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From the first day of your child’s life, you can trust the experts at Essentia Health to provide exceptional pediatric primary care and support the needs of your family.
Pediatricians are doctors who provide care for the unique needs of children during their critical developmental years (birth to age 21). Rely on Essentia’s pediatricians to provide compassionate and comprehensive care during your child’s journey to adulthood, including:
If your child has a complex health situation, a pediatrician can address potential problems early and refer your child to a pediatric specialist. Take advantage of Essentia’s collaborative, streamlined process for coordinating care.
Essentia’s staff is driven to make sure you and your child have a positive experience. Trust our team of professionals to:
You can count on this team to work together and care for your child as if they were their own. Parents can access their child's medical record via Essentia's MyHealth portal. With MyHealth, you can schedule appointments with your child's family medicine doctor or pediatrician and communicate with their care team online.
A well-child visit is one of the best ways to make sure your child is healthy and thriving. Kids bodies grow and change quickly, which is why an annual well-child visit is so important.
At a well-child visit, your pediatrician or primary care doctor will:
Schedule a well-child visit with your pediatrician or family medicine doctor.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the following schedule for well-child exams:
Regular vision exams can put your child on a healthy path. Learn more about recommended pediatric vision care at Essentia Health.
Count on us to protect your child’s health with recommended childhood immunizations [PDF]. Essentia has received recognition for going above immunization goals set by the Minnesota Department of Health.
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