Pediatricians like Dr. Washington are health professionals who specialize in treating kids of all age groups, providing extensive health care for infants, kids & teenagers. Pediatricians function as primary care providers, or the first point of contact when a patient needs treatment. Dr. Washington is trained to provide well-rounded health care for children of all ages, working closely with the patient's loved ones to make sure that the child is developing & growing correctly.
The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Washington specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. When necessary, Dr. Washington also can refer patients to specialists. For example, patients with serious gastrointestinal issues may be referred to a gastroenterologist for additional diagnostic tests or treatment options.