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Adolescent Health

  • Einstein Healthcare Network is one of three adolescent health programs in Philadelphia.

    Adolescent health provides holistic care to teenagers and young adults, ages 12 to 22. Our primary focus is adolescent wellness and preventing risky youth behavior by building on each individual's strength.

    Our team includes board-certified adolescent specialists, an intimate partner violence counselor, a nurse practitioner, health educators, a social worker, a medical assistant and a front desk clerk.

    PRIMARY CARE TREATMENTS

    • Physicals for school, sports, camp, employment and more
    • Sick visits
    • Chronic disease management for conditions such as asthma or diabetes
    • Immunizations
    • PPD, or tuberculosis, testing
    • Routine blood work

    Location

    Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Center
    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    5501 Old York Road
    Levy Building, Second Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19141 
    Phone: 215-456-7170
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    Holistic care

    We focus on the special development of teens and young adults by addressing their emotional as well as physical needs and personal questions through the following services:

    • Obesity weight management
    • Nutritional disorders and eating disorders care
    • Basic mental health screening
    • Stress management
    • Screening for partner violence
    • Parent-child conflict resolutions
    • Guidance in preserving healthy interpersonal relationships
    • Cessation of smoking, substance or alcohol abuse and other risky behaviors

     Specialized Treatment

    • ADHD evaluation
    • Sports injuries
    • Menstrual issues
    • Breast disorders
    • Nutritional disorders
    • Medical care for adolescents with special needs, including Down syndrome

    REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES

    As a Family Planning Council site, we are federally funded to provide free reproductive health and family planning services for minors and a sliding pay scale for patients over 18 years of age through Title X, a program that funds reproductive health and family planning services for patients of low-income or without insurance. These services are confidential and do not require parental permission, including:

    • Routine gynecological exams
    • Sexually transmitted disease screenings and treatment
    • Contraceptive education
    • HIV testing and prevention
    • HPV vaccination for males and females 9 to 26 years of age
    • Education on testicular self-exams
    • Pap smears
    • Pregnancy testing
    • Contraceptive counseling and medication
    • Health education to encourage abstinence and parental communication

    Community connections and resources

    Our office can connect you and your teen with youth support and resources in your community, including where to find information about:

    • Affordable Care Act signup
    • GED programs
    • Graduation completion
    • Job training
    • CenteringPregnancy program
    • Parenting classes

    Male Adolescent Health Initiative

    Einstein’s program encourages young male patients to be active in their healthcare. We have connections with community resources to help facilitate positive engagement between adolescent males and their communities.

    An entire network of services

    Our team can refer adolescents to specialists within Einstein Healthcare Network, as well as to Belmont Behavioral Health for mental and behavioral issues and MossRehab for sports’ injuries and rehabilitation.

    If needed, we can provide spoken language and sign language interpreters free of charge.

    Leadership

  • Questions? Call Us:

    1.800.346.7834

    Accreditation & Partnerships


    Family Planning Council site

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    Youth Sports' Injuries
    More than 5 million youths are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year for sports-related injuries. Our physicians discuss how to keep your children safe.


    Teen Domestic Violence
    Fifty four percent of high school students have been involved in some type of domestic violence. Our physicians discuss the various types of domestic violence and the affect on both boys and girls.
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