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St. Lawrence Health

Pediatrics

Expert Care for Your Little Ones

Devoted Pediatric Care in Northern New York

The St. Lawrence Health team of experienced pediatricians and certified pediatric specialists are dedicated to providing your family with quality children’s health care. Our pediatricians provide care for growing patients, from birth to young adulthood, and are here to offer guidance so your kids can live their healthiest life, right from the start. Our strong network of service providers and services ensures access to the highest quality physical, mental, and emotional health services in Northern New York. 

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Our Pediatric Services

We appreciate family involvement in the diagnosis and treatment of every child. Our pediatric offices support a collaborative, patient-centered care model, and we encourage your family members to actively participate in your child’s health plan. The important information you contribute helps us to create a treatment plan specific to your child’s needs and also ensures that the suggested treatment plan is properly implemented. We look forward to working collaboratively with you to ensure happy, healthy children.

How We Care for Your Child

At our pediatric offices, we offer:

  • Annual physical exams
  • Annual sports physicals
  • Diagnosis of injuries, illnesses, and infections
  • Health care advice, specifically for those younger years
  • Information about your child’s nutrition and fitness needs
  • Measure milestones in growth, behavior, and skills
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness visits

We have office locations in Canton, Potsdam, and Massena. Our dedicated team will schedule your appointments with convenience in mind. Whether your child has an earache, a fever, or a more serious health condition, our pediatricians provide primary care and can refer you to specialists within our health system if necessary.

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Health Care for Growing Families

If you are pregnant or planning a family, we are here to help. Our team of expert obstetricians and gynecologists will guide you through your pregnancy, and our compassionate midwives and doctors at Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Birthplace will be by your side to welcome your new family member into a safe, nurturing environment. 

Pediatric Vaccine Information

Our Pediatric Offices

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