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New – Text Appointment Reminders

August 4, 2018

We are excited to announce that we now have the capability to text appointment reminders! You will receive a text message from enablemessage@medicat.com 1 day before your child’s scheduled appointment with a link to visit the patient portal to complete your pre-visit forms. Please call… Continue Reading »

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Goodbye to Dr. Gay

June 29, 2018

We are sad to announce that Dr. Gay is leaving the practice to move to Maryland where her husband has accepted a fellowship with the NIH in Bethesda. It’s been a great year here with us and we wish her  well in her new practice. … Continue Reading »

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Inclement Weather – Office OPEN Thursday

January 17, 2018

For the safety of you and our staff the office will be closed Wednesday due to the icy roads and dangerous driving conditions. If you have an appointment scheduled please call us tomorrow and we will help you reschedule to a convenient time. One of… Continue Reading »

Young Kids With Cellphones May Be Particularly Vulnerable To Cyberbullying.

September 18, 2017

Thinking of getting your child a cellphone? Does your elementary aged child use a cellphone? Here’s some interesting new data about cyberbullying that you should be aware of as you manage your child’s cellphone access and use. HealthDay (9/15) reported that “cyberbullying starts early, and Continue Reading »

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Introducing Our Newest Providers!

September 3, 2017

A big welcome to Hannah Addis, CPNP and Allison Gay, MD  who have recently arrived to complete our DPC provider team. Both are super smart, super friendly and passionate about pediatrics. Hannah has over a year of experience working in a pediatric practice in Covington… Continue Reading »

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2017 Flu Shots Now Available!

September 3, 2017

Anyone 6 months of age and older, Parents, Caretakers: Come one, Come all! We are offering flu shots at any office visit, or beginning September 11th, walk in at your convenience between 8:30 and 5:00 Monday – Friday. (parents and sibs can get at one… Continue Reading »

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Lactation Services On Site!

January 20, 2017

Congratulations to Sara Harmelin, RN, CPNP, IBCLC , our wonderful Nurse Practioner who in addition to other patients has been seeing most of our newborns for the first visit at 2-5 days of age. We are excited to announce that she has completed training and… Continue Reading »

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Provider Update

January 19, 2017

We are sorry to announce that Dr. Ashley Bufe has unexpectedly made a personal decision to leave our practice. We have enjoyed our association with her and she will be missed. However, all of us at Dekalb Pediatric Center are committed and fully prepared to… Continue Reading »