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At UPMC Children’s Specialty Services in Central PA, our children’s health experts offer specialty medical care and pediatric surgery for children with a variety of health conditions.
Our providers understand that children have unique health care needs that require a specialized, child-friendly approach. That’s why our UPMC Children’s Specialty Services providers offer comprehensive health care services designed with infants, children, and teens – and their families – in mind.
Our UPMC Children’s Specialty Services experts work as a team to provide complete care for our youngest patients. With a main office conveniently located close to Harrisburg in the borough of Lemoyne, and with a pediatric gastroenterology office in Carlisle, our highly trained specialists provide outstanding care close to home. At UPMC Children’s Specialty Services in Central PA, our children’s health experts offer specialty medical care and pediatric surgery for children with a variety of health conditions.
Our UPMC Children’s Specialty Services experts work as a team to provide complete care for our youngest patients. With a main office conveniently located close to Harrisburg in the borough of Lemoyne, and with a pediatric gastroenterology office in Carlisle, our highly trained specialists provide outstanding care close to home.
We are proud to partner with UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Recognized regionally, nationally, and globally, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a leader in the treatment of childhood conditions and diseases, a pioneer in the development of new and improved therapies, and a top educator of the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. UPMC Children's is named consistently to several elite lists of pediatric hospitals, including ranking on the prestigious U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of America's Best Children's Hospitals for 2019, 2020, and 2021.
UPMC Harrisburg brings the same level of expertise to Central Pennsylvania, providing children in Harrisburg and its surrounding communities with access to highly trained, experienced pediatric health professionals across a range of specialty areas.
Seeing a new doctor for the first time can be scary for your child, even if he or she normally does well at your regular clinic or pediatrician’s office. The experience can also be overwhelming for you as the parent or caregiver, especially if the visit is related to a serious health condition.
The pediatric professionals at UPMC Children’s Specialty Services understand that fear and apprehension are normal emotions for families seeking specialty care, and our attentive and friendly staff will help put you and your child at ease.
Before your visit, take time to gather all necessary paperwork and personal items so you don’t feel rushed or arrive unprepared. At an age-appropriate level, talk positively to your child about the upcoming visit so he or she knows what to expect. Role play with a doll or stuffed animal so your child can practice interacting with the health care provider. Stay calm and encouraging – your child’s attitude about the visit will reflect your own.
Finally, call our office if you have any concerns or questions about your appointment. Our caring staff are happy to talk to you ahead of time about what to expect and how to prepare your child.
Refer by phone 717-988-0090, fax 717-221-5320, or EHR.
UPMC Children 's Specialty Services staff will offer your patient the first available in person appointment or a virtual appointment if the wait time is more than ideal or in person is not available.
Follow up will occur virtually, in person in Lemoyne, Johnstown, or Pittsburgh, or through collaborative specialist/PCP partnerships.
The experts at UPMC Children's Specialty Services deliver compassionate, patient-centered care to the children of Central Pennsylvania. Our team of specialists comprehensively treat a range of common to complex pediatric conditions in the following subspecialty areas:
Learn more about the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Pediatric Cardiology.
Our endocrinology team provides diagnostic and therapeutic options for children with pre-diabetes and abnormalities in the following areas:
Our team includes leading clinical pediatric gastroenterology experts providing care for a broad range of digestive problems, including:
In addition to the pediatric gastroenterology conditions listed above, M. Azim Qureshi, MD, also treats the additional pediatric gastroenterology conditions below at the UPMC Specialty Services location at 11 Sprint Drive in Carlisle:
Our hematology team at UPMC Children's Specialty Services works collaboratively with surgeons and radiologists to develop the best treatment plan for you.
Our pediatric neurology staff specialize in treating a broad range of childhood brain and spine conditions. The experts at UPMC Children’s Specialty Services provide the highest level of neurological care to young patients in Lemoyne, Harrisburg, Hershey, and other communities throughout Central Pennsylvania.
At UPMC Harrisburg, we realize that children with neurological conditions need a different treatment approach than adults. That’s why our expert physicians are specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions related to the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system in infants, children, and teens.
Our team cares for your whole child, not just their medical issue. We also take the time to carefully explain your child’s neurological condition and treatment options to you and other caregivers.
UPMC Children’s Specialty Services is committed to providing access to high-quality health care close to home. Our team treats a full range of neurological conditions, including:
If your child needs surgical care, the pediatric surgery experts at UPMC Harrisburg offer leading-edge treatment for a full range of common and complex conditions.
At UPMC Harrisburg, our pediatric surgeons understand that children have unique health care needs that require a specialized, child-friendly approach.
Additionally, our experienced pediatric surgery specialists use minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible to provide outstanding care for infants, children, and teens. That means smaller incisions, faster recovery, and less pain, so your child can safely resume his or her normal activities sooner.
Our pediatric surgeons work collaboratively with other children’s health providers – including pediatricians, nurses, and anesthesiologists – to deliver expert care for our youngest patients, right here in central Pennsylvania. Whether your child has a common or complex condition, UPMC Harrisburg’s experts will provide outstanding care close to home.
Allergy and Immunology
Adolescent MedicineNeurology (pediatric)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Pediatric SurgeryPediatric Thoracic Surgery
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
To schedule an appointment, call 717-988-0090.
Many of our providers offer video visits. Call the office or schedule via your patient portal.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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