Dear Parents and Caregivers of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine Newborns- In September of 2017 our providers stopped rounding on babies born at Baystate Medical Center. While we may no longer be seeing you at Baystate Medical Center in the first few days after your delivery, please be assured that you and your newborn will continue to
CIGNA Patients: Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine WILL continue to care for all patients with CIGNA insurance without interruption. An INACCURATE mailing was sent out stating we no longer take CIGNA. We are not certain how this mailing was initiated.
WEEKEND & HOLIDAY URGENT CARE VISITS Why go to an urgent care clinic when your child’s pediatric office can see your child any day of the year? OUR DOCTORS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE WILBRAHAM OFFICE ONLY, EVERY SATURDAY, SUNDAY and HOLIDAY MORNING TO CARE FOR YOUR SICK OR INJURED CHILD. PLEASE CALL 413-599-1201 BETWEEN 8:30
Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine is now on Facebook. Please visit & like our page: https://www.facebook.com/PAMCares1/
Safety is always a top priority!!! Secure your child in a child safety seat or booster seat until at least age 8 as required by law. Teens and adults should always wear seatbelts as well. Protect your child’s skin with sunscreen…over 30 SPF is recommended. Reapply if swimming or sweating. Remember every sunburn doubles your
Every month PAM has a “dress down” day to support a charity important to a member of our office. This month we are supporting Christina’s House in Springfield which “provides housing, emotional, spiritual, and physical support and education for women and children as they transition from homelessness to permanent, stable living environments”. Wednesday, July 27
Eligibility for $1000 scholarship: graduating senior who is a patient of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Selection Factors: Academic Achievement, Community Service, Character, Leadership, Intention to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university with study in a field of science or medicine. The scholarship and award will be granted directly to the student to help defray
Please make sure your child is immunized for measles. This is an extremely contagious life-threatening viral illness and there are confirmed cases in the US. These vaccines are safe and do not cause autism.
WE ARE NOW SEEING PATIENTS UP TO AGE 21 FOR PHYSICAL EXAMS AND SICK VISITS (SOME EXCEPTIONS MAY APPLY FOR CERTAIN HEALTH CONDITIONS) Please call the office at 599-1201 for details.
Opiate Dependence Therapy is available by Dr. Kim Dewey a certified provider for opiate addiction therapy. Opiates are medications such as Oxycontin or other prescription painkillers that are unfortunately widely available and highly addictive. Please call the Belchertown office, (413) 323-1155, for information or to schedule an appointment.