FLINT – Mott Children’s Health Center and University Pediatricians, the pediatric specialists affiliated with DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan, are pleased to announce an expansion of their collaboration with the launch of a Pediatric Lipid Clinic within the Mott Children’s Health Center in Flint. The new Pediatric Lipid Clinic joins the existing Pediatric Cardiology Clinic at Mott and serves as a preventive care program for children with lipid disorders, featuring specialized pediatric testing, innovative lipid management therapies, and dietary counseling. Patients are seen by a pediatric lipid specialist and a dietitian. Behavioral modification therapy will be provided as an adjunct to pharmaceutical therapy for lipid disorders. The preventive program will also care for children with high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome and related disorders.
Mott Children’s Health Center provides medical, dental, audiology, rehabilitation and behavioral health services to eligible children in Genesee County. University Pediatricians provides nationally ranked pediatric cardiology care, surgery, research, and training at DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan at a variety of locations throughout Michigan. This collaboration brings pediatric lipid services within a family-friendly facility to Genesee County.
“We are thrilled to expand our collaboration with University Pediatricians to welcome the lipid clinic to join our existing Pediatric Cardiology Clinic,” said Todd Wiseley, President and CEO, Mott Children’s Health Center.
“The pediatric specialists of the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan are pleased to bring nationally-ranked specialty services to the children of Genesee County through our expanded partnership with Mott Children’s Health Center,” said Dr. Gautam Singh, Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
The new Pediatric Lipid Clinic opened on January 20, 2021 and is located within the Mott Children’s Health Center at 806 Tuuri Place, Flint.
About University Pediatricians
University Pediatricians serves as discipline of Pediatrics for the Central Michigan University College of Medicine and are the pediatric specialists of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. For over 25 years, our pediatricians have provided essential access and safety-net care to children within Michigan and the surrounding region. Working in coordination with our partners, The Children’s Hospital of Michigan and the Mott Children’s Health Center, we strive to improve the health and well-being of all children and their communities by advancing the practice of pediatric health care through research and training opportunities.