Dr. Opitz specializes in providing care for both premature and full-term infants. Neonatologists usually provide care in the neonatal intensive care unit of a hospital, commonly known as a NICU. He specializes in treating the wide range of complications that premature and full-term newborns can face after birth. Neonatologists often work in conjunction with the mother's obstetrician, ensuring a healthy transition from the womb to the world.
Dr. Opitz is a pediatrician, a doctor specializing in medical care for children. He offers complete health care for newborns, children & teenagers. As a pediatrician, Dr. Opitz functions as a primary care provider, the first point of contact when a patient is sick. Dr. Opitz is trained to provide well-rounded health care for children of all ages and works very closely with the patient's parents & family to make certain that the child is developing & maturing correctly.