Welcome

The Pediatrics Clinic at University Medical Center is committed to providing comprehensive, family-centered, compassionate care to children and their families.  We have six board-certified pediatricians and one nurse practitioner who see patients ages newborn through adolescence.  In addition to providing well and sick child care, our clinic is also equipped to meet more specialized needs, including the new evaluation and ongoing care of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the management of adolescent patients, and the follow-up care of premature infants.  Our physicians are dedicated to teaching and the advancement of medical knowledge and our clinic serves as a primary teaching experience for medical students and family medicine resident physicians.

Our clinic offers on-site lab and x-ray services and we see patients Monday through Friday 8:30-12pm and 1:30-5pm.  We offer extended hours to our established patients for sick visits during the winter months.  We are accepting new patients up to age 16 and welcome the opportunity to serve you and your family!

Vaccines

The physicians at UMC Pediatrics Clinic feel very strongly that all children should receive the vaccinations recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the

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safety

One of the biggest threats to your child’s health is accidental injury.  To prevent accidents and injury to your child, be aware of the things

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Office Policies

Please call (205) 348-1220 for all your patient care needs during business hours and (205) 348-1770 for After Hour and Weekend Emergencies.

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Clinical Resource

Our physicians and nurses are committed to the advancement of medical knowledge and quality improvement and participate in clinical research that gives us the opportunity

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Patient handouts

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Nutrition

Childhood obesity is one of the biggest problems facing our society today. Studies estimate that 1 in 5 children in the US are overweight.  Make

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Seasonal Update

School is back in session and UMC Pediatrics wants to make sure you and your family stays healthy as cold and flu season approaches.

  • Get your flu vaccine!
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends flu vaccines be given to all children 6 months and older.
  • Depending on your child’s age, he/she might need two doses of the vaccine this year in order to be fully protected – be sure to ask your pediatrician about the current recommendations.
  • There are a lot of myths out there about flu vaccines.  Make sure you know the facts.  The flu vaccine cannot cause the flu and will not make your child ill.  Talk to your pediatrician if you have any questions about the safety of the vaccine.
  • Decrease the spread of infections in daycare and school settings!
  • Don’t send your child to school or daycare if they have had a fever in the past 24 hours, diarrhea, vomiting, excessive coughing, or a skin infection (until they have started treatment).
  • Teach your children to cover their mouth with their hands when they cough or sneeze; wash their hands after going to the bathroom and before/after eating; and avoid putting

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