Carlisle Pediatric Associates
Specializing in the care of infants, children and adolescents.


Carlisle Pediatric Associates provides a broad spectrum of services to infants, children, adolescents, and families. Our practice emphasis is on preventative care. Accordingly, we offer well child care, immunizations, sports physicals, growth and development assessments, and consultations. We have daily appointments, weekend emergency hours, and extended winter hours to evaluate children who are ill. It is important to us that your child can be seen by a pediatrician when needed.

Minor surgical services available in our office include suturing and bonding of lacerations, removal of skin lesions, surgical treatment of ingrown toenails, drainage of boils, and treatment of warts. We also treat fractures and sprains with splinting and casting in cases where orthopedic consultation is not required.

Adolescent gynecological examinations are offered by our female practitioners. Contraceptive counseling, Pap smears and STD testing are included when indicated or requested.

Attention Deficit Disorder assessment and management
is provided when indicated for our patients. Our assessments are based on school, parent, and physician evaluations. School evaluations are required prior to a consultation appointment.

Mental Health issues such as depression and anxiety are addressed from a medical standpoint and treated, usually in conjunction with behavioral therapy.

Hypnotherapy is now recognized as a promising treatment for certain childhood and adolescent behavior concerns such as fears and phobias, mild anxiety, habits, insomnia, bed wetting, stress, and tics. It is also used for pain management including headaches, nausea, recurrent stomachaches, and migraines. Typically children and teens can learn the empowering skills of self-hypnosis in the first few visits. An audio CD is also provided as children are encouraged to practice at home. Hypnotherapy is offered as primary or adjunctive therapy by Dr. Elena Man who is a member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

The doctors are on the Consulting Staff at UPMC-Pinnacle Carlisle and provide Emergency Room consultations when needed. Newborns are cared for by hospital physicians who coordinate care with our office when your baby is discharged. The hospital no longer has a pediatric floor. Our patients requiring inpatient care are admitted to UPMC-Pinnacle West Shore, Hershey Medical Center, UPMC-Pinnacle Harrisburg, or York Hospital and treated by pediatric hospitalists, with whom we maintain close contact.

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