Adolescent Medicine


Children's of Mississippi's adolescent medicine program, led by a physician certified in adolescent medicine, provides medical care for unmarried teenage patients. Initial appointments are scheduled for patients ages 13-17. Follow-up appointments may be scheduled up to age 21.


  • Growth and development
    • Female puberty
    • Male puberty
  • Acute and chronic medical conditions
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Reproductive health issues
  • Contraception
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Individual and family counseling
  • School and learning problems
  • Substance abuse