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. Fortunately, the problems that disable older folks (like heart attacks and strokes) are exceedingly rare in kids. Preventable accidents are one of the biggest causes of death in children, and are the number one cause of death in kids between the ages of 1 and 10! Here are some important things you can do to help your child grow up safely. Decide early in your child's life that you will never compromise your child's safety for any reason. Let other people who care for your child know that you take safety seriously, and that you expect them to do the same. This also means that you must never give in to your child's tantrums or demands where safety is concerned. Whether to go to bed at 8 or 9 o'clock might be negotiable; but wearing a seat belt is never optional. Other caregivers need to be aware of this, too. Grandma may want to spoil the grandkids, but sitting in grandma's lap in the car is just not safe. Be prepared to stand firm on these issues,... View more