When you have a baby, you want them to grow up with the highest quality of care and resources available to meet their needs. One of the best ways to ensure your infant or child gets the best start in life is to ensure they receive high-quality medical care with a pediatrician dedicated to working with children and adolescents.
At Valencia Pediatrics in Victorville, California, board-certified pediatrician Rainilda Valencia, MD, Micaela Marin-Tucker, PA-C, and Megan Reynolds, C-PNP, are dedicated to the healthy development of young people up to age 21. Keep reading to learn more about pediatric care and what it can offer your child.
What is pediatric care?
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine dedicated to working with children. Your child begins seeing a pediatrician at birth and continues until turning 21.
Our pediatric team specializes in monitoring the healthy growth and development of babies, children, and adolescents. This includes monitoring your child to ensure they’re developing properly, helping prevent your child from developing health issues, and diagnosing and treating any conditions that arise.
Why should my child see a pediatrician?
Practitioners who specialize in pediatrics are uniquely experienced in the ways children develop physically, as well as emotionally and socially. Our team at Valencia Pediatrics is trained and highly skilled in child and adolescent medicine.
This means our practitioners excel at knowing how to communicate with your child at any age and how to help them feel comfortable when they receive medical care. We’re also highly adept at monitoring your child’s development and quickly picking up any illnesses or developmental concerns that arise.
What pediatric care offers children
Our pediatric team offers a number of services dedicated to children. When your child sees our clinicians at Valencia Pediatrics, here’s the type of care you can expect.
Monitoring your healthy child’s development
Children grow and change quickly, especially during their earliest years of life. Our team is here to ensure your child stays as healthy as possible and to step in quickly with a plan if we notice any concerns with your child’s health and development.
Our team monitors your healthy child with well-child exams, and until age 5, developmental screenings. These visits also give you the opportunity to ask questions about your child’s development, learn how to help them live a healthy lifestyle, and find out more about your child’s changing needs as they grow older.
Sick care and visits
Whether it’s an acute illness, chronic condition, or developmental need, our team is here to quickly diagnose your child and develop a treatment plan. This includes referring your child to specialist care or the hospital when needed.
Staying on top of your child’s pediatric visits ensures they get all of their vaccinations on schedule. This prevents your child from contracting a number of dangerous illnesses.
Collaborating with other providers
Our team is trained and skilled at working with your child’s school and other care providers to ensure they get the care they need. This means we help your child have access to the medical or developmental care they need and complete requirements such as sports physicals, where we confirm your child is healthy enough to play sports.
A comfortable environment for you and your child
Our environment at Valencia Pediatrics is ideal for children and parents. Our waiting rooms offer separate well and sick child areas, comfortable facilities, televisions, and high-speed Internet.
Our team works hard to see your child when it’s convenient for your family and to make sure your wait times for visits are brief. During your child’s individualized visit, our team makes them feel as comfortable and reassured as possible and also offers you a supportive space.
If you’re looking for experienced, compassionate, and responsive medical care providers for your child, our team at Valencia Pediatrics is here for you. Call our office today at 442-204-0019 to schedule your child’s visit.