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We found 4 pediatricians who accept CIGNA PPO near Richmond, TX.

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Dr. Shahid Hasnain, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
22001 Southwest Freeway; Suite 115
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. Shahid Hasnain works as a pediatrician in Sugar Land, TX, Richmond, TX, and Houston, TX. He graduated from Dow Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hasnain include knee problems, scoliosis, and sinusitis (sinus infection). The average patient rating for Dr. Hasnain is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hasnain's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Circumcision, Scoliosis, Sickle Cell Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maryam Taghadosi, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1213 Herman Drive; #770
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Maryam Taghadosi is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in general pediatrics. Dr. Taghadosi is rated 1.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. She studied medicine at Eugenio Maria de Hostos University. Dr. Taghadosi trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Taghadosi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. Her professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Dr. Shefali Dahyabhai Patel, DO
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
1300 Main Street
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. Shefali Patel's specialties are developmental-behavioral pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and general pediatrics. She practices in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Patel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. She attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel is open to new patients.

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Dr. Karen Elizabeth Smith-Cook, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
1300 Main Street
Richmond, TX
 

Dr. Karen Smith-Cook works as a developmental behavioral pediatrician, general pediatrician, and adolescent medicine specialist in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. In her practice, Dr. Smith-Cook focuses on circumcision. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Smith-Cook performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Smith-Cook is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. She welcomes 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.