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.

Traveling with children requires special planning and preparation, especially when travelling abroad. There are many things parents should consider when traveling with children of any age.

Visit the CDC™ Traveling with Children page for helpful resources on travel including:

  • Safe food and water precautions, diarrhea management and insect protection when traveling abroad
  • Modifying the immunization schedule
  • Traveling while pregnant
  • Travel and breastfeeding
  • International adoptions