Marcelino A. De Santos, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician vwith St. Chris Care at Little Bucks

Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Marcelino A. De Santos, who serves patients in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

Dr. De Santos currently practices as a Pediatrician with St. Chris Care at Little Bucks. He operates out of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, incorporating the facility’ dedication to integrity, respect, and sensitivity into his own practice. St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world. Their mission is to provide quality pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment.

Dr. De Santos graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine in 1973. He completed residencies in Pediatrics with the University of Louisville and Mercy Catholic Medical Center. He then went on to complete fellowship programs at Norton Children’s Hospital and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

Dr. De Santos is board-certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). Founded in 1933, the ABP is an independant, nonprofit organization whose certification is recognized throughout the world as a credential signifying a high level of physician competence. Certification by the ABP has one objective – to promote excellence in medical care for children and adolescents.He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), an organization of 67 ,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. As a pediatrician, Dr. De Santos examines, diagnoses, and treats children of all ages with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses. He understands that children change rapidly and they must be approached with an appreciation for their stage of physical and mental development. Moreover, he provides full pediatric services, including general consultations, regular checkups, and treatment for acute and chronic diseases. His patients have great experiences with him, one stating “Dr. DeSantos is very concerned with the overall health of your child. He will answer any questions or concerns you may have in a prompt manner. He is always there whenever we need him. Also, he has a great bedside manner, takes his time with his patients, tells stories, and makes you feel comfortable. He is an excellent pediatrician!”

Dr. De Santos is also affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. St. Mary Medical Center is a 371-bed hospital providing care to generations of families in Bucks County and nearby communities. The hospital offers advanced non-invasive treatments, adult and pediatric emergency services, inpatient medical and rehabilitation facilities, along with supportive health and wellness classes.

In addition to English, Dr. De Santo speaks Tagalog.

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