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Children's of Mississippi Tupelo

Journal Business Park
1150 South Green Street, Building 2, Suite D
Tupelo, MS 38804

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Clinic hours:  8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

For appointments, call 888.815.2005
Physicians Referrals: 855.984.KIDS (5437)

Children's of Mississippi offers pediatric specialty care to children in north Mississippi though their Tupelo clinic. They also provide specialized inpatient care for children at North Mississippi Medical Center.

Children's of Mississippi is part of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the state’s only academic medical center. It includes Batson Children's Hospital, the state's only children's hospital, along with pediatric clinics, services, and providers. Children’s of Mississippi Tupelo offers specialized care for kids because every kid is special.

Pediatric Services

  • Dietetics and nutrition
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Fetal and congenital cardiology
  • Forensic medicine*
  • General surgery
  • Genetic counseling and testing*
  • Inpatient hospital care at North Mississippi Medical Center
  • Neurology
  • Urology*

In addition, specialists from UMMC see adult congenital heart patients at the clinic once per month.

*Services are offered via telehealth. The UMMC Center for Telehealth provides live two-way video patient evaluations and consultations in Tupelo with pediatric medical professionals at the Jackson campus.

Full-time Providers

 

Pediatric Cardiology

 

Frank Abrokwah Osei, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist
University of Mississippi Medical Center

After receiving his medical degree at the School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, Dr. Osei interned in the Departments of Child Health and Surgery at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi. Afterward, with his interest in pediatrics, Dr. Osei continued to take care of children and was a medical officer in the Department of Child Health at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi. He was also involved in clinical research.

Dr. Osei completed his pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital in Charleston, S.C. He completed a pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in Bronx, N.Y., and a fellowship in advanced pediatric non-invasive cardiac imaging at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Osei is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, American Academy of Pediatrics and Academic Pediatric Association.

Dr. Osei also holds a monthly satellite clinic at the Children’s of Mississippi Iuka Outreach Clinic located inside North Mississippi Medical Center-Iuka.

Pediatric Endocrinology

Sara Silver, D.O.
Pediatric Endocrinologist
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Dr. Silver provides care to area children with diabetes and other endocrine conditions such as disorders related to growth and puberty. She is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the UMMC Division of Pediatric Endocrinology.

After receiving her bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory sciences in 2003 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Dr. Silver earned her medical degree at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008.

She completed a traditional osteopathic rotating internship in 2009 at a Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine program at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills. Silver completed her pediatric residency in 2012 at the University of South Florida program at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. She returned to VCU for her pediatric endocrinology fellowship, graduating in 2015.

An American Osteopathic board-certified pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Silver is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Osteopathic Association, the Pediatric Endocrine Society, the American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society. Her professional interests include diabetes mellitus, childhood obesity, growth disorders, puberty and post-traumatic hypopituitarism.

Pediatric Inpatient Care

University of Mississippi Medical Center provides pediatric hospitalist services 24 hours daily at North Mississippi Medical Center. The pediatric hospitalists consult with pediatric patients in the Emergency Department and provide hospital care for children on the Pediatrics unit.