Parenting is complicated. You’ve got to make a lot of decisions, and when it comes to your sick little one, you want to make the right decision quickly. So, how do you decide when to take your child to an Urgent Care, Emergency Room, or Primary Care Physician? This is a simple question with a… Read More
Well Child Visits Foster Growth & Child Development The American Academy of Pediatrics has an established schedule of checkups at pre-set intervals during a child’s development. These appointments are the equivalent of annual physical for an adult. The schedule also tends to follow the immunization requirements so that your child is prepared for each step… Read More
A pre-participation sports physical examination ensures that student athletes are healthy and well enough to engage in their chosen athletic endeavor. These checkups are often mandatory under state law and must be conducted for every participation year.
Vaccines Save Lives. Call Village Pediatrics to Protect Your Child. Childhood vaccinations are extremely important in preventing a number of diseases—many of which can be fatal or cause lifelong disability. Thanks to immunizations, diseases that once claimed thousands of young lives are now rare and preventable.
Village Pediatrics & Rheumatology has the unique privilege to offer specialized care in pediatric rheumatology. Renowned Dr. Joan Calkins has over 30 years experience in this unique pediatric practice, and has helped thousands of children struggling with this difficult diagnosis.