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UPDATED December 2018: Staying active and healthy on Long Island is easy, especially when you have a variety of health and wellness services to choose from. To make it even easier, we found the best pediatric health and wellness providers in Nassau and Suffolk counties for you. Our directory helps you locate the best and most cost-effective pediatric care from family dentistry and orthodontics to therapeutic services such as speech therapy, behavioral therapy, and even feeding therapy. Additionally, you’ll find facilities that promote over wellness such as chiropractic care offices and fitness facilities. These health and wellness facilities are located in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including such towns as Garden City, Manhasset, Lake Success, Smithtown, Commack, Melville, and Westbury.
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ADVANTAGE CARE HEALTH CENTER
189 Wheatley Road, Brookville
230 Hanse Ave.
Advantage Care Health Centers and The Fay J. Lindner Center are Long Island’s premier Federally Qualified Health Care Centers (FQHC). We provide comprehensive medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health services to children and adults. We offer services to all members of the community with a commitment to those who might otherwise be excluded from the health care system, while still remaining cost-effective and efficient. The center specializes in providing services to individuals with Autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and Managed Care plans.
AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
For more than 30 years, Affinity Health Plan has been offering New York state-sponsored free or low-cost health coverage to New Yorkers who have Medicaid or no health insurance at all. Building on this unparalleled success, we added Medicare Advantage to seniors and dual eligible. Our managed care programs meet the need for coverage among people who are "underserved," those who may find it hard to get health care for different reasons such as language barriers, social and economic status, or other factors.
ALLIED PHYSICIANS GROUP
3 Huntington Quadrangle, Melville
The more than 120 physicians that comprise Allied Physicians Group are among the top pediatricians throughout Long Island, New York City, Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, and beyond. When you bring your children to an Allied pediatric practice, you know they are getting the very best care. Our doctors have access to resources, technology, and support that other, stand-alone pediatric practices simply cannot offer. Our doctors have more time for what matters most-you and your child! For more information, visit alliedphysiciansgroup.com or call us at 866-621-2769.
Aviva Chansky Guttmann, L.M.S.W., C.I.R.T., is an Advanced Imago Clinician and Certified Imago Relationship Therapist specializing in home based relationship therapy for parents, partners, and families. Imago Relationship Therapy offers relationship partners a therapeutic dialoguing technique providing a safe, focused, and non-confrontational method of dealing with relationship conflict. Aviva teaches this interactive process and partners experience enhanced empathy, sharpened listening skills, and emotional intimacy. Services are available in the comfort and privacy of your home.
BERKSHIRE FARM CENTER AND SERVICES FOR YOUTH
535 Broad Hollow Road, Suite B30, Melville
Many children in our communities are placed in foster care due to an unhealthy environment. For the emotional and psychical well-being of a child, it’s important that children who come into care be placed in an environment where their needs can be met. Currently, Berkshire Farm Center is looking for families to open their homes and hearts to children in need. We work as a team to plan for a successful stay in foster care and to help children reach their goals of returning to a safe, healthy environment, or becoming available for adoption.
Dr. Dana Walters is a chiropractor specializing in prenatal and pediatric care. Dr. Walters has practiced in a variety of areas, including Manhattan’s Upper West Side, and has brought her passion for helping families discover the benefits of chiropractic care to Bellmore, as ChiroMom. ChiroMom offers chiropractic care utilizing techniques including immune boosting treatments, musculoskeletal and nutritional work, activator techniques, massage therapy, and lifestyle education. As a mom, Dr. Walters experiences first-hand how chiropractic care throughout pregnancy, birth, and childhood sets a solid foundation for greater health and well-being.
At Cummings Family Dentistry, we believe that a dentist and patient become a team. We spend time listening to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. We follow up to make sure that pain is relieved, problems are resolved, and your health improves. Patients are informed about dental problems and treatments, because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well-being. Our practice offers the personal commitment you look for from a dentist. There's a story behind every smile...we'd like to be part of yours!
Ehrenman & Khan Pediatric Dentistry cares for all of your child’s oral health needs in a fun, kid-friendly environment that includes iPads and chairside TV monitors. Drs. Ehrenman and Khan are dedicated and trained to ease dental anxieties for young children as well as patients with special needs. Their years of advanced training include hospital and sedation dentistry. Please visit kidsteeth4li.com to learn more about what Ehrenman & Khan Pediatric Dentistry has to offer!
GREEN VALE SCHOOL
250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
The Green Vale School is Long Island’s largest independent, coed, non-denominational school for pre-nursery through eighth grades. Since 1923, families have chosen Green Vale for superior academic preparation and an exceptional foundation in character education. We believe that strength of character is connected to wellness of mind and body. With a 40-acre campus, athletics and arts built into the daily curriculum, and family-style lunch together with teachers, Green Vale students are happy, confident learners. Contact the Admissions Office to schedule a visit.
