Personalized care for children from birth to 18 years of age
Our Torrance Memorial board-certified pediatricians are experienced in providing very comprehensive general pediatrics care, as well as providing care for chronic illnesses in children. We assist you in coordinating care by specialists, and strive to support you when issues arise regarding behavior, emotional and physical development, as well as school issues along the journey to adulthood.
Additionally, the Pat and Ellen Theodora Pediatric and Young Adult Pavilion at Torrance Memorial Medical Center offers a full range of medical services for our pediatric to young adult patients.
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Treatments & Services
Torrance Memorial Physician Network's Pediatrics care takes pride in being the medical home for your growing child. We offer a variety of services for children, including:
- Adolescent health
- After-hours advice
- Asthma and allergies
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
- Cold, fever, ear infection, strep throat
- Developmental assessments and screening
- Medication management
- Minor trauma care
- Monitoring and care of chronic illnesses including asthma, seizure disorders, diabetes
- Newborn care
- Pediatric care
- Physician on-call 24 hours/day, 7 days per week
- Same-day appointment availability for urgent problems
- Sport injuries
- Sport and camp physicals
- X-ray and laboratory services
Adolescent Wellness Visit
Preventative care for your pre-teen
Do you know when to take your adolescent child to the doctor? Starting in early adolescence (ages 10 to 14), pre-teens and young adults should see a pediatrician or primary care physician annually for a full health and wellness exam. Our physicians and staff are here to bring comprehensive care to your growing adolescent.
The journey from childhood to adulthood if full of physical, mental, and emotional changes. Adolescence (ages 10 to 24) is the period when a growing young adult learns new ways of thinking, new social roles and relationships, and new health and exercise habits. It is vital for parents and adolescents to understand the importance of health and wellness during this time so that they can carry good habits with them into their adult life.
What if my child is sick?
If your child is ill or has an urgent problem, we will make every effort to make an appointment available for your child with their regular physician within the same day. At times when the physicians' schedule is fully booked, patients may be referred to an Urgent Care Clinic.
Will my child always see the same doctor?
We strive to have each family connected with one pediatrician. However, children may at times see one of our other pediatricians in the office if their doctor is not available or their schedule is overbooked.
When does my child need vaccinations?
Our physicians follow the immunization schedule approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Sport & Camp Physicals
We can help get your child ready for camp or a sports team. Our physicians offer physicals that comply with team or camp requirements for $45*.
- Bring required physical form**
- Physicals by appointment only (same day appointments available)
- Parent or guardian must be present
*Insurance will not be billed; cash, credit card and check payments are accepted.
**Physicals will only include services listed on school requirement form, additional services will require another appointment.