Outpatient Care Center Spotlight—Brandon

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care, Brandon, offers frequently needed medical, diagnostic and therapeutic services in a convenient location. We offer a variety of pediatric services:
 
Rehabilitation/Audiology Services
Occupational therapy, orthopaedic and sports physical therapy, speech-language therapy, audiology
 
Medical/Surgical Specialties
Orthopaedics, sports medicine, cardiology, endocrinology/diabetes, gastroenterology/nutrition, infectious disease, pulmonology, surgery, urology
 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Perinatal Cardiology

 
Diagnostic and Related Services
Pediatric radiology (X-ray), echocardiograms, EKG/Holter monitoring/event monitoring, fetal echocardiograms, laboratory services, pulmonary function testing

Spotlight on Sports
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care, Brandon, is here to care for young athletes.
 

Daniel C. Bland, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon
Patient consults in Brandon every Friday specializing in fractures, general orthopaedic conditions, congenital orthopaedic anomalies and trauma.

*Children’s Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates, LLP, is the exclusive provider of pediatric orthopaedic services at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and its Outpatient Care locations.
 

Sarah Irani, M.D., Sports Medicine
Patient consults in Brandon every Friday specializing in, concussion diagnosis and management, acute musculoskeletal injuries, such as ligament sprains, muscle strains, non-operative overuse injuries, such as Sever’s disease, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, rotator cuff tendonitis, patellar tendonitis and heat illness.
 
For more information or to refer a patient, visit HopkinsAllChildrens.org/Brandon or call 813-436-5900.

 

Spotlight on Diabetes Program

The diabetes program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is committed to teaching our patients and their families how to effectively manage diabetes using the latest information, treatments, education and technology available. Our physicians and nurse practitioners work closely with patients/families, nurses, diabetes educators, dietitians and social workers to create an individualized treatment plan for each patient.

Our diabetes program supports children and caregivers during the initial diagnosis of diabetes and provides ongoing treatment, education, long-term management and support including transitioning to adult care. We offer diabetes education classes that range from basic diabetes survival skills to comprehensive self-management education for our patients and families at all stages of their diagnosis. We have access to pediatric specialists and subspecialists throughout our hospital and can provide a seamless transition for patients who need additional specialty care.

We offer diabetes services at our St. Petersburg, Brandon, East Lake, Lakeland, Pasco, Sarasota and Tampa Outpatient Care locations. For information or to refer a patient, call our main campus office at 727-767-3636 or visit hopkinsallchildrens.org/Services/Endocrinology-Diabetes.

 

OB-GYN Specialists New Location

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s OB-GYN Specialists will be moving to a new office conveniently located on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg. The new space highlights a stunning new facility with larger office space that was designed for an efficient patient flow. The location is centralized between Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg General where providers deliver. The office will be begin seeing patients in the new space located at 5959 Central Ave., Suite 103, St. Petersburg, FL on Nov. 12, 2018. For information, visit HopkinsAllChildrens.org/OBGYN or call 727-767-6060.

 

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Home Care Expands

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Home Care is expanding its services for children and families in Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee, Highlands and Hardee counties. Home care staff, including a registered nurse and respiratory therapist, will be based out of our South Tampa outpatient care location—1202 S. Church Ave.—to serve patients through a coordinated case-management approach that adds skilled nursing visits, respiratory therapy and other services to our existing offerings in those communities.

For a complete list of services, visit HopkinsAllChildrens.org/HomeCare. The home care team is available to answer questions 24/7 at 1-800-428-3990.

 

Be Prepared for Flu Season

American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a Red Book Online special alert summarizing recommendations for prevention and control of flu in the pediatric population. See the highlights.