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. Many parents may wonder why we are so insistent on "well child checks." Here are just a few of the reasons: We pick up subtle things on physicals that could be missed otherwise. Hernias, unusual moles or skin lesions, high blood pressure, abnormal heart murmurs, and scoliosis are all examples of what we can detect on physicals that generally won't be noticed during a sick visit. We want to annually assess your child's development and environment. This includes checking height and weight, diet and nutrition, family environment, school performance, behavioral and discipline topics, and safety and prevention issues. Discussing all these things takes time and can't be crammed into sick visits. We want to answer any questions you have about your child's growth and development. This is easier on you if your child is well at the time: a cranky, ill child can make a relaxed pace for asking questions difficult. We recommend that children get screeni... View more