Adapting to Our New Reality – Come on Back to Better Health

Services

Our physicians are available Monday -Friday from 8-5 for sick or well child check appointments. Please note we recommend well checkups at 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 and 24 months of age and yearly after. At these checkups your child's weight and height will be plotted on a growth chart and measured against other children the same age. At the older children's checkup their vision, blood pressure and cholesterol will also be checked to ensure your child is in great health.

Triage

If you have questions or concerns about your childs health during office hours, call our friendly staff and your physicians nurse will call you back to assist you. The nurses strive to return your call as promptly as possible. If you call in the morning, your call will be returned by lunchtime and if you call in the afternoon your call will be returned by the end of the day. For after hours and weekend calls there is also a call nurse available for severe illnesses or emergencies.

Medical forms and WIC prescriptions

If your child needs a form filled out for WIC, school medications, immunization records or physical forms please call our office as soon as the form is received. We will have paperwork ready within 24 hours after receiving the request. Please note some forms require office visits. Your nurse will call you if a visit is required for completion of form.

School excuses

Our staff recognizes the need to keep your child home from school even if he or she is not sick enough for an office visit. If your child isn't feeling well and you would like an excuse please call our office the day your child misses school and your nurse will help you with an excuse.

Lab/X-ray

Our office is equipped with a multi-function lab able to perform many tests including but not limited to; CBC, flu test, strep test, urine analysis, hemoglobin, mono test, glucose and cholesterol. Also, for any additional testing we are set up to send lab to Willis-Knighton so your child can have blood drawn in the comfort of our office. We are also set up to do X-ray in office cutting down on hospital and ER trips for injuries.

Urgent Care

There will be a physician here on Saturday morning’s opening at 8:00 a.m. Please call (318) 212-2920 as soon as we open as these Urgent Care appointments fill up quickly. If it is a true emergency please dial 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.