General Pediatrics

General Pediatrics - WellHealth Medical Associates - Pediatrician-Treating-Child-with-Bandage-in-Hospital-Clinic-Hz-000028121000_SmallThe family medicine and pediatric care physicians at WellHealth Medical Center are highly trained and experienced in child care, from infants to teenagers, and the unique and complex medical issues that present themselves throughout a child’s growth and development.

 

Our compassionate and friendly staff and physicians are committed to providing accurate and dependable care in a relaxing and supportive environment.


Acne Care

Dealing with acne can be difficult for an adolescent. It can damage self-esteem, causing a ripple effect that can influence many aspects of life. Luckily, advancements in acne treatments can help teenagers and adolescents safely reduce and eliminate acne. When you meet with a pediatric physician at WellHealth Medical Center, we will make a highly educated assessment in order to determine the most effective course of treatment.


Same Day Sick Visits

If you have a child suffering from a sudden illness, such as the flu, an ear infection, respiratory problems, or otherwise, visit WellHealth Medical Center today. Acute illnesses can be painful and can lead to more serious problems if not immediately treated. That’s why we’re committed to providing quick and accurate walk-in urgent care services for broken bones, flu symptoms, colds, infections, burns, wounds, and more! For extended weekday and weekend hours, please visit our sister location - Urgent Care of Farmington Hills - for immediate care.


ADHD

Is your child performing poorly in school, seems easily distracted, or is prone to emotional outbursts? These are all symptoms of a common disorder known as Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, or ADHD. At WellHealth Medical Center, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment children, adolescents, and teenagers who may by suffering from ADHD. Contact us today to schedule an assessment for your child and start them on the path to a happy, fulfilling future!


Adolescent Issues

The complex and rapid transition from a child to adult can pose numerous emotional and physical challenges in adolescents. The physicians at WellHealth Medical Center are experienced in identifying and treating a wide variety of issues that commonly present themselves in adolescents. We approach the treatment of these issues sympathetically, placing the utmost importance on the child’s wellbeing and self-esteem.


Asthma

Children who routinely experience recurring coughs, chest pain, shortness of breath, or wheezing may be suffering from one or more forms of asthma, which left untreated can lead to more serious health problems. Don’t let your child get left behind – schedule an appointment at WellHealth Medical Center today. We have the training and experience needed to determine if your child has asthma, determine the underlying cause, and develop an effective treatment plan that will help your child breathe easier.


General Pediatrics - WellHealth Medical Associates - Mother-sitting-with-son-(1011)-while-doctor-examining-his-throa-000015436056_SmallChronic Disease Management

We manage most commonly encountered chronic diseases in childhood including, but not limited to Asthma, Diabetes, childhood Obesity and Anemia just to name a few.

Diabetes is an increasingly prevalent chronic disease that can appear in young children. The symptoms can be hard to recognize, so it’s important to know the five primary warning signs:

  1. An increase in thirst or urination.
  2. Lethargy or lack of energy.
  3. Increased appetite with sudden or unexplained weight loss.
  4. Vision changes.
  5. A fruity odor on the breath.

If your child has been diagnosed with diabetes, or you are concerned that your child may be suffering from undiagnosed diabetes, it’s important that you visit a physician experienced in child-onset diabetes diagnosis and treatment. WellHealth Medical Center specializes in both type-1 and type-2 diabetes prevention, diagnosis, and treatment – contact us today to schedule screening.


Obesity

Childhood obesity is a serious problem that can lead to a lifetime of medical complications. If you’re having difficulty managing your child’s weight, we offer medically assisted weight loss services which, combined with physician-guided diet and exercise, can help your child regain their confidence and health. Our experienced physicians can assess your child’s overall weight in relation to their age and growth pattern in order to develop an effective treatment plan.


Specialist Referrals

Many specialists, as well as insurance companies and HMO’s, require a physician referral in order to schedule a visit. At WellHealth Medical Center, we will be happy to discuss with you your need to visit a specialist and help determine the right specialists based on your medical history and symptoms. Contact us for more information about specialist referrals, or to schedule a visit today!


Work/School/Preventative Annual Physical Exams

Childhood is a complex time of rapid change and growth, and regular exam and checkups are essential for ensuring healthy development. Even if your child appears perfectly healthy and normal, well-child exams are important for exploring ways to improve care and prevent common problems. These preventative health care visits cover a variety of general wellness subjects and are great not only for the children, but for first time parents and parents who have questions about child care.

For comprehensive pediatric care from West Bloomfield, MI’s leading medical care providers, contact WellHealth Medical Center today to schedule a visit.