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Why Seek General Pediatrics Care at Children’s Hospital of Michigan?

Children’s Hospital of Michigan treats the most children for inpatient pediatric care in the state of Michigan.

The Division of General Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan treats children from newborn to 21 years of age. In addition to providing parent education, immunizations and well child check-ups, pediatricians on staff see patients for a variety of acute and chronic illnesses. This is often the first stop for patients requiring a diagnosis and treatment, or a referral to a specialist if necessary.

In addition, primary care specialists on staff evaluate and treat attention deficit disorder, developmental delays, special needs and maltreatment. A Lead Treatment Clinic is also offered through the department. The department offers a training site for medical assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, medical students and pediatric residents. The staff participates in local, state and federal advocacy endeavors in order to ensure the continuation of quality service for patients and families and serves as a key site for Michigan's largest pediatrician training program.

Pediatric Services and Innovations

As the premiere Family Centered Medical Home for the pediatric population in the city of Detroit and surrounding communities, the General Pediatrics Clinic at the Children's Hospital of Michigan provides primary care and preventive health maintenance for patients from newborn to 21 years of age. The clinic also has a deep commitment to the education of pediatricians-in-training to ensure their successful practice in the community upon completion of their residency.

As the Family Centered Medical Home, the General Pediatrics Clinic at Children's Hospital provides the following services:

  • Primary Care – Prevention and Continuity
  • Acute and Urgent Care
  • Special Needs including:
    • Adolescent/Adult Transition Clinic
    • Correction Care
    • Foster Care
    • Immigrant Care
    • International Travel
    • Medically Challenged
    • Mental Impairment
    • Psychiatric Impairment
    • School Problems
  • Chronic Diseases Management and Family Centered Education including:
    • ADHD
    • Asthma
    • Behavior Disorders
    • Complimentary Alternative Medicine
    • Dermatology
    • Diabetes
    • Eating Disorders
    • GERD
    • HIV
    • Hypertension
    • Lead Clinic
    • Obesity
    • Seizures

Pediatric Conditions and Treatments

  • Abrasions
  • Acne
  • Adolescent Female Puberty
  • Adolescent Health Problems
  • AIDS and HIV
  • Allergies
  • Amenorrhea in Teens
  • Anemia
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bites
  • Breastfeeding Difficulties
  • Breathing Problems
  • Common Childhood External Ear Problems
  • Common Childhood Digestive Problems
  • Common Skin Disorders
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Ear Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Flu
  • Flu H1N1
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Growth Problems
  • Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Immune Disorders
  • Jaundice
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Lung Disorders/apnea of prematurity
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Newborn Complications
  • Obesity
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy/Poison Oak
  • Puberty
  • RSV
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases in adolescents
  • Sinusitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Substance Abuse
  • Warts

If you are not an existing patient or require an appointment in another specialty service click here or call (313) 745-KIDS.

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