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Dr. Katalin Szigeti

Pediatrician, pediatric gastroenterologist

Visiting hours: Thursday 9-12

Languages spoken: ENGLISH

Coral Medical Center pediatric practice welcomes all children newborn through 18 years of age.

We pride ourselves on providing outstanding professional and technical background but mostly on our ability to listen to our patients and their families and making visits to our office as enjoyable as possible. We strive to create a distended, pleasant environment and atmosphere, to help relieve all understandable anxiety of parents and children We make every effort to provide each of our patients and their families with care that is tailored to their particular needs.

  • Newborn infant development
  • Pediatric visit and examination
  • Coral Medical Center general pediatric practice main activities
  • Main symptoms to be aware of
  • Diagnostic options

Newborn infant development

Caring for a newborn is one of the greatest challenges a parent or caregiver faces. In helping this process we place emphasis on

  • Newborn babies development screening and follow up. This includes screening and evaluation as well as tracking of the progress of newborn babies who are at an increased risk of experiencing developmental problems; Follow-up evaluations to identify problems in physical growth, sensory systems or learning/development.
  • Counseling parents on nutrition, safety, and other important topics. Particularly important are problems related to breastfeeding, nutrition, solid nutrition

Administering immunizations against common illnesses. Immunizations include compulsory and voluntary vaccinations.

Pediatric visit and examination

With a view to specific age- relates communications need, we are dedicated to providing you with the highest level of quality care... personal, considerate, sensitive, and knowledgeable. The pediatric visit includes

First, a detailed overview of the medical history (pregnancy, neonatal events, family illness, previous diseases)

Then will discuss the daily routine, dietary habits and other issues, such as health concerns, or, perhaps child education-related matters. These could be related to the birth of a new baby in the family, the child's contact with the community.

This is followed by a detailed physical examination that includes nutritional assessment (weight and height measurement, percentile calculation), examination of the hair, teeth and skin as well as genital examination.

We strive to do only the absolutely necessary, but sufficient investigations, particularly with regard to the discomfort and possibly painful interventions (e.g. blood tests).

Coral Medical Center general pediatric practice main activities:

  • Infant feeding problems, solid food nutrition
  • Breastfeeding counseling
  • Developmental problems, delayed growth, delayed weight gain
  • Frequently recurrent respiratory diseases
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diagnosing and managing acute and chronic illnesses
  • Immunizations

If your child experiences any of the following symptoms, which could signal an infectious disease, your pediatrician will want to see you and your child:

  • Decreased appetite
  • Fever that lasts for several days or weeks with no apparent reason
  • Irritability and restlessness
  • Overall muscle aches and pains, along with fever
  • Pain in a specific area
  • Recurrent infections
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Weight loss

Among the diagnostic options available

  • Possibility to quickly consult with complimentary medical specialists (ultrasound scanning, pediatric cardiology, pediatric gastroenterology)
  • Full ultrasound screening of infants (cranial, hip, abdominal)
  • Blood sample analysis, full lab testing
  • Bacteriological testing
  • Stool testing
  • Instant blood glucose, rapid occult blood analysis (fecal, urine)
  • C-reactive protein (CRP) quick test, a reliable laboratory test that is useful in distinguishing between viral and bacterial infection.
  • Skin tests for respiratory and food allergies
  • Hospital background
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 18:46

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