Pediatric Specialties

Lutheran Medical Group's pediatric specialists care for children's unique healthcare needs in the areas of endocrinology, gastroenterology, neonatal follow-up, oncology/hematology and pulmonology. Conditions treated include:

Neonatal Follow-Up
  • Prematurity
  • Low birth weight
  • Birth defects
  • Congenital syndromes
  • Feeding problems
  • Failure to thrive
  • Developmental delay
  • Developmental screening

Pediatric Endocrinology/Diabetes
  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Growth disorders
  • Pubertal/development disorders
  • Thyroid disorders

Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Abdominal pain
  • Celiac panel
  • Constipation/diarrhea
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS)
  • Failure to thrive
  • GI bleed
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver/pancreas abnormalities
  • Reflux
  • Ulcerative colitis

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Acute lymphocytic leukemia
  • Anemias (congenital and acquired)
  • Hematological Disorders
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pediatric cancers/leukemia
  • Platelet disorders
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thrombophilia
  • Von Willebrand disease/Hemophilia

Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Airway obstruction
  • Asthma
  • Chronic cough
  • Cystic fibrosis, which causes excess mucus in the lungs External website
  • Inflammation and scarring of the lungs
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Pneumonia or recurrent pneumonia
  • RSV, a virus particularly dangerous for premature infants
  • Sleep-related breathing problems, including sleep apnea
  • Surgical openings in the windpipe
  • Ventilator dependence


Meet the Pediatric Specialists

Lutheran Medical Group physicians are accepting new patients unless otherwise noted.
Lubna Ahmed
MD
Steven Fitts
MD, MPH
Adelina Meadows
MD
Scott Myers
MD
Dennis O'Brien
MD
Rajeswary Padmalingam
MD, FAAP, FCCP
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Lindsey Rauch
MD
Heather Wolfe
MD

Meet the Pediatric Specialties NPs/PAs & others

Lutheran Medical Group NPs and PAs are accepting new patients unless otherwise noted.
Denise Gilham
NP
Josette Klink
NP
 
Pediatric Specialists

Pediatric Specialties NPs/PAs & others

Services

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