Specializing in Puberty, Eating Disorders and Other Issues Affecting St. Louis Teens
SLUCare's division of adolescent medicine works to improve the health of teenagers in the St. Louis region and to educate health care providers about issues such as puberty, sexually transmitted diseases, adolescent menstruation and eating disorders. Our specialists are experts in high-risk behaviors, as well as outpatient gynecological evaluation and treatment, and in the care of teens with chronic illness.
Our unique program for treating patients with eating disorders from late childhood through adolescence offers medical care and coordinates support services with nutritionists, psychologists and psychiatrists.
Adolescent Health Concerns Treated
- Normal puberty
- Growth and development
- Psychosocial development
- Behavioral issues
- Menstrual issues
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Eating disorders
- Diagnostic dilemmas