Optimal Care Pediatrics

150 SW Chamber Court Suite 101
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

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Optimal Care Pediatrics

150 SW Chamber Court Suite 101
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Mon-Fri: 8-5pm

Treating Children’s Unique Orthopedic Needs: October 16

Please join us for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event – “Treating Children’s Unique Orthopedic Needs” – on Wednesday, October 16 at 12 pm. Dr. Mondesir will be interviewing Dr. Mark E. Moran, MD, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, South Florida Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. We will focus on the unique challenges of how a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon diagnoses and treats children’s musculoskeletal injuries and disorders. Please post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!

 

Managing Your Child’s Diabetes & Growth Issues

Watch Dr. Mondesir interview Dr. Palau Collazo, pediatric endocrinologist, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital on the topic of Managing Your Child’s Diabetes & Growth Issues with a focus on how a pediatric endocrinologist diagnoses and treats hormone imbalances, diabetes and growth concerns. We hope you find the information useful regarding what a pediatric endocrinologist does, treating and managing diabetes and growth issues.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Palau-Collazo contact her office at 561-624-9188.

 

Managing Your Child’s Diabetes & Growth Issues: September 12

Doctor taking patient's blood sample with lancet pen in hospital. Diabetes control

Optimal Care Pediatrics is hosting a Facebook Live event – “Managing Your Child’s Diabetes & Growth Issues” – at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 12th.  Dr. Mondesir will be interviewing Dr. Miladys M Palau Collazo, pediatric endocrinologist, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. The focus will be on how a pediatric endocrinologist diagnoses and treats hormone imbalances, diabetes and growth concerns. Post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and listen for the answers during the live event!

Back to School Family Expo: August 3rd

Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 3rd! Join us in the fun at Christian FM’s 2nd annual Back to School Family Expo at the Tradition Town Hall from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Optimal Care Pediatrics is excited to participate in this family-friendly event! So be sure to stop by our table and say hello! Ask us how your child can win a prize! We look forward to meeting you and your family. For more information see the flyer here.

The Expo will feature vendors, entertainment, inside stage performances, food trucks, great giveaways and fun-galore for the whole family.

Heart Health in Your Young Athlete

Watch Dr. Mondesir interview Dr. David Drossner, pediatric cardiologist, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital on the topic of Heart Health in Your Young Athlete. We hope you found the information useful regarding what a pediatric cardiologist is, types of cardiac conditions and treatments and what measures can be taken to help support heart health in your child and young athlete.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Drossner, contact his office at 561-514-7390.

 

EKG Screenings for Student Athletes – July 24

Optimal Care Pediatrics is hosting a Nicklaus Children’s Hospital EKG screenings clinic with Dr. David Drossner, pediatric cardiologist, on July 24th from 2-5 p.m. The screenings are free and are being offered exclusively to Optimal Care patients that are middle and high school athletes. Sudden cardiac death occurs in student-athletes usually without advance signs or symptoms. EKG screenings can help protect your young athlete by detecting cardiac irregularities. To learn more, view the flyer here.

To schedule a screening, call our office at 772-301-0123.

When Your Child Needs PICU Services

For the seventeenth in a series of childhood health topic talks hosted by Optimal Care Pediatrics, Dr. Mondesir interviewed Dr. Adalberto Torres, Jr., MD, Nemours Children’s Health System – Division Chief, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics on the topic of, “When Your Child Needs PICU Services”. We hope you found the information useful regarding what a PICU is, when children may require the services of a PICU, and what preventive measures can be taken to help minimize the necessity of PICU services (such as preventing drowning accidents).  Please see Nemours Just the Facts Water Safety for Kids resource.

To schedule an appointment with a Nemours specialist, please call 407-650-7715 or visit  their website www.nemours.org.

When Your Child Needs PICU Services: June 3

Infusion pump feeding IV drip into child patient while mother holding daughter

Please join us for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event – “When Your Child Needs PICU Services” – on Monday, June 3 at 12 pm.  Dr. Mondesir will be interviewing Dr. Adalberto Torres, Jr., MD, Nemours Children’s Health System – Division Chief, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. We will explore defining what a PICU is, infectious diseases, types of infections and infection control as it relates to children.

Please post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!

 

Caring for a NICU Baby

For the sixteenth in a series of childhood health topic talks hosted by Optimal Care Pediatrics, Dr. Mondesir interviewed Dr. Akinyemi Ajayi, MD of The Children’s Lung, Asthma & Sleep Specialists, on the topic of  “Caring for a NICU Baby”.  We hope you found the information useful regarding caring for your baby coming out of the NICU, recognizing the signs of respiratory issues and breathing irregularities.  Dr. Ajayi’s contact information can be found below.

Dr. Akinyemi Ajayi, MD – The Children’s Lung, Asthma & Sleep Specialists
EMAIL: info@oppsa.com
PHONE: (561) 631-1636

 

Caring for a NICU Baby: April 23

Please join us for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event – “Caring for a NICU Baby” – on Tuesday, April 23 at 1pm. Dr. Mondesir will be interviewing Dr. Akinyemi Ajayi, MD of The Children’s Lung, Asthma & Sleep Specialists. We will explore how to prepare and care for your baby coming out of the NICU, how to recognize potential lung issues and what signs to look for such as breathing irregularities and more. Please post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!