Vaccine Policy Statement

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Infant Nutrition

Food Chart – Infant

Cancellations & No Shows

If you need to cancel an appointment, please notify our office as soon as possible so that we may be able to accommodate potential sick patients who may need to be seen. We do require a 24-hour advance notice to cancel an appointment. Less than 24 hours notice will result in a “No Show” fee of $25.00 assessed to your account. When you make an appointment to see one of our providers at Infants and Children, P.A. , that time is set-aside just for you. We attempt to confirm appointments 2 days in advance, but, ultimately you are responsible to mark your calendar to assure you are available to keep the appointment.

Same Day Sick visits require no less than 3 hours notice. We will charge you, not your insurance company, a No Show/Cancellation Fee in the event that you either miss your appointment or do not allow the amount of time required for cancelling the appointment. The fees for missed appointments are as follows:

No show fee for any appointment is $25

In the event of 3 No Shows, you may be dismissed from our practice.

James Beattie, M.D.

James Beattie, M.D.

Dr. Beattie joined Infants and Children, P.A. in August 1987. He was born in Peoria, Illinois, where he resided until he moved to South Florida at the age of four years. He graduated from the University of Miami, School of Medicine. He completed his Pediatric Internship and Pediatric Residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, and served as Assistant Chief of Residents in his final year. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Professional Societies/Organizations: 

Fellow-American Academy of Pediatrics, Florida Pediatric Society, Palm Beach County Pediatric Society, Palm Beach County Medical Society and Florida Medical Association.

Ada C. Hanlon, M.D.

Ada C. Hanlon, M.D.

Dr. Hanlon joined Infants and Children, P.A. in July 1996.   She was born in Cuba and came to West Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 10 months. She graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville and the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida.  She completed her Pediatric Residency and Internship at the University of South Florida Department of Pediatrics, Tampa, Florida. She is Board Certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Professional Societies/Organizations:

American Academy of Pediatrics, Florida Pediatric Society, Palm Beach County Pediatric Society and Florida Medical Association.

Dr. Hanlon is fluent in both Spanish and English

Stephen J. Pacetti, M.D.

Stephen J. Pacetti, M.D.Dr. Pacetti joined Infants and Children, P.A. in January 2010. He was born in St. Augustine, Florida.

He graduated from University of Florida and Universidad Central del Este School of Medicine in the Dominican Republic. He completed his internship at The University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey Medical Center and his residency at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey. He is Board Eligible by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Professional Societies/Organizations:

Former Chief of Pediatrics Jupiter Medical Center,  Florida Pediatric Society, Palm Beach County Pediatric Society, Florida Medical Association and Boot Camp for Dads at Jupiter Medical Center.

Dr. Pacetti is fluent in both Spanish and English.

E. J. Roberts, M.D.

E. J. ROBERTS, M.D.

Dr. Roberts joined Infants and Children, P.A. in 1973.  He is originally from Atlanta, Georgia where he obtained his undergraduate degree at the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Medical Degree at Emory University School of Medicine.  He also completed his Pediatric Internship and Pediatric Residency at Emory University School of Medicine.  Dr. Roberts is the past Director of the Division of Pediatrics at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Professional Societies/Organizations:

Fellow-American Academy of Pediatrics, Florida Pediatric Society, Palm Beach County Pediatric Society, Palm Beach County Medical Society and the Florida Medical Association.

Lyda Rodriquez, M.D.

Lyda Rodriguez, M.D.Dr. Rodriguez joined Infants and Children, P.A. in 1988 and has been practicing in the area for 21 years. She was born in Cuba and came to West Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 13 years. Dr. Rodriguez is a graduate of the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, and completed her Pediatric Internship at Prince George Hospital (University of Maryland), and her Pediatric Residency at St. Agnes Hospital, Maryland, where she was Chief Resident. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Professional Societies/Organizations:

Fellow-American Academy of Pediatrics, Florida Pediatric Society, Palm Beach County Pediatric Society and the Florida Medical Association.

Dr. Rodriquez is fluent in both Spanish and English

Ronald Romear, M.D.

Ronald Romear, M.D.Dr. Romear joined Infants and Children, P.A. in 1993. He was born in Trinidad, West Indies where he resided until the age of fifteen years. He graduated from Wayne State University Medical School, Detroit Michigan. He completed his Pediatric Internship and Pediatric Residency from Inter-Faith Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, where he served as Chief of Residents in Pediatrics. Dr. Romear is the past Director of the Division of Pediatrics and is a member of the Board of Directors at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He is Board Eligible for the Academy of Pediatrics.

Professional Societies/Organizations:

Florida Pediatric Society, Palm Beach County Pediatric Society, Florida Medical Association and past board member at St Mary’s.

Victoria Vought, A.R.N.P.

Victoria Vought, A.R.N.PVictoria (Vicki) is a native of Florida born in Palm Beach County. She graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Nursing. In 2005, Vicki completed a Master’s degree in Nursing as a Maternal/Child/Adolescent Clinical Nurse Specialist from Clemson University in South Carolina. Shortly after returning to live in Florida, she attended Florida International University in Miami and completed a Post Master’s Program as a Pediatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Vicki is Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Professional Societies/Organizations:

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners, Palm Beach County Pediatric Society, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Medical Release Form

Medical Release Form

Letter From The Administrator

At Infants and Children we are excited about the future and what it holds.  As you explore this website, we hope that whether you are a new or existing patient, you will feel more connected and have the information required to take care of your children’s needs in the most effective and efficient manner possible.  We are working hard to build strong relationships and deliver excellent service to our patients and their families, ensuring everything we do is beneficial to the patient and the practice.

I speak for all of the providers and employees of Infants and Children, P.A. when I say we are totally committed to providing the best solutions and outstanding customer service to our patients and their families.  Our mission is to give quality service in a nurturing environment.

Thank you for your interest in Infants and Children and visiting our website. If you really want to get to know us and what we can do to assist the medical needs of your family then please contact us at (561) 242-0505.  We welcome the opportunity to speak to you.

Sincerely,

Marilyn Marquez
Practice Administrator

The Founders

The founders of Infants and Children P.A.

From the left: Bernard O’Hara, M.D., E.J. Roberts, M.D., Charles Edwards, M.D., Robert Eddleman, M.D.

Infants and Children, P.A. was started in the 1930’s by Dr. Jennings Derrick who was the first pediatrician in Palm Beach County. Dr. O’Hara joined the practice in 1962, Dr. Edwards in 1967 and Dr. Eddleman in 1970 and Dr. Roberts, M.D. in 1972. They are the original founders of the practice.

Autism Checklist #1 M-Chat

Child Questionnaire / M-Chat

Philanthropy Projects

Infants and Children, P.A. has always been at the forefront of serving the community not only in delivering healthcare but also in supporting philanthropic causes. These include local health fairs, school mentorship, and medical missions locally and to faraway places like Uganda and Haiti.