Selecting a Physician for your children

 

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Finding the Right Pediatrician for Your Family

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The benefit of seeing a pediatrician is that you are choosing a doctor whose training was focused on taking care of children. While both types of doctors must complete a three-year residency program after medical school, for a pediatrician, those three years are dedicated to the care of children. Choosing a doctor for your kids can be a daunting task for a new parent. There are so many questions to ask, and many parents want a doctor that supports their own beliefs with regards to things like feeding method and vaccines.

We were very blessed (and spoiled) with our first pediatrician. He was fantastic!To be a pediatrician, doctors attend 4 years of medical school and spend 3 years as medical residents in pediatrics.

They will see your child multiple times a year until age 2, and at least once a. Who do you choose? A pediatrician is the specialist most often associated with pediatric care, but there are other primary care providers that also specialize in caring for infants and children into adulthood. These include family medicine physicians, physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners. With a list of doctors in hand, call the office of each.

Explain that you are looking for a pediatrician for your child, and inquire about the doctor’s background and training, as well as general office procedures. If you are impressed with what you hear, arrange for an interview during which you can meet the doctor and ask some additional questions. Seattle Children’s can also help you find the right doctor for your child quickly and easily.

Seattle Children’s Doctor Finder is a free online service that allows you to search for primary care pediatricians or for pediatric specialists who are on the medical staff of Seattle Children’s Hospital. You can look for doctors by specialty, location, language or name. Choosing a pediatrician for your baby is no easy task.

After all, this doctor will help your little one through childhood vaccinations, nasty colds, and everything in between. But when should you. Choosing the right doctor for your baby is an important decision: You’ll be visiting the doctor’s office six times in the first year for routine well-baby visits alone. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the choice, but with a little homework and legwork, you should be able to find one you like and trust. When should I begin my search for a doctor?

Most plans require you to choose a primary care doctor (a doctor who will manage your overall care and refer you to specialists when needed). In addition, if you have a chronic or disabling. Learn about choose your doctor and change your doctor.

Get connected with Kaiser Permanente services. Download our KP Preventive Care app, and manage your family’s health. Know if a.

List of related literature:

Will your child have one specific doctor or nurse practitioner, or do patients in the practice see whichever doctor happens to be available?

“Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 8th Edition” by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
from Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care: 8th Edition
by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
Gallery Books, 2004

Will your child have one particular doctor, or do patients in the practice see whoever happens to be available?

“Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 9th Edition” by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
from Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care: 9th Edition
by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
Pocket Books, 2011

Third, in talking to the children, the doctor should try to elicit their views on decision making and their preferences for their mother’s care.

“Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians” by Bernard Lo
from Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians
by Bernard Lo
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

Most pediatricians have the best interests of children at heart.

“The Vaccine Guide: Risks and Benefits for Children and Adults” by Randall Neustaedter
from The Vaccine Guide: Risks and Benefits for Children and Adults
by Randall Neustaedter
North Atlantic Books, 2002

However, different pediatricians have different approaches, so you may want to interview several candidates before selecting the pediatrician who best suits your family’s particular preferences and needs.

“Caring for Your Baby and Young Child” by Steven P. Shelov
from Caring for Your Baby and Young Child
by Steven P. Shelov
Oxford University Press, 1997

However, if there are several physicians who practice pediatrics or family medicine and who serve a medical group in which the rest of your family belongs, you will be able to choose your child’s physician.

“Dr. Spock's The First Two Years: The Emotional and Physical Needs of Children from Birth to Age 2” by Benjamin Spock, Martin T. Stein
from Dr. Spock’s The First Two Years: The Emotional and Physical Needs of Children from Birth to Age 2
by Benjamin Spock, Martin T. Stein
Pocket Books, 2002

To those of you interested in becoming pediatricians, she recommended that you take into consideration what type of lifestyle and reward you want.

“On Becoming a Doctor: Everything You Need to Know about Medical School, Residency, Specialization, and Practice” by Tania Heller
from On Becoming a Doctor: Everything You Need to Know about Medical School, Residency, Specialization, and Practice
by Tania Heller
Sourcebooks, 2009

My children never had one doctor, because I never liked any of them, so every time they’d go I’d take them to a different doctor.

“Transitions Theory: Middle Range and Situation Specific Theories in Nursing Research and Practice” by Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS (hon), FAAN
from Transitions Theory: Middle Range and Situation Specific Theories in Nursing Research and Practice
by Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS (hon), FAAN
Springer Publishing Company, 2010

Dr. Robbins was pleased with my decision, on the one hand, but also disappointed that he wouldn’t have an adolescent specialist in another year.

“Polio” by Thomas M. Daniel, Frederick C. Robbins
from Polio
by Thomas M. Daniel, Frederick C. Robbins
University of Rochester Press, 1999

You can choose either a family practitioner or a pediatrician.

“Parenting For Dummies” by Sandra Hardin Gookin, Dan Gookin, May Jo Shaw, Tim Cavell
from Parenting For Dummies
by Sandra Hardin Gookin, Dan Gookin, et. al.
Wiley, 2011

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  • Wait… has has Hank gotten a PCP? I remember the DH&J episode where Hank confessed that he just went to a walk-in clinic for his care.

  • Also for females, the thing about your gyno often being able to work as a PCP is true in reverse as well: Your PCP can often serve as your gyno, at least for basic women’s health things. Many of them prescribe birth control, provide pelvic exams and pap smears, even insert IUDs! If you need something more complicated or pregnancy care specifically, a OBGYN is more what you want, but otherwise, a typical family medicine doctor can often meet the basic needs.