The Children’s Health Center provides preventive services, including routine exams, immunizations, hearing and vision screening, and child development guidance. A full spectrum of specialty pediatric services is also available, such as Pediatric Cardiology, Neurology, and Asthma and Allergy Services.
According to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Bronx has been the borough with the highest overall rates of asthma in the city. It’s also the leader in asthma-related hospitalizations and deaths. At NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx, we offer a multidisciplinary approach to controlling asthma and allergies. By combining medications with careful, ongoing monitoring, education, and counseling for patient and family, we aim to reach our goal of reducing or eliminating acute asthma episodes and help our patients achieve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx has a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which combines cutting edge technology and highly-trained physicians to care for babies who are in need of intensive care.
Pediatric-centered exam rooms and asthma treatment center
The Family Weight Management Program evaluates and provides care for overweight children and their families. Our bilingual staff includes pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, physical therapists, social workers, and psychologists. We work with each family in a positive, supportive and enjoyable atmosphere. Our program promotes general health and long-term weight management through medical management, family nutritional education, and fun physical activity programs.
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