Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent Medicine

When adolescence, the transitional period from childhood to adulthood, becomes a challenge for you as a teen or young adult or for a child, teen or young adult in your family, reach out to trained specialists for the help you need to deal with the diverse developmental issues that happen during this time.

Adolescent Medicine Services Close to Home

From physical exams and immunizations to care for your reproductive and mental health and more, you can rely on the expert adolescent medicine physicians and counselors at Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health in Oklahoma City and Tulsa for adolescent primary care and comprehensive services to address the unique physical, behavioral and emotional health concerns of young people ages 10 to 24 across Oklahoma and throughout the region.

Your Adolescent Medicine Care Team

When you choose the adolescent medicine specialists at Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health, you’ll work with a diverse team of highly trained physicians, therapists, dietitians and other healthcare specialists who use evidence-based approaches to create your individualized treatment plan and deliver the compassionate care and effective services that help you address your concerns.

    Official Statement on Behalf of OU Health

    As Oklahoma’s flagship academic health system, OU Health seeks to reduce the burden of disease and improve the health of all Oklahomans. We are proud of the integrity, professionalism, care and passion our physicians and staff provide to all of our patients. Compassionate care and patient safety always have been and will remain our top priority.

    In light of the legislation signed by Governor Stitt, we have ceased hormone-related prescription therapies and surgical procedures for gender-affirming services on patients under the age of 18. OU Health provides care in accordance with all state and federal laws and in compliance with regulatory governing bodies.

    Young Women’s Health Program

    Take advantage of the young women’s health program, a joint venture between the OU Health programs in adolescent medicine and pediatric gynecology, designed specifically for the emerging needs of young women at this special time of life.

    Strengths-Based Team Care for Your Concerns

    As a young person yourself or as someone seeking care for an adolescent loved one, you benefit from our team-based, interdisciplinary, collaborative approach that builds on your strengths to help you learn the best ways of dealing with the common, yet often complex and/or chronic and even life-altering issues and concerns that come up during this time of life, such as: Anxiety Chronic abdominal pain Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) Contraception, including Nexplanon Depression Delayed or advanced puberty Eating disorders Menstrual issues Mental health and behavior concerns Polycystic ovary syndrome Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Weight management / obesity and overweight issues