Medical Specialties

General Pediatrics

General Pediatrics Clinic at Phoenix Children's HospitalThe General Pediatric Clinic at Phoenix Children's Hospital is on the second floor of the Ambulatory Building. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff of physicians, residents and nurses offer a variety of services for infants, children, and adolescents.

General Pediatrics Services

  • Circumcision
  • Ingrown toenail removal
  • Incision and drainage of abscess
  • Suture/laceration, suture removal
  • Obtain Specimens for laboratory tests
  • Tympanogram
  • Preventive Care
  • Well baby check-ups
  • Parent Counseling
  • Acute Illness Care
  • Care of patients with chronic illnesses
  • Normal newborns/Newborn exams in house
  • General inpatients care and support of Pediatric sub-specialty patients
  • Child abuse consultations
  • Immunization
  • Vision and hearing screening
  • Allergy shots
  • Urinalysis (dipstick)
  • Hemoglobin and accu-check determination
  • Vital sign measurements
  • Patient and family education
  • SVN asthma treatments
  • IV Hydration
  • Case management
  • Clinical trials coordinator

General Pediatrics at Phoenix Children's Hospital

If your child needs a pediatric specialist, our general pediatricians will be able to refer your child to full array of sub-specialists located right here at Phoenix Children's Hospital.

The General Pediatric Clinic accepts most major private health insurance plans and is a primary care provider for children enrolled in the Arizona Physicians IPA (APIPA) and Health Choice plans through the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).

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Specialty Clinics and Programs

  • The KidsLink Hospitalist service, the most established hospitalist program in the Valley, assists physicians who desire assistance in covering their hospitalized patients.
  • The Bill Holt Clinic is Arizona's only complete pediatric HIV program and is in a unique position to provide comprehensive family centered care for patients affected by HIV.  Clinic staff is actively engaged in research, including six current studies in HIV in cooperation with the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group (PACTG).
  • The Teen Clinic at Phoenix Children's Hospital provides expert evaluation and medical treatment for adolescents and young adults with common and complex medical problems. On both an inpatient and outpatient basis, physicians work collabora­tively with a team of mental health professionals, social workers, nurses and nutritionists to meet the adolescent health care needs.
  • The clinic for Children with Special Health Care Needs is designed to provide coordinated, comprehensive primary care for children with chronic medical conditions.  
  • The Adolescent Transition Clinic addresses the specific needs of youth with special healthcare needs (YSHCN). The clinic provides both medical care and social services as the patient transitions from pediatric to adult care. A social worker with experience in these areas works with the team to make the transition seamless.. 

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