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Nemours Expands in Seminole County

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015

Nemours Children’s Primary Care, Sanford is the System’s 6th Location in Seminole County

Families in Seminole County will now have greater access to the Nemours Children’s Health System through a new pediatrician who will be based in Sanford. Nemours Children’s Primary Care, Sanford will begin seeing children and families on November 16th.

Dr. Cristy Wong, a board-certified pediatrician, will provide primary medical care to children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, including immunizations, school physicals and newborn care.

Nemours Children’s Primary Care, Sanford is located at 1149 Rinehart Road. The office shares an electronic health record with Nemours Children’s Hospital.

"If one of my patients needs to see a specialist, the team at Nemours Children’s Hospital will see the entire medical history in the child’s electronic health record," said Dr. Cristy Wong, Nemours Children’s Primary Care, Sanford. "This shared electronic information helps Nemours provide families with the safest, most cost-effective care."

This is the 13th Nemours Children’s Primary Care in Central Florida.Nemours also operates six Nemours Children’s Urgent Care centers, three Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Centers and the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Lake Nona Medical City.

The six locations Nemours operates in Seminole County include the following:

About Nemours

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens, KidsHealth.org, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. Nemours ReadingBrightstart.org is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.