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Services & Programs

SERVICES

Inpatient Care

Here for a while? You’ll get the nation’s finest adolescent medical care, thanks to our 28-bed state-of-the-art inpatient unit, our specialized physicians and our pioneering research. Fully equipped with an on-site school and teen-friendly Child Life Program, our unit is where you want to be for an extended stay. 

Receive expert consultations from all the distinguished subspecialists at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM). CHAM’s Inpatient Adolescent Unit cares for adolescents and young adults aged 13 to 20 years with serious illnesses, including:

Irregular menstrual periods
Lack of menstrual periods
Heavy menstrual bleeding
Eating disorders
Sexually transmitted diseases
Asthma
Infections
Injuries
Surgical problems including scoliosis surgery

 

Outpatient Care

Just stopping in? You’ll receive the care you need, delivered with compassion, respect and confidentiality. Our industry-leading physicians, board certified in adolescent medicine, can diagnose and help you and your family manage a wide range of issues, including:

Menstrual pain and bleeding problems
Polycystic ovary syndrome
Eating disorders
Obesity
Substance use
Sexually transmitted diseases
Contraception including IUDs and implants
HIV/AIDS
Depression and behavioral issues
Bone health (osteopenia)

Our adolescent medicine physicians also provide excellent primary care, including yearly checkups, immunizations, sports physicals, employment physicals and sick visits.

 

PROGRAMS & CENTERS

Adolescent AIDS Program (AAP)

Our Division is the proud home of the Adolescent AIDS Program (AAP), the nation’s first HIV/AIDS center dedicated to teens and young adults, which is currently caring for one of the largest groups of HIV+ youth in America.  Learn more > 

Bronx Nutrition and Fitness Initiative (B’N Fit)

Overcoming adolescent obesity is all about making it fun. B’N Fit is a landmark program developed by the Division of Adolescent Medicine at CHAM in partnership with the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center to help overweight teens shed pounds while gaining friends and unforgettable experiences. 
Learn more >

LGBT Program for Youth and Families

Inclusive, compassionate, specialized care for LGBT youth is here. Launched by our AAP, the LGBT Program for Youth and Families provides comprehensive support and medical care to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adolescents ages 13-24.

The IUD and Contraceptive Implant Service for Adolescents

The best contraception works nearly 100 percent of the time, is safe and reversible, and is one that young women don’t have to worry about every day. IUDs and implants can last for years, until adolescents and young adults finish school. We provide IUDs and implants in a confidential and adolescent-friendly environment.

Montefiore Adolescent Primary Care Initiative (MAPCI)

MAPCI is a nationally recognized, multi-disciplinary collaboration between the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Montefiore Medical Group, instrumental in promoting adolescent access to care and educating primary care physicians about the challenges of providing optimal adolescent care. MAPCI projects include medical center-wide initiatives related to adolescent confidentiality, optimizing the Electronic Medical Record for adolescent primary care, and transitioning adolescents to adult care.