Scheduling regular well visits with skilled pediatrician Samuel Addo, MD, PhD, in Hamilton, New Jersey, is highly beneficial for your child. Wellness exams help your child stay healthy, grow and develop normally, and lower their risk of medical complications. Schedule your child’s next wellness exam at Samuel Boi Addo MD PC by phone or online today.
Pediatric wellness visits with Dr. Addo include preventive medicine, evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments for the common conditions that babies, kids, and teenagers might face. Attending routine well visits is the best way for Dr. Addo to find health problems before they become serious.
What are the benefits of pediatric well visits?
Some of the many benefits your child can expect from regular pediatric well visits with Dr. Addo include:
- Optimal growth and development
- Fewer illnesses and diseases
- Early disease detection
- Lowered risk of serious complications
- Top-quality care
- Comfortable, friendly environment
Dr. Addo has over 20 years of experience and is highly trained in pediatrics care. He offers comprehensive newborn care and sports physicals, making kids feel right at home in a welcoming atmosphere.
What should I expect during pediatric well visits?
During your child’s well visit, the friendly providers check their height, weight, body mass index (BMI), head circumference in babies, and growth pattern, as well as their pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs.
Dr. Addo reviews your child’s medical history, lifestyle habits, developmental milestones, psychological health, and medication and vitamin regimen with you. He evaluates their eyes, ears, throat, breathing, heartbeat, abdomen, reflexes, and more and offers vision and hearing evaluations when needed.
He answers questions or concerns you might have about your child’s health and well-being. Dr. Addo could recommend that they have urine and blood tests, asthma and allergy testing, heart-function tests, nasal swabs, and X-rays or other imaging procedures based on their risk factors.
If your child needs vaccinations, treatment for medical conditions, or specialist referrals, Dr. Addo offers these services.
How often should I schedule well visits for my child?
Schedule well visits for kids 3 and older every year to help them stay healthy. Babies and younger kids need more frequent wellness checkups to ensure that they grow and develop correctly. Follow Dr. Addo’s instructions regarding scheduling well visits for your child.
You can also make an appointment if they’re injured, become ill, or develop new or unusual symptoms.
To schedule your child’s next wellness visit at Samuel Boi Addo MD PC, call the office today or book an appointment online.