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We found 4 pediatricians who accept BlueCare near North Port, FL.

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
2560 Commerce Parkway
North Port, FL
 

Dr. Susan Flagel works as a general pediatrician. Patients gave Dr. Flagel an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Flagel honors. She attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2345 Bobcat Village Center Road; Suite 202
North Port, FL
 

Dr. Janet Lewis' medical specialty is general internal medicine and general pediatrics. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
17928 Toledo Blade Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. Susan Williams sees patients in Port Charlotte, FL. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. Dr. Williams attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Greenville Health System for residency. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
6950 Outreach Way
North Port, FL
 

Dr. Rachna Gulati sees patients in North Port, FL. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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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.