PEDIATRICS

Welcome to Rogue Community Health’s Department of Pediatrics!

We are pleased to offer care for your child from birth through young adulthood. We love getting to know our little patients and watching them grow!

A healthy life starts with a healthy childhood, which is why regular well child care is so important.   These appointments allow us to monitor your child’s development and also protect them from illnesses by immunizing them on schedule. We can remind you what to look out for and answer any questions you may have about your child.  We know it’s natural as parents to worry about our children, and we can help calm many of those common fears. In pediatrics, there are no silly questions!

We also know that parenting is very challenging at times.  Our emphasis includes the emotional health of our patients, and how to support that as a family. These needs change as children grow and develop.  We can help you navigate temper tantrums, sleep troubles, school difficulties, discipline, and your relationship with your tween or teen.  Some kids need extra support and guidance, and we can do evaluations for ADHD, anxiety and depression when appropriate.

Of course, kids also get sick or injured, and when they are little, that can be often. Each of us has many years of experience evaluating and treating children with a large range of acute and chronic problems, from the run of the mill cold or ear infection to more serious diseases like asthma or diabetes. We have become good at recognizing when we can help or when a referral to a specialist might be needed.  We work in collaboration with a range of pediatric subspecialists to provide complete care for your child.

Se habla español

All three of us enjoy the opportunity to use our medical Spanish to converse with patients. We may use an interpreter for more complex conversations, such as those dealing with emotions, ADHD, or complex illnesses. We strive for clear communication with our patients and their families.

Call 541-773-3688 to make an appointment.
Location & Hours
1322 E. McAndrews Rd., Suite 202
Medford, OR 97504
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Your Pediatric Care Team

Dr. Laura Balestreri, Medical Director of Pediatrics

J. Alan Frierson, Pediatric Physician

Cheryl Pippin, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Our Pediatric Services Include:
  • Well child checks
  • Immunizations
  • Behavioral evaluations and recommendations
    • ADHD
    • Anxiety and depression
    • Temper tantrums
    • Sleep troubles
    • School difficulties
    • Discipline issues
  • Treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
    • Cold and flu
    • Ear infections
    • Rashes and hives
    • Minor cuts
    • Sprains and strains
  • Treatment of chronic illnesses
    • Asthma
    • Diabetes
    • Allergies
    • Eczema
    • Stomach problems
  • Referrals to specialists as needed