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Pediatric Specialty Care

In addition to our primary care pediatricians, TBHC has a broad range of pediatric specialists to consult when a child may need a pediatrician who has a specialty in a particular area or system of the body. These specialists work with our primary care pediatricians or referring pediatricians when necessary, including in:

Cardiology (heart), which provides comprehensive care to pediatric patients of all ages from the fetus to adolescents. Our cardiologists handle a variety of complaints from murmur and chest pain to arrhythmia and congenital heart disease. Testing includes:

  • Fetal echocardiogram
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • 24-hour Holter monitoring
  • Treadmill exercise testing

For more information, please call 718-250-6919.

Dentistry, services include fillings, sealants, braces, surgery for tumors, deformities, fractures, trauma of the jaw and facial bones, and cleft lip and palate, as well as care for children with disabilities.

Developmental and behavioral pediatrics, which assesses attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, depression, and common behavioral problems, such as temper tantrums, sleep disorders, feeding problems and toileting issues. For more information, please call 1-833-TBHC-NOW (833-824-2669).

Endocrinology, which provides care for hormonal disorders such as diabetes, growth, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, puberty, calcium and bone disorders. Diabetes care encompasses both type 1 and 2 diabetes and includes managing the care of pediatric patients using an insulin pump. For more information, please call 718-250-8017.

Gastroenterology, which consults on patients with the full spectrum of gastrointestinal, hepatic and nutritional disorders and works closely with the pediatric nutritionist. For more information, please call 718-250-6277.

Genetics, which provides diagnosis, management, testing and genetic counseling for genetic and chromosomal disorders. In addition, there are genetic counselors and the prenatal genetic counseling program in Reproductive Genetics.

Hematology and Oncology, which provides a variety of service for blood disorders, including an infusion center, as well as the diagnosis of pediatric cancers. Our specialists also work with the oncology department at Mount Sinai Hospital for the management of our pediatric cancer patients. Additionally, TBHC treats many sickle cell patients with a broad range of services. For more information, please call 718-250-6074.

Nephrology, which provides care for the entire spectrum of kidney disease and hypertension from newborns to young adults. The Pediatric Lupus Center works closely with the pediatric rheumatology section to better care for patients with this disorder. For more information, please call 718-250-6911.

Neurology, which covers all issues from seizures, headache, developmental delays, tics and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to childhood strokes and the neurocognitive issues related to sickle cell disease. Electrical brain activity tests (EEG and VEEG) are available and read by an epileptologist, a neurologist who specializes in the treatment of epilepsy. For more information, please call 718-250-8450.

Nutrition, which provides medical nutrition therapy at both the Children’s Health Center and the Pediatric Specialty Clinic, and includes nutritional assessment, counseling and education to children with nutrition-related medical problems, including obesity, underweight, diabetes, prediabetes, hyperlipidemia, fatty liver, celiac disease, multiple food allergies, seizures, and other nutritional-related diseases and conditions. For more information, please call 1-833-TBHC-NOW (833-824-2669).

Pulmonary, which focuses mainly on asthma, but also provides a full range of diagnostic services. For more information, please call 718-250-8432.

Rheumatology, which provides evaluation for children with joint and other pain syndromes, as well as rheumatologic and autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), juvenile dermatomyositis, scleroderma, mixed connective tissue disorder, vasculitis and fibromyalgia, among others. The Pediatric Lupus Center works closely with the pediatric nephrology section to better care for patients with this disorder. For more information, please call 718-250-6911.

Surgery, specialists in pediatric surgery are available. For more information, please call 1-833-TBHC-NOW (833-824-2669).

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