Visit Our Pediatricians for a Physical Exam in MA & RI
As a parent, you want to make sure that your child grows strong and healthy. The pediatricians at Southcoast Health are here to help. Through pediatric physical exams, our professionals keep track of your child’s health as they develop.
We recommend scheduling a physical every year as a way to spot illnesses or chronic conditions early on. In addition, it creates a relationship with your family doctor, allowing them to provide the best care possible.
Find a primary care physician convenient to your home, and request a time for your children’s physical exam in Fall River, New Bedford or Wareham, MA today.
Get a Pediatric Physical Exam in MA or RI
When you come to St. Luke’s Hospital or one of our primary care practices, you can expect to see an experienced pediatrician and a friendly, welcoming staff that will help your child feel more comfortable.
Our pediatricians will talk to you and your child about your child’s diet and exercise habits, as well as take into account your:
- Vital signs, including temperature, heart rate, respiration rate and blood pressure
- Neurological exam
- Lung exam
- Heart exam
- General appearance
- Male and female physical exam
- Current conditions, such as diabetes or obesity
If we find anything out of the ordinary, our physicians may refer you to a specialist or schedule a follow-up visit. Southcoast Health provides a network of experienced professionals, so you can be confident in our recommendations for your child.
Please bring any of your child’s prescriptions in their original containers, as well as any forms we provided to the exam. It’s important to talk to your health care provider before your appointment, as many physical exams are not covered.
Southcoast Health offers children’s physical exams in Fall River, Dartmouth, New Bedford and Wareham, MA, as well as parts of Rhode Island, at our primary care locations and hospitals.