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. Isn't my child too old to be wetting the bed? Maybe not. Here are some statistics that may give you some perspective: About 50% of 4 year olds still wet the bed several times a week. At age 10, 5% wet the bed at least once a month. At age 13, 2% wet the bed at least once a month. At age 15 and older, 1% wet the bed at least once a month. In fact, 1% to 2% of military recruits during World War II were rejected from service merely because they were bed-wetters! Will my child grow out of this? As you can see from the above statistics, most children do. As children get older, fewer and fewer have bedwetting accidents, even without doing any special treatment. In fact, of children who wet the bed this year, 15% won't be routine bedwetters next year. However, there will still be some otherwise healthy adolescents and young adults who continue to wet the bed. In older children and teens, it's much more common in boys than girls. It's hard t... View more