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
Get Fit Tennessee also allows you to create a free personal account to track goals, progress, intake, and exercise. It includes useful calculators and a food journal. Earn points by completing activities. The USDA's MyPlate.gov has a variety of interactive tools and lots of useful information. KidsHealth has lots of frequently asked questions about nutrition and fitness. Our Knoxville pediatric GI colleagues run BeeFit4Kids.com, a children's weight loss program. The American Academy of Pediatrics has a toolkit of ideas families can use at home, with resources for nutrition and fitness. Healthier Generation features a Parenting to Prevent Obesity section, as well as other helpful tips and ideas. Kidnetic, designed for kids, has games and activities that teach about nutrition and fitness.... View more