The Children’s Specialty Services clinic is located on the property of St. Mary’s Hospital, just behind the hospital, with its own parking area. Serving more than 2,000 children a year, this clinic brings some of the state’s leading experts in pediatric medicine to Athens, so parents and their children don’t have to drive to Atlanta or Augusta for important consultations.
The service is doubly convenient because it is located on the St. Mary’s campus, so if your child needs additional testing, you can simply walk the few steps to St. Mary’s Hospital and have testing done in-house the same day.
Specialized physicians practice at the clinic on a rotating basis, seeing children referred to them by local pediatricians, family practitioners and other specialists. They provide care in pediatric subspecialties such as:
- Diabetes Education
- General Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
If your child has an illness or condition that is appropriate for treatment by our rotating staff of specialists, ask your child’s physician for a referral. For more information about St. Mary’s Children’s Specialty Services, please call us at 706.389.2800 or fax 706.389.2801.
One-on-one counseling for children with Type I and Type II diabetes and for their parents and caregivers is also available at the Children’s Specialty Services Outpatient Clinic. Teens and parents of children with diabetes may take advantage of St. Mary’s regular Diabetes Education classes. PLEASE NOTE: A physician order is required. To contact our Diabetes Education Department for class dates and times, call 706.389.2150.