Medical Expert - Paul J. Sagerman, MD, MS

Area of Expertise: Pediatrics - General
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Paul J. Sagerman, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Sagerman's special interests include children with chronic medical issues and pediatric rheumatology. His current practice includes care of hospitalized children at Brenner Children's Hospital, newborns at Forsyth Medical Center and teaching pediatrics at the downtown Health Plaza in Winston-Salem. He is currently serving on the North Carolina Office of Disabilities and Health (NCODH) Advisory Council, as well as the NCODH Work Group implementing a federal Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) project. The project is focused on the transition of children with chronic illness into the adult world. In 2007, he was elected to the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Council on Children with Disabilities (COCWD). Sagerman is also currently Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board, member of the Board of Directors and a summer volunteer for Victory Junction Gang Camp in Randleman, N.C. a camp for children with chronic medical conditions.

Keywords

Pediatrics, children with special needs, disabilities, lumbosacral agenesis, spina bifida, children's camps, pediatric education, parenting, primary care, transitions (youth with special medical needs).
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