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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
714 10th Street
Secaucus, NJ
 

Dr. Navpreet Minhas is a family medicine practitioner and general pediatrician in Ringwood, NJ, Hackensack, NJ, and Secaucus, NJ. In his practice, Dr. Minhas focuses on diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He is affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group, Chilton Medical Center, and Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Minhas accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Medical University of the Americas and residency at Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County. Dr. Minhas (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Kerri Lynette Powell, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
430 Morris Avenue; 1st Floor
Elizabeth, NJ
 

Dr. Kerri Powell sees patients in Elizabeth, NJ and Livingston, NJ. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. She is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Powell's education and training includes medical school at Howard University College of Medicine and residency at The University Hospital, Newark. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Melissa Carrie Wallach, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
166 Lyons Avenue; First Floor
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Melissa Wallach works as a pediatrician. Dr. Wallach takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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Dr. Joshua S Rosenblatt, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Joshua Rosenblatt specializes in general pediatrics. Dr. Rosenblatt has indicated that his clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Jose R Bustillo, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Jose Bustillo's medical specialty is general internal medicine and general pediatrics. He is professionally affiliated with Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He is a graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Bustillo honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, 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.