Head lice infestations can be traumatic for families. At Lice Tamers our goal is to make the experience of having lice as stress-free as possible. Owned and operated by a medical professional, Lice Tamers offers same-day lice treatment and head checks at our comfortable, child-friendly treatment center or in the comfort of your home. All of our products are safe and non-toxic. We are dedicated to dispelling the myths surrounding head lice and offer free presentations to schools and camps. Call us today to learn more!
LONG ISLAND CENTER FOR SPEECH AND MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY
Locations across Suffolk and Nassau: East Yaphank, Farmingville, Stony Brook, Commack, Jericho, Wantagh, and Lake Success
Queens: 718-640-6767 Nassau: 516-216-1791 Suffolk: 631-689-6858
Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, owns and operates Long Island Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy. With her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding therapy for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions, and FEES—Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing—are also offered. Seven affiliated offices across Long Island participate with most health insurance and offer evening and Saturday hours.
MERRICK PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
1756A Merrick Ave., Merrick
Dr. Rania Elbaz is a board-certified pediatric dentist. She earned her dental degree from Columbia University. She then completed her pediatric dental training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School. Dr. Elbaz loves working with children and strives to create a warm and fun environment that children look forward to visiting. Dr. Elbaz sees every patient in order to ensure consistency that is so important to young children. The office welcomes and gives extra time and attention to patients with special needs. The office also participates with most major insurance plans.
NORTH SHORE ORTHODONTICS
50 Route 111, Suite 214 , Smithtown
Dr. Craig Smith and his team at North Shore Orthodontics want to provide you and your family with a unique, positive orthodontic experience! Our goal is to make you feel completely at ease, knowing that you are receiving the best of care. We offer a variety of orthodontic services, including American Orthodontics Mini Brackets, which are the smallest traditional braces available! Invisalign®, Invisalign Teen™, A.O. Radiance translucent brackets and teeth whitening are also provided. Our caring, compassionate family-oriented practice welcomes everyone! Give us a call to schedule your complimentary consultation!
PDM Family Dental is a new dental office at the Hicksville Jericho border. We are here to provide comprehensive care for your children and your entire family's dental needs. We strive to provide a comfortable dental experience and aim to help you walk out with a smile. Dr. Makkar is a huge advocate of educating families to take care of their dental needs and of supporting communities. We do accept most insurances but also provide in-office dental plans so that dental care is accessible to all. We are open evenings.
PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY OF NASSAU COUNTY
300 Garden City Plaza , Garden City
Dr. Danielle Cooper received her degree in dental medicine and completed her two-year pediatric dental residency at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. She is a board-certified pediatric dentist specialized in treating children of all ages. She loves working with children every day and strives to make her patients feel comfortable, safe, and excited about their oral health. Her patients leaving with a smile is the best part of her day. In her free time Dr. Cooper enjoys reading, movies, good food, and spending quality time with her friends and family.
PEDIATRIC IMMEDIATE CARE
698 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn
150 E. Sunrise Highway, Suite 105, North Lindenhurst
1077 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown
Pediatric Immediate Care is a team of hearts where kids come first. State-of-the-art medical office equipment allows us to deliver your test results during your visit. Kid-friendly, walk-ins welcome, most insurance plans accepted. Complete pediatric and adolescent care, babies, school, and sports physicals. Certified urgent care recommended by Urgent Care Association of America. Thirty years of dedication to our patients. The offices are open seven days a week, including holidays, 8am-11pm.
SHINING SMILES PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY, P.C.
444 Community Drive #201 , Manhasset
Dr. Rod is a board-certified pediatric dentist. He understands that visits to the dentist can be intimidating for young children, as well as their parents, so our friendly, gentle, and compassionate team is dedicated to making your child’s visit stress-free, pain-free, and fun! Dr. Rod understands that optimal oral health is a key part of systemic health. At our office we have no mercury fillings. All of our fillings and sealants do not contain BPA. We are also gluten-free and latex-free.
STONY BROOK CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL PEDIATRIC VOIDING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (VIP)
24 Research Way, East Setauket
Bed-wetting and other urinary and bowel problems are embarrassing for kids and hard on parents. But, the good news is, they’re often treatable. The experts of Stony Brook Children’s Pediatric Voiding Improvement Program (VIP) specialize in caring for children and adolescents with both bladder and bowel issues. We use treatment options that are age-appropriate and as noninvasive as possible. We deliver all our care with the compassion your child deserves. To schedule an appointment call 631-444-6270 and choose option two.
SUFFOLK PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
8 Medical Drive, Port Jefferson Station
6144 Route 25 A, Suite D20
750 Roanoke Ave.
For 40 years, Suffolk Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics has provided dental care that's friendly, gentle, and compassionate. We provide preventive and comprehensive treatment for infants, children, and adolescents including sedation and general anesthesia dentistry. We strive to help our patients develop good oral hygiene habits, and beautiful healthy smiles. Our full-time orthodontist offers braces and Invisalign treatment to our patients. With three locations in Port Jefferson Station, Wading River, and Riverhead, we care for patients all over Suffolk County. Call one of our offices today.