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We found 5 pediatricians who accept Blue Shield near South Lake Tahoe, CA.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
1090 3rd Street
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 

Dr. Allison Steinmetz sees patients in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Her medical specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. Patients gave Dr. Steinmetz an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Steinmetz takes. She attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2170 South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 

Dr. Oliver Medzihradsky specializes in general internal medicine and general pediatrics. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Dr. Medzihradsky performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Medzihradsky (or staff) speaks the following languages: German and French.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2170 South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 

Dr. Mary Sneeringer sees patients in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Her medical specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem. She studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
2074 Lake Tahoe Boulevard; Suite 9
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 

Dr. Michael Doyle's medical specialty is general pediatrics. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Doyle performed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2201 South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 

Dr. David Liu's specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. He practices in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Dr. Liu studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is General Pediatrics?

General Pediatrics is defined simply as the medical care of children and adolescents. It is one of the broadest specialties, delivering care to patients from birth through young adulthood, and encompassing everything from preventive health to the management of acute and chronic illness. Pediatricians care for the physical, emotional, behavioral, developmental, and social problems that affect children and teens.

A general pediatrician has a wide variety of responsibilities, including:
  • The management and treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Discouraging the spread of serious illness in children, through education and vaccination
  • Monitoring patients’ physical and developmental growth
  • Performing routine health screenings
  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle
  • Guiding parents in all areas of parenting, from offering reassurance to giving advice on everything related to their child, such as feeding, safety, and education

Perhaps more than any other patient group, children are products of the environment in which they live. Because of this, pediatricians don’t just treat kids -- they treat communities and families as well. They often become advocates for children and for children’s rights. General pediatricians are physicians dedicated to the health and well-being of young people.