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About Lourdes Aguayo-Figueroa
Lourdes Aguayo-Figueroa, MD, APRN is a Doctor primarily located in Passaic, NJ, with other offices in Passaic, NJ and Bronx, NY . She has 12 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology. Lourdes Aguayo-Figueroa is affiliated with St. Joseph'S Regional Medical Center. She speaks English.
Lourdes Aguayo-Figueroa has 3 locations
298 Passaic Ave
Passaic, NJ 07055
2869 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10468
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Lourdes Aguayo-Figueroa has the following 2 specialties
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- Pediatric Endocrinology
Endocrinologists treat disorders related to our glands and the hormones they produce. Because hormones play a key role in the growth and development of children, these conditions often pose different threats to children than they do adults. That’s where a pediatric endocrinologist comes in.
They can diagnose and treat hormonal disorders such as abnormal thyroid function, growth complications and early or delayed puberty. Ambiguous genitals as well as ovarian and testicular dysfunction are also part of their expertise. Childhood obesity, diabetes and problems with low blood sugar also tie back to hormone function and may require consulting with a pediatric endocrinologist.
Lourdes Aguayo-Figueroa has the following 4 expertise
- Lipid Metabolism Disorders
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Lourdes Aguayo-Figueroa is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Patient-Centered Medical Home (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into "what patients want it to be." Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.
Physician Office Systems Recognition Program (2016, 2017, 2018)
This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office processes to reduce errors and increase quality.
Aguayo-Figueroa is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
St. Joseph'S Regional Medical Center
12 Years Experience
University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2002
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298 Passaic St Passaic, NJ : (973) 249-8100
298 Passaic Ave Passaic, NJ 07055
2869 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10468
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