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Specializes in General Pediatrics
25 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT
 

Dr. Mary Paramanathan sees patients in Monroe, CT, New Haven, CT, and Newtown, CT. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. Dr. Paramanathan is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Jaffna Faculty of Medicine and performed her residency at Bridgeport Hospital. Dr. Paramanathan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Greek, and Tamil.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Adoption Issues, Sports Health, Physical Exams, Consultation, Obesity, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
25 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT
 

Dr. Jason Citarella's specialty is general pediatrics. In addition to English, Dr. Citarella (or staff) speaks Spanish, Russian, and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Before performing his residency at Bridgeport Hospital, Dr. Citarella attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. On average, patients gave Dr. Citarella a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Nutrition Counseling, Obesity, Allergies, Asthma

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
25 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT
 

Dr. Maria Ferreira is a pediatrician in Monroe, CT, New Haven, CT, and Newtown, CT. She honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Bridgeport Hospital, Dr. Ferreira attended the University of Lisbon Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Ferreira (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ferreira's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
25 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT
 

Dr. Nicholas Tzakas practices general pediatrics in Monroe, CT, New Haven, CT, and Newtown, CT. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Tzakas is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. His practice is open to new patients.

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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.