Pediatrics: Adolescent Medicine

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Clinical Programs

Adolescents in Milwaukee and surround communities can receive quality outpatient care through multiple clinical sites including the Adolescent Health Clinic and Gynecology Clinic at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Adolescent Health Program clinic at the Downtown Health Center as well as multiple community and school based health centers. Inpatient consultative services are also available for adolescents admitted to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

The Adolescent Health Clinic at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin sees patients for the following:

  • General physical development and concerns related to male and female puberty.
  • Child and adolescent gynecological and menstrual concerns.
  • Assessment for eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia.
  • Nutrition and health.
  • Sports physicals.
  • Stress and anxiety.
  • Depression.
  • Developmental and transitional periods complicated by chronic illness, developmental or learning disorders.  

Services offered are meant to support and complement the role of your pediatrician or family practice physician. 

The Gynecology clinic at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin focuses on the needs of children and adolescents from infants to teens.

Clinical problems include but are not limited to:

  • menstrual disorders like early, delayed or no menses or abnormal bleeding.
  • vaginal problems in infants, children and adolescents.
  • pelvic pain.
  • pubertal disorders.
  • hormonal problems such as excessive hair growth and others. 

This new specialty clinic is staffed by E. James Aiman, MD, and Vanessa Barnabei, MD, PhD, both faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Aiman is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has advanced training in reproductive endocrinology. Dr. Barnabei is a professor and director of the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Also collaborating in this clinic are M. Susan Jay, MD, director of the Adolescent Health and Medicine Program and Wendi Ehrman, MD, both board certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
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Page Updated 06/30/2014