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Dr. Phillip S Devadan has the following 3 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.
- Emergency Medicine
An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.
- Pediatric Emergency Medicine
If your child ever becomes unstable and you rush to the hospital, a pediatric emergency medicine specialist will work to quickly diagnose the condition, start treatment and then continue to monitor symptoms until he/she is stable again. They are pediatricians specifically trained to handle medical emergencies and make quick decisions to treat infants and children.
They have experience treating allergic reactions, poisonings, trauma injuries from accidents and complications that arise from any chronic illnesses, congenital conditions, asthma or diabetes. They can also diagnose the source of severe symptoms like fever, seizures and trouble breathing to get parents more answers.
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My son had severe leg pain and limp. We went to Valley Hospital urgent care. They said he needed immediate imaging and that it would be covered by our insurance at the ER. They called ahead to Chilton Hospital. Dr. Devadan looked at my 6 year old who was feeling better at this point due to Motrin and said he is fine it's just a bruise. I insisted on imaging because he had the same pain a few months prior and he sent us away with an ace bandage. My son continued to have intermittent pain in his left leg and has since been diagnosed with a tumor in his femur at NY Hospital for Special Surgery. It was first seen on plain x-ray and he just had a CT scan to confirm the type of tumor. He could have avoided another episode of excruciating pain had Dr. Devadan taken his pain seriously and listened to the recommendation of the Urgent care team on imaging his leg. To top it off I received an exorbitant bill from the Dr. over what my insurance already paid.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
- St Georges University
St Josephs Medical Center
Dr. Phillip S Devadan accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Health Network Option Open Access
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