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Division of Adolescent Medicine Programs and Services


Primary Care

Our Adolescent Medicine Division provides comprehensive primary care for adolescents encompassing both routine health services and the coordination of care for teens with chronic illnesses in a youth friendly setting. 
 
Services include:

• Immunizations
• Evaluation and Management of Acute Illnesses 
• Annual Well Visits
• Sports Physicals


Specialty Consultations 

We also provide comprehensive evaluation and management of non-surgical gynecological issues including (but not limited to):

• Menstrual Disorders
• PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
• Endometriosis
• Breast Disorders

Please note: A referral from your Primary Care Provider is required for these visits.
 

Family Planning (Teen and Young Adult Center)  

We provide comprehensive and confidential reproductive and sexual health services to teens through the age of 21. These services include:
 
• Reproductive Health Exams
• Pap Smears, Pelvic Exams, Male Health Exams
• Emergency Contraception (ECP)/Plan B (aka Morning After Pill)
• Birth Control
• STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) Screening and Treatment
• Rapid HIV Screening
• Pregnancy Testing /Options Counseling
• Sexuality and Reproductive Health Counseling
• Abstinence and Risk-Reduction Counseling
• General Adolescent and Developmental Health Counseling

Walk-In Services-NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED: Pregnancy testing, HIV Screening, Condom Pick-Up, Plan B (aka-Morning -After Pill)

 
Q: I’m under 18.  Do I need permission from my parent/guardian to participate in the Family Planning program?

No, you do not need permission from your parent or guardian.  In Pennsylvania, teens 13 and older may consent to their own reproductive care.  This includes STI screening, HIV Testing, birth control, treatment for sexually transmitted infections, and reproductive health exams. However, we do encourage healthy communication between teens and caregivers whenever possible.
 
 Q: Do I need money or insurance to receive Family Planning services?
 
If you are between the ages of 13 and 17 and you are uninsured, all of these services are provided at no cost to you. If you are between the ages of 18 and 21 and have no insurance, you may be charged a sliding scale fee based on your income.  Women 18 and older may qualify for our Select Plan for Women insurance plan to cover Family Planning services.


For an appointment please call (215) 427-3802.
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