Dr. Ophelia Baltazar M.D.
Adolescent Specialist | Adolescent Medicine3805 NORRISVILLE RD JARRETTSVILLE MD, 21084
Dr. Ophelia Baltazar is an adolescent specialist practicing in JARRETTSVILLE, MD. Dr. Baltazar works with patients who are in the adolescent age, or generally between the ages of 11 and 19 years old. As an adolescent-specialist, Dr. Baltazar treats many common health issues that pre-teens and teenagers face, from mental, to behavioral, to physical conditions. Some of these issues may include growth and hormone problems, sports injuries, eating disorders, substance abuse and more. Adolescent specialists perform medical exams, histories and diagnostic tests, and develop individualized treatment plans for each patient.
Education and Training
Univ Of The Philippines- Coll Of Med- Manila- Philippines 1968
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
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