Your child's health needs differ from yours because his or her body is constantly changing. So you take him or her to a pediatrician rather than a primary care physician who is trained in adult medicine. What services does your pediatrician provide? At Pediatrics on Demand, Dr. Ayman Rawda and his dedicated team offer a wide range of immediate care services in their Oak Lawn, IL office. From birth through adolescence, your child will benefit from the knowledge and compassion that Dr. Rawda gives each of his patients. He enjoys establishing and maintaining relationships with his young patients and their parents and considers himself a partner in helping youngsters grow into strong, vibrant adults.
Immediate needs and long-term needs
Unfortunately, childhood illnesses are a fact of life. But, rest assured that your board-certified pediatrician renders the latest in preventive and acute care to avoid (and take on) the bumps, bruises, coughs and colds that are part of growing up. For example, according to the New York State Department of Health, ear infections are a frequent reason for trips to the pediatrician.
Here are some of the immediate care services Dr. Rawda provides at Pediatrics on Demand in Oak Lawn:
- Diagnosis and treatment of acute childhood illnesses such as bronchitis, strep throat, ear infections and UTIS
- Treatment of asthma attacks and sports injuries
- Fever control
- Care for burns, cuts, sprains and fractures
- Management of diabetes and other serious health conditions
Care for long-term needs is critical, and it starts with the first visit after your baby is born. Dr. Rawda tracks your little one's growth from day one, noting weight, height, feeding habits, physical growth and developmental milestones such as speech, walking, and later on, those related to puberty. He provides critical tests for hearing and vision, and of course, immunizatons for 14 different diseases that threaten the well-being of babies and children alike.
Expect Dr. Rawda and his team to help you with lactation questions, nutrition, car seat safety and fitness throughout your child's development. He's available for counsel on education, behavior, and developmental variations such as ADHD, learning problems, autism and more. As school approaches, see your immediate care pediatrician in Oak Lawn for all sports and school physicals and for immunization records for day care, school and camp.
Finally, if your youngster needs lab work (blood work and urine cultures), on the spot Strep testing or imaging such as X-rays, Pediatrics on Demand has them on site. You don't have to travel all over town to get the medical treatments and diagnostics your family needs.
We answer questions, too
If at any time you have a question or concern about your youngster's health, don't hesitate to contact Pediatrics on Demand in Oak Lawn, IL: (708) 424-0900. Walk-ins are always welcome, and the office is open six days a week from 9 am to 7 pm for your convenience.