Appointment Types

New Well Child Check (Check Ups, Physical, Sports Physical)

A New Well Child Check is a patient that is new to our facility and has never been seen at our offices or by our providers. A well-child visit is when you take your child to the doctor to make sure they’re healthy and developing normally. This is different from other visits for sickness or injury. A complete history during the well-child visit includes information about birth history; prior screenings; diet; sleep; dental care; and medical, surgical, family, and social histories. A head-to-toe examination will be performed, including a review of growth.

Est. Well Child Check (Physical, Sports Physical, Routine Vaccinations)

An established patient is one who has been seen by one of our providers at either of our offices within the last three years. A well-child visit is when you take your child to the doctor to make sure they’re healthy and developing normally. This is different from other visits for sickness or injury. A complete history during the well-child visit includes information about birth history; prior screenings; diet; sleep; dental care; and medical, surgical, family, and social histories. A head-to-toe examination will be performed, including a review of growth.

Sick Visit In-Person

Sick in-person visits are appointments that you schedule to be seen in our office in person in order to address new or worsening symptoms or health complications. The sick-child visits are scheduled as needed with the goal of diagnosing and treating a child’s immediate illness.

Examples: Fever, cold symptoms, vomiting, abdominal pain, ear pain, sore throat, and rash.

Other Visits

This is an appointment to address other concerns such as injuries or chronic illnesses.

Examples: Recent trauma or injury, asthma as a follow-up for a refill of medications.

Telemedicine Visit:

Patient must be an established patient to the practice & must be over two years of age. Telemedicine should not replace your pediatrician. Telemedicine has been defined as “the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status. Pediatricians can use telemedicine for a broad range of applications. This is to be used for treatment for non-emergent care.

Examples: Behavioral health concerns, pinkeye over four years of age, rashes, allergies, acne, and skin infections.

Visit Types Not Appropriate For Telemedicine

Ear pain, Cardiac (chest pain, palpitations), Joint pain, sore throat, UTI, Lacerations, Difficulty Breathing, allergic reaction, abdominal pain, and vomiting. These symptoms we want to see in person to fully assess the safety of your child.

Behavioral/Mental Health

Established patients Only: This type of visit addresses any concerns that you may have about their behavior or their mental health.

Examples: Anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavior concerns in toddlers or young children, discussions regarding school difficulties, and anger issues.