UNLV Health General Pediatrics News
Pediatricians examine children regularly to assess their growth, development, and general physical condition. They also refer patients to pediatric medical specialists and provide other medical referrals when necessary with healthcare devoted to the well-being of children of all ages, from infancy through adolescence.
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Healthcare services are now available to families who need them most. UNLV's School of Medicine has opened two new clinics offering free healthcare services.
Clark County School District (CCSD) students and their siblings can access health care at no cost at two new UNLV Health clinics.
Clark County School District students and their siblings can get access to health care at no cost at two new UNLV Health clinics.
No one can ever accuse Fredrick “Rick” Smith, administrator of the of the UNLV Health Pediatric Clinic – it handles 26,000 patient visits yearly – of not having enough to do. For almost six years he’s been the person responsible for daily operations of the clinic, which includes planning, directing, and coordinating a 73-member medical team that ranges from Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV faculty physicians and residents to nurse practitioners, medical assistants, and office staff as well as a community health worker, quality care coordinator, and dietitian/nutritionist. He also works medical students and volunteers smoothly into the mix.
Paula Cheney and her son Joel have faced challenge after challenge. This time, they are having trouble getting the 13-year-old boy the arm braces that he needs. In 2022 alone, Nevada Medicaid denied claims for the arm braces at least three times.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,12 states have reported cases of Monkeypox.