Shakti K. Matta, MD, MS, FAAP
6802 W Rio Grande Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 572-2201  |  (509) 783-8844 Fax

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Pediatrics for You provides a comprehensive range of care from newborns to 18 years of age, including preventative care, acute sick visits, chronic care management, care coordination for children with special health care needs, after-hour and weekend care and hospital based care.

Some of our services are listed below:

Newborns and Infants

  • Routine Check-up and Immunizations
  • Care of Premature Babies
  • Care of Newborns and Infants with Special Needs
  • Circumcision

Preventative Care

  • Well Child Checks
  • Sports Physicals
  • Pre-op exams
  • Immunizations
  • RSV Prophylaxis
  • Developmental evaluations
  • Hearing and Vision screenings
  • Contraception for older adolescents

Well child visits and Immunization Schedule

We recommend regular well child visits for children of all ages, as recommended by American Academy of Pediatrics. You can review AAP recommended well child visit schedule here.

We follow American Academy of Pediatrics and Bright Futures Guidelines for growth and development evaluation, age appropriate medical screenings and behavioral assessment and anticipatory guidance during well child visits.

We recommend all immunizations as per AAP recommendations but are open to discuss any concerns you may have regarding vaccinations.  We recommend annual flu vaccinations starting at age 6 months. You can review immunization schedule here.

Acute Care (Sick) Visits

We offer same day sick visits for:

  • Any kind of acute illness
  • Injuries: Sprains, cuts and lacerations, collar bone fracture, finger injuries, and initial stabilization of the fractures

Chronic Medical Conditions: Initial assessment and ongoing management:

  • ADD/ADHD (see articles by Dr Shakti Matta: Accurate diagnosis of ADHD is important, What may not be ADHD.
  • Asthma (and lung function testing)
  • Allergies (and allergy testing)
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diabetes
  • Down syndrome/other Genetic Conditions
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Growth Problems
  • Hearing Problems
  • Speech Delay

 

Medical Home & Care Coordination

 “The American Academy of Pediatrics describes the medical home as a model of delivering primary care that is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective care.”

We partner with families to provide a medical home for children with special health care needs and coordinate their care with different pediatric sub-specialists and at Children’s’ Hospital, Seattle and Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, Spokane.

Specialized Services

Travel Advice: We offer the following services with regards to your international travel:

  • Pre-travel review
  • Post-travel evaluation
  • Immunization review and update, if needed
  • Insect precautions
  • Travel safety tips and precautions

Pre and Post Adoption Evaluations

We offer pre-adoption consultations, post adoption evaluations (including immunization and lab-work up) as well as ongoing pediatric care for both domestic and international adopted children.

Hospital Care: Please see our Newborn and Hospital Care page for more information

Meet and Greet Visits

We offer Meet and Greet visits for families expecting a new child or new families expecting to join our practice.  Please visit our Newborn and Hospital Care page for more information.

Contact us today at 509-572-2201.

 

 

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Pediatrics for You, 6802 W Rio Grande Ave.,
Kennewick, WA 99336