The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine provides healthcare to attain optimal physical, mental, social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults, from birth to 21 years of age. The Department includes 40 employed physicians and healthcare providers as well as 20 community physicians who participate in our teaching programs.
Among our employed faculty, we provide care in the fields of general pediatrics, neurodevelopmental pediatrics, developmental-behavioral pediatrics, adolescent medicine and gynecology, pediatric orthopedics, child and adolescent psychiatry, sports medicine, pediatric rheumatology and immunology, pediatric endocrinology, pediatric pulmonology, child abuse pediatrics, eating disorders, psychology, medicine-pediatrics, pediatric hematology-oncology, pediatric hospitalist care, newborn nursery hospital care, pediatric cardiology, pediatric neurology, pediatric surgery, pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric critical care, neonatology, and pediatric radiology. There are also community physicians with expertise in pediatric allergy & immunology, pediatric otolaryngology, pediatric dentistry, and dermatology. The faculty also provide specific expertise in pediatric chronic illness, pediatric multi-specialty care clinics, and neurodevelopmental pediatrics.
At the WMU School of Medicine Clinics on the Oakland Drive Campus, the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine provides about 25,000 annual patient visits in various areas of general pediatrics and its subspecialties. The clinic faculty are supported by skilled pediatric nurses.
The Pediatric Clinic (as part of the WMU School of Medicine primary care clinics) has achieved national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) designation through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and The Joint Commission (TJC). The WMU School of Medicine Primary Care Clinics are the only residency training based PCMH clinics in the United States. Our physicians have hospital privileges at both Borgess Medical Center and at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Parents may make an appointment for their children to one of the pediatric clinics by calling 269.337.6400
Donald Greydanus, MD, FAAP, FSAM, FIAP, DrHC (Athens)
Chair, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine