pediatrician Sandusky Ohio

Pediatrician in Sandusky, Ohio and Nearby

As a parent, you hate to see your child not feeling well. You yearn to see your child grow up strong, healthy and vibrant. That’s what we want for your child, too. And in wanting this, our pediatricians in Sandusky, Ohio and nearby understand your child’s health needs can’t be lumped into a group with adults – children deserve a special focus and attention because they have unique health needs.

Think about some of those differences. For example, how your child metabolizes medications differently than you do; how they require different treatments for health problems or an altered approach to surgical techniques; or even how they seek out mental, emotional and physical care.

It takes a doctor focused solely on the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to young adulthood to address these differences. Pediatric care covers a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. And it’s not just physical health a pediatrician is concerned with – they also deal with biological, social and environmental influences on developing children.

Pediatric Care & Treatment from the Moment your Child is Born

Just like it’s important for adults to have a primary care physician to turn to for health reasons, it’s crucial that babies have a pediatrician from the moment they enter this world. That’s why our Firelands Physician Group pediatrician is here for your child from infancy to young adulthood. In addition, our pediatrics practice has achieved Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home status with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This means we provide a healthcare setting designed to improve coordination of care between patients, their primary care physicians and, when appropriate, the patients’ families.

Our pediatric services include:

  • A caring, child-friendly environment and staff
  • Annual exams, including vision and hearing
  • Behavioral screenings (ADHD evaluations)
  • Diagnosis and management of general medical, developmental and social health issues from infancy to young adulthood
  • Flu, strep and RSV testing
  • Immunizations
  • Iron and lead screening
  • Preventive care, such as developmental milestone pediatric services and assessments
  • Same day appointments
  • Well baby and sick care

Firelands Regional Medical Center also offers pediatric clinics on a regular basis, covering the following specialty areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedics
  • Physiatry
  • Pulmonology

Visit the Firelands Regional Medical Center calendar for more information on upcoming pediatric clinics.

Here Whenever Your Child Needs Us

If you need us after hours, we have an on-call service with a direct line to talk to a physician. Call 419-625-4995.

From belly aches or earaches to scrapes or minor burns, sometimes your child may need a doctor when the doctor’s not in. In those instances, Firelands Physician Group’s urgent care can provide diagnosis and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries, such as:

  • Asthma and wheezing
  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Ear infections
  • Eye infections
  • Insect bites and rashes
  • Minor lacerations
  • Respiratory infections
  • Sports injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Urinary tract infections
  • And more

We have three urgent care locations: Clyde, Sandusky and Vermilion. Appointments are not required, but you can reduce your wait time by scheduling an appointment online. Find more information about urgent care here.

As you examine pediatricians near you and their services, we will do our best to answer any questions you may have. Find the right pediatrician in Sandusky or nearby today.