Adolescent Medical Care Specialist

BridgeSpan Medicine

Adolescent Medicine Physicians & Pediatricians located in Purchase, NY

The team at BridgeSpan Medicine offers comprehensive adolescent medical care at their offices in Purchase and Harrison, New York. The experienced physicians focus on the health needs of teens and young adults ages 15-21. They provide both preventive medical services, including routine examinations, as well as on-site diagnostic and treatment services for illness and disease. If you’re the parent of a teen or young adult and need a reliable health care provider, call BridgeSpan Medicine or request an appointment online today.

Adolescent Medical Care Q & A

What is adolescent medical care?

Adolescent medical care services focus on the unique needs of teens and young adults. The BridgeSpan Medicine team offers comprehensive general medical care and sick visits to address the health needs of those who are sick or living with a chronic condition.

In addition to on-site diagnostic and treatment services, the team provides preventive health services, including routine examinations, school and camp physicals, and mental health evaluations, to preserve your child’s physical health and overall wellness.

What adolescent medical care services are available?

To meet the needs of developing adolescents, the BridgeSpan Medicine team offers services tailored to growing kids, including:

  • Wound care
  • Gynecology
  • Boys’ health
  • Immunizations
  • Sexuality and sexual health
  • Nutrition and eating disorders

The physicians also provide on-site ear piercing to reduce your child’s risk for complications and infections.

For emergency medical situations, the BridgeSpan Medicine staff offers Night Nurse, a triage service that addresses health issues after hours and on weekends and holidays.

What are the benefits of adolescent medical care?

Adolescent medicine has been a focus of medicine for over 50 years. The team at BridgeSpan Medicine addresses not only physical illness that impacts your child’s life but also their mental and emotional health needs as they navigate their way to adulthood.

Your BridgeSpan Medicine physician treats your child as a whole person, rather than a list of symptoms, to help them thrive. Through individualized care, your provider can address many aspects of adolescent health that affect your child’s physical and mental health, including:

  • Stress
  • Sexuality
  • Family issues
  • Peer pressure
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Sports injuries

In addition to providing your child with the comprehensive health care they need to function, adolescent medicine specialists use routine examinations to help build a foundation for a trusting patient-physician relationship.

For parents of adolescents and young adults, the BridgeSpan Medicine team offers comprehensive resources and proactive parenting tips to help you address complex issues involving your child.

If you’re looking for an experienced physician to meet the challenges and needs of your teen or young adult, schedule a consultation with the team at BridgeSpan Medicine. Book an appointment through the online booking system or call the office today.