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. We frequently get e-mails regarding health issues of children we've never seen. We definitely want you to get the best advice you can for your child, but we don't feel qualified to provide it for children outside our practice. Here are some reasons why: We have no old records available to review. Looking at a child's old records -- to see a previous pattern of illnesses, medication history, growth charts, developmental history -- is indispensable in pediatrics. Without this background information, it's impossible to give good advice. While parental reports of the problem can be useful, they are not a substitute for a physician's medical record which provides complete documentation. We haven't examined the child personally. Without personally seeing the child and assessing him, our advice would be primarily an educated guess only. We want to avoid the "too many cooks" phenomenon. Some doctors approach the same problem differently. There may be mor... View more