Jefferson University Hospitals

General Pediatrics

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General Pediatrics

For comprehensive primary care of your child from birth through adolescence, rely on the pediatricians from Nemours Children’s Health in Center City Philadelphia and other locations around the Delaware Valley. 

Regular visits to a general pediatrician are an important part of your child's health, development and well-being.

Pediatric Primary Care Services

Our board-certified pediatricians are dedicated to helping you maintain the health of your child by providing:

  • Immunizations
  • Well-child checkups
  • Vision and hearing screenings
  • Sick child care
  • Patient education and preventative medicine
  • A 24-hour medical advice hotline for parents

Common Signs, Symptoms & Illnesses in Children

In addition to providing well-child and preventive care, we evaluate and treat children with a variety of routine illnesses and conditions, including:

  • Abdominal pain (stomach aches)
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety/depression
  • Asthma
  • Behavior Problems
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Colic
  • Common cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough (including croup & whooping cough)
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear infections
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Head lice
  • Headaches

  • Pinkeye
  • Pneumonia
  • Sinus infections
  • Skin rashes
  • Strep throat
  • Teething
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Choosing a Pediatrician When Pregnant

If you are pregnant, you will want to choose a pediatrician in the final months of your pregnancy so that you can schedule appointments for your baby after delivery. Our pediatricians will guide you on what to expect as your child grows, including information about developmental milestones, behavior, nutrition and injury prevention.

Make an Appointment

Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) to make an appointment or find out more about pediatric primary care.