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
What is a pediatric nurse practitioner? Pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) are health care providers who are dedicated to improving children's health. Since 1965, PNPs have provided comprehensive care to children and families by focusing on health maintenance and education, illness prevention and minor and chronic illness management. PNPs are pediatric (registered) nurses with advanced education (usually a master's degree) in pediatric nursing. They meet state licensing, competency standards and continuing education requirements. PNPs are certified by a national certifying agency, guaranteeing expertise and competency maintenance. PNPs serve children and families in an extensive range of practice settings, and work with pediatricians and other health care providers in order to enhance the health care of children. What do PNPs do? PNPs serve as pediatric health care providers for well and ill children of all ages. PNPs offer a variety of services including: Provide he... View more