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. Vomiting is pretty nasty sometimes, but fortunately it doesn't usually last more than a day or two in otherwise healthy children. What causes vomiting? Vomiting is usually caused by irritation of the stomach. Lots of things can cause this irritation. The most common causes are: Viral illnesses. Just like a virus can infect the nose and throat, it can infect and irritate the stomach. Also, swallowing lots of nasty nasal mucus from a cold can upset the stomach too. If a day or two of vomiting is followed by several days of diarrhea, the most likely cause is a viral illness. Eating or drinking something unusual. This doesn't necessarily imply food poisoning. The body sometimes rejects a food that is new or different. Also, eating too much of any one thing, even if it was tolerated before, can result in stomach upset. Certain kinds of medications. Any medication can potentially irritate the stomach. Medications taken for a cold or "flu ... View more