Routine Care

As your child grows, there are crucial developmental milestones like your child’s first smile, words, and steps. At GetzWell we practice whole kid care that includes wellness visits at:

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These routine wellness exams allow us to monitor your child’s growth and development and cultivate a partnership designed to optimize your child’s health within an integrative framework.

Dr checking 2 little girls heartbeats

What Happens During a Well Child Visit?

The first three years are a time of rapid growth and development. Wellness visits typically involve:

We take the time to answer any and all questions you have regarding your child’s wellbeing so that your child grows up healthy and happy.

Screening for Developmental Delay

At GetzWell Pediatrics, all members receive a formal developmental screening at their 18-month routine check-up. We also complete informal screenings at each of the well child visits to ensure your child is developing normally. We are happy to provide formal screening at any other time upon request or if otherwise indicated and welcome screening-only visits for non-members.

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Some of the developmental assessment tools we use at GetzWell are:

When appropriate, we will coordinate care and make referrals to specialists for more in-depth evaluations.

When appropriate, we will coordinate care and make referrals to specialists for more in-depth evaluations.

Preteen and Teen Exams: A Different Approach for a Challenging Time

At GetzWell Pediatrics we also offer an innovative personalized approach to help families with the unique challenges faced by their adolescent. By having more time during our preteen and teen exams, we really get to know you and your child and help steer you in a positive direction.

Engaging preteens and teens in self-awareness and healthy lifestyle choices can prove difficult for parents. We believe in engaging in a compassionate dialogue with adolescent patients regarding a variety of social, psychological, and emotional challenges. We want to be a resource guiding them in making healthy choices and providing some of the tools they need for continued wellbeing. In partnership with parents and their teens, we address challenges such as:

dr getzelman checking young boys blood pressure

Our functional medicine framework allows for a customized treatment plan suited to your child’s unique needs.

School, Sport and Camp Physicals

As your child gets older, GetzWell Pediatrics offers school, sport, and camp physicals. We are happy to provide detailed guidance to your child’s school/program regarding:

If your child has had a comprehensive exam within the last year and does not require another physical, we request that you email, fax, mail or deliver the appropriate forms to our office for completion at least 14 days before the registration deadline. For an additional fee, GetzWell pediatricians will provide these physical exams to non-members of the practice.

Interested in seeing if GetzWell is the practice for you?

Start with a Meet & Greet, which gives you an opportunity to see our beautiful offices and speak with a provider to learn more about what makes GetzWell unique!