ALERT: For the safety of our patients, employees, and health providers please call our office if you think your child is exposed to COVID-19 or have flu-like symptoms including fever or cough. PLEASE DO NOT WALK-IN TO THE OFFICE.  We do not test for COVID-19 in our office. We offer telemedicine service for patients who cannot come to the office. For more information about COVID-19 please visit the Center for Disease Control (click on CDC) and for Virginia Department of Health (click on Virginia).

ALERT: For the safety of our patients, employees, and health providers please call our office if you think your child is exposed to COVID-19 or have flu-like symptoms including fever or cough. PLEASE DO NOT WALK-IN TO THE OFFICE.  We do not test for COVID-19 in our office. We offer telemedicine service for patients who cannot come to the office. For more information about COVID-19 please visit the Center for Disease Control (click on CDC) and for Virginia Department of Health (click on Virginia).

Welcome to our Patient Education page!

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their child's health and wellbeing. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire website, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided below.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

As a parent, it is your job to protect your child when riding in a vehicle. Using car seats properly helps keep children safe. But with so many different types of car seats on the market, understanding how to use them correctly can be overwhelming for parents.

Visit the AAP™ Car Seat Safety Information page for guidance on choosing the most appropriate car safety seat for your child.