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Dr. Nina L Mattarella 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.
Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.
Dr. Nina L Mattarella has the following 5 expertise
- Pediatric Diabetes
Dr. Nina L Mattarella is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Mattarella seems to be very knowledgeable in the field--- however, during our visit she made a number of inappropriate comments which made us feel VERY uncomfortable. She informed us that the location that we live in was "very white". She also made very rude comments about the Sparrow NICU staff. I also did not have the best experience with the staff. The receptionist that I spoke to over the phone and while checking out was very rude. During my check-out I asked if I can schedule my next appointment at the MSU Peds East Lansing location-- the receptionist made it seem as if this was impossible to do and didn't allow me schedule the appointment there. The following day I called the MSU Peds East Lansing location and was able to schedule my sons appointment there without any issues.
NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2016)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
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
Michigan State University
Dr. Nina L Mattarella accepts the following insurance providers.
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsWell Child Health Center, 901 E Mount Hope Ave, Lansing, MI
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