Eating Disorders and Adolescent Medicine

Eating Disorders and Adolescent Medicine

The Eating Disorders and Adolescent Medicine care team at Penn State Children’s Hospital provides specialty care for teens.

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By calling any of our telephone numbers below.

Specialty care for teens

Teens have unique health care needs. We provide a full range of care for eating disorders, family planning and other concerns.

Adolescent medicine: what we do

We promote good health for teens. We test for and treat health problems. We educate teens and their families.

Penn State Adolescent Medicine provides care for many teen health issues including:

  • Eating disorders
  • Family planning services
  • Menstrual issues (problems with monthly periods)
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Sexually transmitted infections

Eating Disorders: what we do

Our Eating Disorders Program offers a full range of treatment for children, teens and adults with eating disorders. We treat:

  • Anorexia Nervosa (very low weight, fear of gaining weight and/or starvation)
  • Bulimia Nervosa (binge eating followed by forced vomiting or extreme exercise)
  • Related eating disorders, including the new Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

We offer many types of service, including:

  • Outpatient treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Partial hospitalization
  • Day treatment
  • Inpatient hospitalization for children and teens

Our expert staff collaborates with other health care providers to help with full recovery. Our goals are to help patients:

  • Regain full health
  • Improve nutrition
  • Control unhealthy eating
  • Recover mentally
  • Prevent future eating problems

Contact us

Adolescent Medicine:
Phone: 717-531-2099
Fax: 717-531-0067

Request an evaluation:
Eating Disorders Outpatient Program for children, teens or adults
Phone: 717-531-2099
Fax: 717-531-0067

Request an evaluation:
Eating Disorders Intensive Outpatient Program
Eating Disorder Partial Hospitalization Program for children, teens or adults
Phone: 717-531-2099
Fax: 717-531-0067