About Plateau Pediatrics
Located in Crossville, Tennessee, we are excited about helping serve the health care needs of Cumberland County children. Our three board-certified pediatricians and board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner care for young people from birth until age 21, marriage, or pregnancy. We provide comprehensive medical home services, including:
  • Well-baby and well-child exams
  • Daycare, school, sports, and camp physicals
  • Same-day appointments for sick and injured children
  • Management of chronic childhood illnesses
  • Primary care for children with special needs
  • All required (and some optional) vaccines
  • Nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian
  • Breastfeeding support services
  • Hearing, vision, developmental, and behavioral screening
  • Inpatient care at Cumberland Medical Center for children requiring hospitalization
  • Coordination of tests and services (physical therapy, MRI)
  • Coordination of referral care for children requiring pediatric subspecialists
  • An on-call physician available by phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Suzanne Berman, M.D. A well-stocked home medicine cabinet should include the following items: Small and medium sized band-aids. Medium and large sized gauze pads. A roll of clean gauze. A heating pad. A digital thermometer. A freezable ice pack. Sunscreen (at least SPF 15). Insect repellent (see our information page on insect repellent.) A pair of small tweezers. Small, curved fingernail scissors. A rubber bulb syringe. As far as medications for the medicine cabinet, we recommend having the following: Acetaminophen (Tylenol), in liquid or pill form, depending on the age of your children. Also consider having a few suppositories, since these are handy when children have fever and vomiting. Ibuprofen (Advil), in liquid or pill form. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl), in liquid or pill form. Hydrocortisone 1% cream or ointment. Antibacterial ointment (such as Neosporin.) Nasal saline drops. Tips for your kit: We recommend going throu... View more