Pediatric Specialties — Adolescent Medicine

Stony Brook Children's Services is offering Telehealth services which will allow our patients to receive our high-quality care from the safety and privacy of their home.

To see if your pediatric needs can be met virtually, please call Stony Brook Children's Service at (631) 444-KIDS.

If you have already booked a Telehealth visit and have questions about connecting to Microsoft Teams for your visit, please call one of our representatives at (631) 638-0597 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. They will be happy to assist you. If you require support outside of these hours, please visit stonybrookmedicine.edu/telehealth.

Cómo unirse a su visita médica de telesalud de Stony Brook con la aplicación Microsoft Teams

Services

The Adolescent Medicine Division provides inpatient consultations, outpatient consultations and comprehensive primary care for patients ages 12 through 25. Working with a multidisciplinary team, we specialize in treating adolescents and young adults with menstrual and gynecologic concerns, family planning issues, eating disorders, and mild mental health conditions. We screen for high-risk behaviors common among teenagers and young adults, provide risk-reduction counseling and make referrals to appropriate services and programs. 

We also offer comprehensive primary care for adolescents and young adults in youth-friendly medical clinics. We specialize in providing confidential medical services in an accessible, non-judgmental and caring environment regardless of sexual expression or gender identity.  Services include:

Comprehensive Primary Medical Care

  • Primary medical care including routine health care physicals (sports clearance, working papers, and college physicals)
  • Medical care for gay, lesbian, bisexual, non-binary, queer and transgender teens and young adults
  • Management of chronic diseases (for example, asthma, seasonal allergies, etc.)
  • Comprehensive medical care for teens with developmental delays
  • Management of acute medical problems (for example, colds, sore throat, headache, abdominal pain)
  • Primary Care for individuals with complex chronic illnesses, collaborating closely with other subspecialist providers (for example, Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis, HIV)
  • Routine immunizations
  • Acne treatment and skin problems
  • Minor injuries
  • Puberty and growth concerns

Comprehensive HIV Specialty Care and Prevention

  • Medical visits and laboratory testing
  • HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) assessments, follow-up, and prescriptions
  • Medical Case Management
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Close collaboration with Pediatric Infectious Disease specialists

Routine Gynecological Care

  • Pelvic exams/Pap smear
  • Menstrual disorders (for example, irregular periods, menstrual cramps, pre-menstrual mood swings)
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Pregnancy testing and pregnancy prevention education

Reproductive Healthcare for Males and Females

Eating Disorders, Nutrition and Weight Management Counseling

  • Close collaboration with Nutritionist and Therapist

Mental Health Evaluation

  • Evaluation of mild mental health conditions  (for example, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression)
  • Management of mild mental health conditions

*Please Note: Individuals with moderate or severe mental health symptoms; refractory symptoms that do not improve with medication trial; significant adverse effects to medications; or individuals with a recent psychiatric hospitalization will be referred to psychiatric specialist for more comprehensive treatment.

Substance Abuse Evaluation

  • Referrals to appropriate services or programs

Programs and Other Services Available