You have Questions. We've got answers.
Who do you treat and how often should we visit?
Pediatric and Adolescent Care thru 18 years of age
Preventive Care – EPSDT and HealthChecks
Well Checkup Schedule
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends all children receive regular Well Child Care to evaluate if they are growing and developing in satisfactory fashion.
Infant Checkup Schedule
Early Childhood Schedule
Middle Childhood and Adolescence Schedule Annually
Any necessary immunizations will be recommended and administered.
What about immunizations?
Immunizations are very important for the healthy development of your child and should be started at birth. The Children’s Doctors, P.C. follows The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended immunization schedule. If your child meets the necessary criteria, we can provide the vaccinations at a reduced fee thru the Vaccines For Children program. Please complete the Vaccines For Children Program Patient Eligibility Screening Record on the Patient Registration Form.
Link to forms:
What other services do you offer?
Vaccines for Children (VFC) Georgia and Tennessee
Hearing and Vision Screening
Diagnosis and Treatment
Can I call if I have a question?
Our clinical staff handles routine inquiries during regular office hours. Calls are returned as soon as our patient schedule permits.
Please have the following information available prior to calling:
Child’s full name and date of birth
Your name and phone number where you can be reached – turn off Caller ID Block Line
Any known allergies
Medications/dosages currently taking
Child’s temperature if ill
Any chronic illness child may have, such as asthma, diabetes, etc.
History of problem / illness
Pharmacy and telephone number, should it be necessary to call in a prescription
Prescriptions for controlled substances (such as ADD/ADHD medications) require a written prescription – you will need to schedule an appointment.
What if I need to speak to someone after hours?
Urgent issues and emergencies
A physician is on call after the office is closed. It is assumed that the type of problems leading to after hours calls are not of a life threatening nature.
If your child is experiencing a life threatening illness, please call 911.
Our practice utilizes Children’s Hospital Nurse Telephone Triage to
assist with patient calls concerning medical problems after the office has closed.