Pediatric Lyme Disease Clinic
The Pediatric Lyme Disease Clinic at Hasbro Children's Hospital specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all children ages one through 18, in all stages of Lyme disease. The clinic provides expertise in managing patients with early, localized Lyme disease, Lyme arthritis and meningitis, and those being treated beyond initial diagnosis.
The infectious disease specialists are able to provide expert consultations to patients with symptoms related to Lyme disease as well as other tick-borne illnesses including ehrlichiosis and babesiosis. The focus of the Pediatric Lyme Disease Clinic is to provide education, treatment and effective prevention of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.
Clinic Hours and Referrals
The Pediatric Lyme Disease Clinic is located in the lower level of Hasbro Children's Hospital. Appointments are available Wednesday and Thursday afternoons Physician referrals are required and all insurances are accepted.
For more information, call 401-444-8360.
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