Specialty Care for Northern Michigan's
Infants, Children, and Adolescents.

Pediatrician - Traverse City
3537 W. Front Street, Ste. G
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-935-8822

fax: (231) 935-8837

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Choosing a pediatrician is an important and personal decision and we want you to feel at ease with the care you and your child will receive.

 
 
 




Allergies & Asthma
The American Academy of Pediatrics section on Allergies, Asthma & Immunology

Insect Repellants & Sunscreen
Information on the appropriate use of these products.

Cholesterol Screening

The American Academy of Pediatrics endorsed these recommendations regarding cardiovascular health in children.

PH Quality Award2012 - 2016 Award Recipient for "superior performance, clinical quality measures and patient satisfaction based on national standards and solid, evidence-based medicine"

We are proud to be your certified
Patient-Centered Medical Home!!

Visit Schedule ("Well Child")

The American Academy of Pediatrics developed a set of comprehensive health supervision guidelines for well-child care, called Bright Futures, for pediatricians to follow. Visits can include physical measurements, patient history, sensory screenings, behavioral assessments, and planned procedures (immunizations, screenings and other tests) at the following intervals, suggesting by the AAP's Bright Futures:

Age
Visit Description
Tests / Labs

 Immunizations    
Birth (in hospital)
Physical Examination
Circumcision if desired
Newborn Screen
Hearing Screen

Hepatitis B #1
3-5 days
Brief Evaluation
Weight / Feeding Check
 

 

 

1 month
Physical Examination
 
Hepatitis B #2
2 months
Physical Examination
 
IPV #1
Hib #1
DTaP #1
PCV-13 #1
Rotateq #1
4 months
Physical Examination
 
IPV #2
Hib #2
DTaP #2
PCV-13 #2
Rotateq #2
6 months
Physical Examination
 
IPV #3
Hib #3
DTaP #3
PCV-13 #3
Rotateq #3
Hepatitis B #3
9 months
Physical Examination
Hemoglobin (Anemia Screen)

 

 

12 months
Physical Examination
Lead Level Screen

MMR #1
Varicella  #1
Hepatitis A #1
PCV-13 #4
15 months
Physical Examination
 
DTaP #4
Hib #4
18 months
Physical Examination
Developmental Screening
 
Hepatitis A #2
24 months
Physical Examination
Lead Level Screen

 

 

30 months
Physical Examination
Developmental Screening
 

 

 

3, 4 years
Physical Examination
Urinalysis

 

 

5 years
Physical Examination
Hearing Screen
Vision Screen
Urinalysis

DTap #5
IPV #4
MMR #2
Varicella #2
6, 7, 8, 9, 10 years
Physical Examination (annually)
Urinalysis
Vision Screen

 

 

11 years
Physical Examination
Urinalysis
Vision Screen
Cholesterol Screening

Menactra
TdaP
HPV #1*
12 years and older
Physical Examination
Urinalysis
Vision Screen

 

 

 

DTaP

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis

TdaP

Tetanus, reduced Diphtheria, Pertussis

IPV

Poliovirus

MMR

Measles, Mumps, Rubella

Hib

Haemophilus influenza B

PCV-13

Pneumococcus bacteria

Menactra

Meningitis

Rotateq

Rotavirus

HPV

Human Papilloma Virus
*Series of 3 vaccinations:
#2 due two months after #1
#3 due six months after #1

Pentacel

DTaP, IPV, Hib combination

Varicella
Chickenpox vaccine

 

 

 


 

 

Questions or Comments?
     ** Please note that we cannot address clinical questions about your child's health in this format.

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Grand Traverse Children's Clinic
3537 W. Front Street, Ste. G
Traverse City, MI 49684