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Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine provides diagnostic and treatment services for young adults 10 to 22 years old in an age-appropriate setting. Physicians and nurse practitioners provide both primary care and consultative adolescent medicine services. Care is provided for general medical problems and those particular to the developing adolescent and young adult including:

  • Menstrual disorders and hormone irregularities, including PCOS
  • Eating disorders
  • Adolescent and pediatric gynecologic consultations (medical and surgical)
  • Puberty and other developmental concerns
  • Comprehensive family planning (including IUD insertion and removal)
  • Colposcopic evaluation of abnormal Pap smears
  • Youth with special needs and chronic medical conditions
  • Transition program (assisting youth and families to transition to adult care)
  • Sexual health including testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • HIV prevention and treatment (in collaboration with infectious disease specialists)
  • Smoking cessation and substance use counseling (in collaboration with Behavioral Health)
  • Gender variant care (in collaboration with endocrine specialists)

Referral from a primary care provider (PCP) may be required depending on the patient’s insurance. If required, the referral and authorization forms should be received before the patient’s visit.

Patients may call 412-692-6677 or contact their insurance plan directly for further information.

Parental permission is not required for the evaluation and treatment of sexual health concerns, including family planning, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy testing, and initial evaluation of alcohol and other drug problems. Young adults are eligible to receive these reproductive health services with no or minimal charge regardless of insurance status.

Last Update
November 24, 2014
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Last Update
November 24, 2014
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