Adolescent medicine

Adolescent medicine doctors with Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital deliver care for teens and young adults.

Teenager talking with an adolescent medicine doctor at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis.

Adolescent medicine at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital

Board-certified and fellowship-trained adolescent medicine doctors with Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis have the expertise to diagnose, treat and manage health conditions that affect the emotional and physical health of teens and young adults. Every appointment starts with a compassionate conversation. By understanding symptoms and care needs, we make a diagnosis and create a personalized care plan. And we coordinate your child’s care with their referring pediatrician or other provider.

Specialized care for teens and young adults

Teens and young adults with certain conditions need doctors and care teams who understand what they are experiencing and how they are feeling. Adolescent medicine doctors have specialized training in treating health conditions such as:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Amenorrhea (missing period)
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Body image disorders
  • Breast conditions
  • Diabetes
  • Eating disorders, including bulimia, anorexia and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder
  • Gynecologic conditions
  • Headache and migraine
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, and ADHD
  • Nutrition concerns
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Premature ovarian insufficiency (early menopause)
  • Puberty and growth concerns
  • Relative energy deficiency in sport (female athlete triad)
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI)
  • Sports-related injury
  • Vaginitis (inflammation in the vagina)
  • Vulvovaginitis
  • Weight concerns

Our adolescent medicine doctors help bridge the gap between pediatric care and adult care with the expertise to diagnose and treat health conditions that affect teens’ and young adults' emotional and physical health.

Multidisciplinary care at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital

At Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, your child and family are connected to pediatric specialists and specialty programs across Indiana. We work closely with pediatric specialists in mental health, neurology, hematology, oncology, orthopedics, rheumatology, gastroenterology (GI), nephrology and others.

Care for the whole child

Your child’s care team includes adolescent medicine doctors, dietitians, psychologists, social workers and more. Our goal is to care for the whole child – physically and emotionally. We take the time to get to know your child and their health needs. Then, we create a comprehensive care plan that meets all of their needs.

Adolescent medicine