Hours of Operation
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri- 9AM to 12PM / 2PM to 4PM
Wed- 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM / Closed
Sat and Sun - Closed
Pediatrics Center
1209 Starfire Drive Ste#1
 Ottawa, Illinois
815-434-2115

SERVICES

Trusted Pediatric Care

Give Your Child the Medical Care They Need

Routine pediatric visits are essential for your child’s health and future. Please remember to make regular wellness examinations for your child so we can provide comprehensive and preventative care for him or her. In addition to wellness exams, schedule your child’s sports physicals or school physicals with us. 

The Pediatrics Center is always available for acute and chronic illnesses, mental health, behavioral issues, and more. 
Medical care

Services That Are Provided

  • Newborn Care: Newborns are seen frequently after birth to ensure proper weight gain, growth, and head circumference. In addition, any questions or concerns that arise can be addressed at these visits. 
  • Routine well child or adolescent checks: The patient’s mental and physical health is carefully assessed. Preventive care and education are delivered at each and every visit.  
  • Immunizations: Age-appropriate vaccinations are administered. We strongly encourage preventive health care and we are happy to discuss it with you. 
  • Behavioral and mental disorders: If you think your child has a behavioral, disciplinary problem, or a mental health issue, we can screen, evaluate, assess, and manage the following and more — ADD/ADHD, anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, tic disorder, autism spectrum disorder.
  • Counseling for bed-wetting: Dr. Davé was trained in this topic at the Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago under Dr. Max Maizles, a well-known physician on pediatric urology. 
  • School and sports physicals: Continuity of care is important to both providers. School and sports physicals at the Pediatrics Center allow us to review past medical history and incorporate this into your child’s plan of care. 
  • Referrals and second opinions: If you are wondering if your child needs a referral to a specialist, please make an appointment. The child can be evaluated and often managed by one of the providers prior to seeking a specialist. 
  • Acne: If your teen is struggling with the management of acne, please make an appointment. Several interventions can be tried before seeking specialty assistance. 
Comprehensive services

Schedule for Well-Visits

Well-visits, school, and sports physicals are for assessing growth, development, immunizations, and guidance for age-appropriate matters relating to health and safety of infants, children, and adolescents.

The school physicals and sports physicals at the freestanding express care and urgent care facilities do not incorporate or refer to family history, past medical history, and immunization information. In addition, these facilities do not track immunizations that are due and new immunizations that are crucial to preventative health and state requirements. 

Newborn: After discharge from the hospital, the infant should be seen within two to three days in office to assess for possible jaundice, assess for nutritional needs, evaluate the infant head to toe, and address parent concerns.

2 Weeks of Age: To assure that birth weight is regained, feeding is established, evaluate if jaundice is a problem, and further address parental concerns. 

1 Month of Age: To assess the growth, head circumference, and weight gain of the infant. Discuss feeding and stooling habits. Address parental concerns. 

2 Months of Age: To assess the growth, development, and childhood milestones of the patient. Immunize against whooping cough, diphtheria, tetanus, polio, pneumococcal infection, haemophilus infections, hepatitis B, and rota viral infection. 

4 Months of Age: To assess growth, development, and childhood milestones of the patient. Immunize against the same diseases as administered at two months of age. Discuss the introduction of solid foods.

6 Months of Age: To assess growth, development, and childhood milestones of the patient. Repetition of the previous immunizations. This is also the age influenza (flu) vaccine is introduced on a yearly basis to prevent the flu.

9 Months of Age: To assess growth, development, and childhood milestones of the patient. If the child is up-to-date on immunizations at this visit and it is not flu season, none will be administered.

12 Months of Age: To assess growth, development, and childhood milestones of the patient. Immunizations include chicken pox, pneumonia, and meningitis. Lead and hemoglobin screens are performed to assess for lead exposure and anemia. 

15 Months of Age: To assess growth, development, and childhood milestones of the patient. Immunizations administered include MMR and hepatitis A. 

18 Months of Age: To assess growth, development, and childhood milestones of the patient. Immunizations administered include diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, and polio.  

24 Months of Age: To assess growth, development, and childhood milestones of the patient. Immunizations administered include hepatitis A. Lead and hemoglobin screens are performed to assess for lead exposure and anemia.

Toddlers and School Aged Children: Children need to be seen on a regular basis to complete vaccine series such as varicella, polio, MMR, and more. In addition, their growth, development, and childhood milestones are continually evaluated. Age appropriate guidance is also discussed.

Teens and Adolescents: As your child continues to grow and confront different obstacles in life we will be here for routine exams and guidance. At regular wellness visits the following topics are addressed: sex, drugs, driving, bullying, safety, acne, and more. These issues and more can be managed at our office. 
Visit us for your child's routine 
checkup.
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