Care for Children with Higher Risk, Chronic Illnesses
Baby Jose Manu Lopez was the very first patient to be treated by Dr. Maria Camacho at the Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic. Manu was born prematurely at 33 weeks at South Texas Health System McAllen and spent a little over a week in the NICU. Manu saw Dr. Camacho for his first pediatrician visit and is doing well.
The Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic of South Texas Health System Children's provides primary care to children with higher risk, chronic illnesses. It is designed to safely transition children from acute care to primary care. The clinic is led by Dr. Maria Camacho and a team of nurse practitioners. Dr. Camacho works closely with other primary care providers to ensure a continuum of care.
The clinic focuses on the following:
- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
- Children with multi-system problems
- Chronic respiratory problems
- Congenital heart disease
- Failure to thrive infants and children
- Feeding problems
- Gastrostomy dependent
- General pediatrics
- Genetic disorders
- Oxygen dependent
- Post-NICU infants
- Tracheostomy/ventilator dependent
To make an appointment at the Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic, please call 956-381-0932.
Learn more about the clinic in this video:
Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic
Edinburg Medical Plaza (Adjacent to South Texas Health System Children's)
4302 South Sugar Road, Suite 205
Edinburg, TX 78539
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday