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We found 5 pediatricians who accept Railroad Medicare near Newark, NJ.

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

Dr. Kerri Powell specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Elizabeth, NJ and Livingston, NJ. She is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Before completing her residency at The University Hospital, Newark and Howard University Hospital, Dr. Powell attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Powell takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more.

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

Dr. Navpreet Minhas specializes in family medicine and general pediatrics. These areas are among Dr. Minhas's clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He is professionally affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group and Chilton Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Medical University of the Americas. Dr. Minhas (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems

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

Dr. Melissa Wallach's specialty is general pediatrics. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. 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 practices general pediatrics. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then he performed his residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rosenblatt include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Rosenblatt takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. 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 is a Newark, NJ physician who specializes in general internal medicine and general pediatrics. Before completing his residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Dr. Bustillo attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bustillo takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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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.