Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach the Leading “Medical Home” for Kids and Teens with Chronic and Complex Conditions

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Miller Children`s & Women`s Hospital Long Beach

Podcast Summary

Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach serves as the leading ""medical home"" for kids and teens with chronic and complex conditions. At Miller Children's, there are more than 30 unique types of specialty doctors specifically chosen to treat our patients and work with an expert care team. Some kids need as many as 3-5 different specialty doctors, all to combat one condition. Children are not ""miniature adults"" and need specialized care just for kids that only a children's hospital can provide; by trained pediatric specialists, who are experts at treating multi-system illness in a still developing body.

Divya Joshi, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, speaks on chronic and complex conditions, children's hospital verse adult and how to properly play an active role in your child's care.