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Joseph R. Raccuglia, MD

Family Medicine located in Freehold, NJ

There’s nothing more important in the development of your child than high-quality pediatric care. Renowned for his expertise in pediatrics, Joseph R Raccuglia, MD, in Freehold Township, New Jersey, provides excellent care and personalized attention to infants, teens, and young adults. Dr. Raccuglia delivers outstanding preventive care focused on growth and development, nutrition, emotional wellness, as well as acute and chronic illness management. To learn more about pediatrics, call the office to speak with a friendly team member or use the online scheduling tool and set up an appointment today.


What is pediatrics? 

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the health care of infants, children, teens, and young adults. Dr. Raccuglia is specially trained to handle the varied medical needs of young patients. These often include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of common and chronic illnesses
  • Preventive care
  • Allergy testing
  • Vaccinations
  • Blood testing
  • Physical exam
  • Growth charting
  • Well-child visits

Excelling in pediatrics requires engaging with younger, often anxiety-ridden or fearful patients. When health care is abstract and confusing, as it often is for younger patients, being in a doctor’s office can be scary. Dr. Raccuglia emphasizes compassionate care marked by patience and understanding in his pediatric care. 

Dr. Raccuglia and his team are highly regarded for pediatrics and have developed a reputation as a trusted source of personalized, warmhearted medical care for younger patients. 

Does my child need pediatric care? 

Yes, it’s highly recommended to find a physician that is specially trained and educated in how to address the unique health needs of children and younger patients. Dr. Raccuglia has a long track record of success treating toddlers, children, and teens. 

Pairing your child with a highly capable physician is one of the best ways to invest in their long-term health care. In the long run, the expertise of a physician like Dr. Raccuglia can save you time and money in the form of prevented health problems for your child. 

Why is pediatrics important? 

Pediatrics is important because of its long-term consequences. During your child’s early years, having high-quality pediatric care is one of the most effective ways to prevent health issues in the future. Dr. Raccuglia sets your infant, child, or teen up for a lifetime of good health with individualized pediatric care. 

His advanced training and education in treating younger patients uniquely position Dr. Raccuglia to work with them to develop beneficial lifetime habits, as far as preventive health care is concerned. This includes stressing the importance of physical activity, nutrition, and forming a trusting relationship with health care providers. 

To find out more about pediatrics with Dr. Raccuglia, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.