Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I choose North Florida Pediatrics?
We think you will like the welcoming staff, the comfortable offices, and the easy scheduling. Finally you can see doctors who work with your schedule, know your children by name, and look for new ways to keep your family healthy. We know that your kids want to feel better now, so we have four locations to help treat them faster.

What age patients do you accept?
We treat kids from birth to age 18.

What if I need to see my doctor after regular office hours?
We try to make sure you never have to worry about getting an appointment when you need one. We have five locations to serve you. Our Lake City location is open until 5:30 on weekdays and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.! You can call the Lake City Office at 386-758-0003 to schedule an appointment. Closer to a different office? Call them now.

Do I need an appointment?
If your child is sick and needs to see a doctor right away, you can just walk in to any of our five locations. We will see you as soon as we can fit you into the schedule. Calling to schedule an appointment can save you time in the waiting room, though. Also, we only offer regular check-ups and sports physicals by appointment.

Where are you located?
We have five locations to help your family feel better fast.

Do you take Medicaid?
Yes, we accept Florida Medicaid. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept Medicaid from any other states.

Can you help my child if they have an emergency?
We try to keep your family healthy so no one has to go to the hospital, but if your child has an emergency like a severe fall, cardiac issue, or asthma attack, seek medical help immediately by calling 911 or going to the nearest emergency room.