Adolescent medicine or hebiatrics is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of patients who are in the adolescent period of development, generally ranging from the last years of elementary school until graduation from high school.
Adolescent Medicine is our specialty in caring for young people 10 to 21 years of age. Our comprehensive Adolescent Medicine team is expert in attending to the physical, emotional and social needs of people from puberty through young adulthood, and provides consultation, diagnosis, and treatment for health issues that commonly arise during these years.
As a Result Adolescent Medicine is important as your child becomes older, his or her health needs change. At Emed Pediatrics of Jacksonville, our doctors and staff are highly trained in adolescent medicine. In addition, we even offer exam rooms specifically for adolescents and young adults.
Because it’s important for teens to discuss sensitive health issues, and our pediatricians provide a safe, comfortable environment for your pre-teen, teenager, or young adult to and receive advice and treatment appropriate for his or her specific age group.