Dr. Davianne Cartwright
MBBS; DM Paediatrics
Dr. Davianne Cartwright is a Consultant Paediatrician who joined Omnicare Medical Center in 2022. Originally from The Bahamas, she completed her Bachelors of Science in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA in 2006. She thereafter spent two years in scientific research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute. After spending many snowy winters in the USA, she moved to Jamaica and obtained her MBBS and Doctor of Medicine degree in Paediatrics at The University of the West Indies in 2013 and 2021 respectively.
She has also enjoyed teaching medical students and residents as an Associate Professor at the University of the West Indies School of Clinical Medicine and Research while working at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas before joining Omnicare.
At Omnicare Kids Medical Clinic we believe that each and every child is special. Choosing his or her paediatrician is one of the biggest decisions you make for your child. By choosing Omnicare Kids, you can feel secure that you have made an excellent choice. Caring for children is not only seeing them when they are ill, but seeing them regularly to ensure healthy growth and development from infancy into early adulthood.
How can our Paediatrician help you?
Paediatricians have a wide range of responsibilities. They do everything from perform well-baby checkups to manage chronic medical conditions. Paediatricians provide preventive care and also diagnose and treat infections, injuries and diseases. Paediatricians:
Perform regular health and wellness checkups (also called well-baby or well-child visits).
Conduct physical exams.
Track your child’s physical, emotional and social development.
Diagnose and treat illnesses, injuries and other health conditions.
Listen to parents’ concerns and answer their questions.
Offer health advice to parents.
Refer families to specialists as needed.
When should my child visit a paediatrician?
Your baby’s first paediatrician visit should be within 48 to 72 hours of leaving the hospital. Their second visit should be at two to four weeks old. During their first year, your child should see their paediatrician at two, four, six, nine and 12 months of age. After your baby’s first birthday, they should be seen at 15, 18 and 24 months. After that, annual visits with your child’s paediatrician are recommended. Also, appointments can be made any time that you have a health concern or your child is ill.
Why should my child visit a paediatrician?
Well-child visits are important for the health and well-being of your child. At these appointments, your child’s paediatrician evaluates your child’s overall physical and emotional health. They make sure your baby’s development is appropriate for their age. Your child’s paediatrician also gives your baby recommended vaccines to help protect them from infections. At your child’s well-child visits, you’ll have the opportunity to talk to your child’s paediatrician about any concerns you may have about your child’s health.
Phone: 649 941 5050 | 649 941 5049
Address: Omnicare Kids Medical Center
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