Our Services

Our clinic is currently staffed by Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. We also have a provisional psychologist to support you with therapy needs and have partnered with Rocky Mountain Psychological Services for assessments.

Existing patients can book in-person follow up appointments as directed by their physician.

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Some of the services we offer

General pediatrics

Care of the infant

  • Feeding assessments
  • Growth monitoring
  • Early developmental screening
  • Care of the NICU graduate or premature infant
  • Immunization Q&A

Preschool children

  • Common childhood issues like constipation
  • Early diagnosis and management of asthma
  • Developmental screening
  • Immunization counseling

School aged children

  • Behavioral assessments
  • Learning challenges
  • Screening and early intervention for risks of developing mental health related challenges

Pre-teens and teens, see our policy on confidentiality and teens

  • Initiating the transition to responsible, autonomous management of health
  • Mental health assessment, diagnosis and management
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Sexual health (as needed)
  • Medication compliance

Pediatric emergency followup

Short term follow up of acute illnesses

  • Fever & screening for complications like dehydration, ear infections, pneumonia or urinary tract infection
  • Breathing problems (Asthma, bronchiolitis ⁄ RSV, croup)
  • Repeat or short notice laboratory or diagnostic imaging needs
  • Follow up on investigation results that weren’t available at the time of discharge from the emergency
  • Follow up care of subacute issues like chronic abdominal pain, headaches
  • Taking on the ongoing care of children with recurring health maintenance needs

Pediatric mental health

Collaborative approach to diagnostics and treatment

  • Simultaneous diagnostic clarification and treatment
  • Review of lifestyle factors that can mimic or that can contribute to poor mental health outcomes
  • Differentiating mental health disease from grief, stress responses, adjustment disorder, maladaptive coping strategies, substance use or interpersonal conflict
  • Close work with community mental health services (both private and AHS)

 

  • Common conditions managed by our team of physicians:
    • Anxiety, including panic attacks
    • Depression
    • Self harm
    • ADHD
    • ODD
  • Should your child’s needs outstrip our ability to support them we will work with your family to identify and access the most appropriate care, as well as continue to accompany you on your health care journey

Partnerships to better serve our patients

  • Rocky Mountain Psychological Services:
    • Provide their services on-site at Pinecone in partnership with the physicians
    • Provide timely access to psychologists who can support with the diagnosis of any mental health condition, including anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, autism and ADHD
    • Work closely with your physician to create a single coordinated care plan. 
    • They work with insurance companies to minimize the cost to the family. 
    • Learn more!
  • Priscilla Lee:
    • Provisional Psychologist
    • Immediate availability for in-person or virtual therapy for children and their families
    • Able to support families with children and their families who are experiencing struggles from: 
      • ADHD, anxiety, anger and rage, depression, domestic violence, family therapy, grief, parenting, relationship Issues, LGBTQ and sexuality, school Issues (bullying, teachers), self esteem, self-harm, stress
    • Learn more about Priscilla!

Pediatric sports medicine

Follow up and management of complications of all degrees of injury

  • Acute, non-surgical injury diagnosis and management
  • Post emergency visit follow up and care coordination
  • Chronic injury management
  • Concussion recovery
  • Post-operative recovery
  • Counselling around goal achievement, safe specialization and nutritional supplements
  • Sports for children with different abilities

Management of chronic pediatric medical conditions

Comprehensive, family-centered coordination of care

  • Seizures & epilepsy
  • Migraines
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Developmental challenges
  • Congenital heart disease & arrhythmia
  • Asthma
  • Seasonal and other allergies
  • Constipation
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Diabetes or other endocrine issues
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Children with complex medical needs (VP shunts, G-tubes, tracheostomies)
  • Cancer survivors or children being treated currently for malignancy

Coordination of care

We’re happy to champion communicating with your school, your therapist or your specialists to help reduce the burden on your family.

Video consultation

Depending on the issue, we may be able to provide a preliminary assessment over video conferencing technology (subject to the approval of the treating physician). If you have extenuating circumstances that would make this a more appropriate choice, please reach out to the clinic and let us know!

Our services are currently on a referral only basis

Meaning to access our services you need to be referred by your family doctor, by a nurse practitioner, by an emergency physician or by a pediatric subspecialist. If you don’t have a family doctor, please contact us and we’ll help you with that part as well!
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