New Pediatrics Practice to Open at Providence Hospital
July 31, 2017 11:50 am
Providence Medical Group is pleased to welcome Amit Pant, MD, and Hari Sivanandam, MD, to a new pediatrics practice opening Aug. 1, 2017. Providence Medical Group – Pediatrics is located on the Providence Hospital campus at 6701 Airport Blvd., Mobile 36608, in Medical Office Plaza Building D, Suite 100.
Dr. Pant earned his medical degree from Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital and completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Mobile. He serves as chairman of the Pediatrics Department at Providence Hospital and also treats patients at Mostellar Medical Center at Bayou La Batre. He is board certified in pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Medical Society of Mobile County and the Nepal Medical Council. He served as chairman of the Department of Pediatrics in 2015-16. Dr. Pant’s professional medical interests include gastrointestinal disorders, child growth and development, and vaccinations.
Dr. Sivanandam earned his medical degree from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India, and completed residencies in pediatrics at Madras Medical College Institute of Child Health and Hospital in Chennai and also at the University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Mobile where he worked as an emergency physician. Dr. Sivanandam is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has particular medical interests in global health and healthcare access in underserved communities.
Both Dr. Pant and Dr. Sivanandam are accepting new patients. Appointments are available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. and can be made by calling 251-660-3490.
Providence Medical Group is the area’s largest non-profit network of primary care and specialty physicians with more than 20 locations across South Alabama and Southern Mississippi and 70 physicians from specialties including family medicine, endocrinology, general surgery, radiation oncology and more. For more information about Providence Medical Group, visit www.providencemedical.org.
On the Gulf Coast, Providence based in Mobile, Alabama, and Sacred Heart Health System based in Pensacola, Florida, are part of Ascension. Together, these Ascension healthcare facilities have served Gulf Coast communities for more than 160 years and they employ more than 6,600 associates. Across the region, Ascension provided more than $113 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more on Providence, visit www.providencehospital.org.