Pediatric Care Specialist

Lake Area Pediatrics

Pediatrics located in Montgomery, TX

Finding the right pediatric care can be a challenge, especially if your son or daughter doesn’t feel particularly comfortable at the doctor’s office. Murray Fershtman, MD, and the warm, caring team at Lake Area Pediatrics in Montgomery, Texas, go above and beyond to ensure your children feel relaxed while getting the care they need. To learn more about the pediatric care they offer, call the office or book an appointment online.

Pediatric Care Q & A

What is pediatric care?

Pediatric care focuses on the health of those ages 0-21. At Lake Area Pediatrics, the team is dedicated to delivering the health care your children need, including school and sports physicals and chronic condition treatment and management. 

No matter what type of care your child needs, Dr. Fershtman strives to do so in an approachable, relaxed way that helps kids and teens of all ages feel comfortable in the office. 

Dr. Fershtman doesn't just help your child maintain the status quo. He places a high value on helping all children grow and progress. 

Lake Area Pediatrics partners with you to help your children lead their healthiest lives through each season, whether they’re just starting grade school, entering adolescence, or getting ready to go off to college. 

Should I find a pediatrician before my baby is born?

Many people change pediatricians throughout their children’s lives due to reasons such as relocating, because their previous health care provider wasn’t meeting their needs, or simply because their kids wanted to try something different. 

You don’t need to feel panicked about finding a pediatrician before your baby is born, but having a pediatrician in place can make adjusting to life with your newborn a little easier. 

That’s why Lake Area Pediatrics offers free meet-and-greet appointments for new patients and expecting mothers. This way, their team can move seamlessly with you through your pregnancy into your child’s life. 

How often should my child visit the pediatrician?

When you have a newborn, it’s important to meet with your pediatrician on a regular basis to monitor your baby’s growth and development. Generally, Dr. Fershtman recommends around a half dozen visits during your child’s first year. 

As your son or daughter grows, you can space visits further apart, usually between 3-6 months for the next few years. Once your child turns 4 and as long as they don’t have a specific health condition, annual checkups are sufficient to keep them healthy. 

If you’re looking for the right pediatrician for your child, call Lake Area Pediatrics or schedule your appointment online.