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Flu Shot Appointments now available

You can now schedule flu shot appointments for your children 6 months and up at both offices.  We are offering appointments during normal business hours as well as some evening clinics. Please contact the Call Center at 804-282-4205 between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Monday–Friday to schedule an appointment.  Please see below for a few […]

Honors and Recognition

We have been humbled and honored to be recognized through the years by both the Richmond community and our peers in the medical field, as noted in publications such as Richmond Magazine’s Top Docs issues, and Style Weekly’s Best of Richmond and Family Favorites issues. We’re always striving to provide your children with the absolute […]

2017-18 flu vaccines are in

Flu season is fast approaching.  Beyond really good hand washing the best thing we can do to protect ourselves and our children is get our flu shots.  P.A.R.’s first flu shot shipment has arrived and next week we will begin scheduling flu shot appointments.  A few things to note about flu vaccines this year: The […]

EpiPen & EpiPen Jr Recall

Mylan has voluntary recalled certain lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr because of a potential defect that could make the device difficult to activate in an anaphylactic emergency.  The EpiPen and EpiPen Jr devices recalled were manufactured from December 2015 and July 2016. Please see the lots recalled below: U.S. Impacted Lots: Product/Dosage NDC Number Lot […]

Congratulations Dr. Nelson on being voted a Top Doc

Richmond Magazine’s annual Top Docs publication comes out April 2017. This year Dr. Nelson was voted by other doctors and healthcare professionals in the Richmond metro area as a Top Doc. Please join us in congratulating her. We’re honored to have her as part of our group.

Vaccine Changes for Infants and Teens

1) Pentacel:  After reviewing the most recent safety and effectiveness data, we are now recommending that instead of 3 individual shots for DTaP, Hib and polio at the 2, 4 and 6 month check-ups, patients receive a single shot called Pentacel.  Pentacel combines those 3 into a single shot, and will be given with Prevnar […]

PAR once again named Family Favorite Pediatric Group

We’re honored to be voted the Favorite Pediatric Group in this year’s annual Style Weekly Family Favorites issue.  It is the 11th straight year we have been given this honor. We feel so fortunate to be your pediatricians. Thank you for the recognition.

New Gardasil schedule for patients under 15

Gardasil will now be only a 2-vaccine series for patients who receive the first dose before their 15th birthday.  The second dose should be administered 6-12 months after the 1st. If your adolescent starts the Gardasil vaccine series on or after their 15th birthday, a 3-dose series is recommended.  Dose #2 is administered 2 months […]

ADHD prescription refills going digital!

Tired of coming in every month to pick up that paper prescription for your child’s ADHD medicine? Starting January 2017 you will have the option of having those monthly prescriptions sent to the pharmacy electronically. This service will cost $25/year per child, and is non-refundable. You will still need to call each month when your […]

Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, November 12

We are now scheduling for a flu shot clinic on Saturday, November 12th at our Three Chopt office from 9:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.  Please contact the Call Center at 804-282-4205 to schedule an appointment, or to check for other available dates and times.  Please visit our flu vaccine page to learn more about the […]