Welcome to Westfield Pediatrics

 

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

To All of Our Patients:

As we are all facing very difficult and challenging times right now, we know that making sure that your children are safe and healthy is your top priority and it is our top priority as well.  We want to assure you that we remain available to care for your children throughout this critical time. Given the current situation, we have had to make some changes in how we deliver care to your children but not in the quality of the care that we deliver.  Please be aware of the following:

We still encourage infants and young children to come in for their regular Well Visits,  particularly if they are due for immunizations. Well Visits are scheduled in the morning hours only.  There are no sick appointments scheduled at that time.  We will have all patients be directed immediately to their exam room so that there will be no need to wait in the waiting room.

Telemedicine:  we are now offering - and recommending- telemedicine visits to all of our patients.  Telemedicine visits can be used for sick visits as well as ADHD Medication Checks, Behavioral/Mental Health consultations, newborn questions, and many more concerns.  We encourage patients to STAY HOME if at all possible.  If your child is sick, please call us and we can schedule a Telemedicine visit.  The doctor will call you and discuss your child's illness and treat accordingly.  We are able to have you send us pictures, as well, if they are helpful in diagnosing your child.

If it is felt that your child needs to be seen for a sick visit rather than a Telemediciine visit, we will either have you wait in your car until we are ready to see you or we will come out to you and perform the visit in your car.

We are constantly adapting our practice to the unusual circumstances that we are all faced with. Westfield Pediatrics remains available to you at all times.  Please call us if you have any concerns regarding your child.  We are here to help!

Stay safe and stay well!

 

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE,  WALK-IN HOURS FROM 8-9 AM ARE SUSPENDED.   

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Our doctors and staff take great pride in providing quality healthcare to children and their families from birth through adolescence. As a traditional, small private pediatric practice, we place a high value on getting to know each of our patients and their families throughout the years. It is incredibly rewarding to see our newborns as they head off to college!

At Westfield Pediatrics, we offer a complete array of pediatric services including prenatal visits for expecting parents, well-child care visits including developmental screening assessments and immunizations, and urgent care for acute and chronic illnesses.

We also believe that high quality pediatric care requires you to be able to reach one of our doctors at all times. Knowing that you can always reach someone who knows your child can be very comforting when your child is ill. As such, we have a Walk-In Hour on Mondays-Fridays from 8 am – 9 am for urgent visits.  We also provide Same-day Sick Visit appointments every day- including Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. After hours phone calls are always taken by one of our doctors or nurses.

At Westfield Pediatrics, we utilize an Electronic Medical Record system and we provide a Patient Portal which allows parents convenient access to common services such as requesting routine appointments, referrals, and prescription refills.

Westfield Pediatrics has been serving the healthcare needs of children for over 50 years. We welcome you to our practice!