaccines according to the guidelines provided by the AAP and the CDC. Vaccines are safe and effective in preventing diseases and health complications in children and young adults. Regular vaccinations help children ward off infections, and are administered as one of the safest and best methods of disease prevention. We are happy to discuss your concerns about vaccines at your child’s next visit. It is important to us to work as a collaborator with our patients and families, to listen to them, and respect their decisions. We want our parents to feel empowered and comfortable with the choices they make for their children. If you choose not to give vaccinations, we will respect your decision and strive to offer you adequate educational resources to help you make the best decision you can for your children. We are happy to discuss your concerns about vaccines at your child’s next visit

We offer routine lab testing and procedures to help with diagnosis and/or treatment. The following are some of our offerings: strep test, urinalysis, pregnancy test, glucose test, pulse oximeter, vision screen, developmental screens, chemical cauterization of umbilical granulomas, nebulizer breathing treatment.

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