Pediatrics

Our Optum Pediatricians are experts in the health of newborns, infants, children, and adolescents. Our pediatric physicians serve as your child’s personal doctor, and coordinate care to address a wide variety of concerns, including illness, injury, growth and development, nutrition, immunizations, physical fitness, safety, behavior, emotional and family problems, and school and learning issues. We diagnose and treat a full range of acute and chronic illnesses, from common infections and minor trauma, to malignancies and inherited disorders. Our services include:

Patient-Centered Medical Home - Recognized Practice

Pediatrics clinics

Clinics Providers

Pediatrics - Coors

2929 Coors Blvd., NW, Suite 200

Albuquerque, NM 87120

Ramirez, Joseph, MD

Pediatrics - Montgomery East

9101 Montgomery Blvd., NE

Albuquerque, NM 87111

Engleman, Patricia, CFNP
Gonzales, Alyssa, PA-C
Lentz, Michael, PA-C, Lead Clinician
Martz, Robert, MD
Shah, Urvi, MD
Ward, Leslie, MD, Lead Physician

Pediatrics - Rio Rancho

1721 Rio Rancho Blvd., SE

Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Atencio, Arlette, NP
Garcia, Jodie, CFNP
Good, John, MD, FAAP
Kasemsap, Pawitta, MD, Lead Physician
Myers, Lori, CPNP

Pediatrics - Sunport

2901 Transport Street, SE, (2nd Floor)

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Pediatrics information

Commonly treated conditions: Our procedures include:

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Asthma and Allergies
  • Behavior and emotional problems
  • Common infections
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inherited disorders
  • Learning and school problems
  • Minor trauma
  • Sports injuries

  • ENT
    • Audioscope screens
    • Cerumen removal
    • Control of epistaxis
    • Removal of foreign body
    • Throat cultures
  • General Surgery
    • Incision and drainage of superficial abscesses
    • Primary care and closure of wounds with subsequent suture removal
    • Primary care and debridement of burns
  • Gynecologic
    • PAP smear
    • Pregnancy prevention & education services
    • Screening and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases
  • Medical
    • Administration of medications
    • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Drug screening
    • Immunizations and other appropriate IM injections
    • IV therapy for stabilization of acute medical conditions
    • Nebulizer treatments
    • Pertinent examination necessary to evaluate a presenting complaint
    • Preventive exams for WCC
    • Spinal tap
  • Ophthalmologic
    • Fluorescence stain
    • Patching
    • Removal of superficial foreign bodies
    • Vision Screening
  • Orthopedic
    • Ace wrapping
    • Splinting (plaster and soft)
  • Urology
    • Circumcision
    • Urethral catheterization

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