To schedule an appointment for your child call (425) 483 5437.
- [Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.]
- [Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.]
- [Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.]
- [Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.]
When our office is closed, please call (425) 483 5437 for after hours nurse advice and triage service.
For life threatening illness or injury, call 911.
When to Schedule an Appointment
Well Child Visits
- Well Child appointments may be scheduled up to 3 months in advance. Woodinville Pediattics follows the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendations for frequency of well child examinations.
- Children under 3 years of age are seen at 7-10 days, 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months 15 months, 18 months, 24 months, and 30 months.
- Annual exams are recommended for children 3 years to 19 years.
- Other special age considerations.
- The 12 month exam must be completed after the child has turned 12 months of age for immunization purposes.
- 4 year old annual physical exams must be completed after the 4th birthday for the immunizations to be recognized for kindergarten enrollment.
- If your child is being seen for a Well Child appointment and you have other concerns that are not related to routine wellness care, those concerns may generate other charges to you and/or your insurance.
- Call our office when your child is ill to schedule an appointment. We will schedule an appointment for you or offer you an opportunity to speak to one of our specially trained nurses if necessary.
- Give a brief statement of your child’s symptoms so the appointment can be scheduled for the appropriate amount of time.
- Woodinville Pediatrics often schedules sick appointments on the same day for urgent issues.
- Each child in the family will need an individual appointment. Please let the scheduler know if you have multiple children needing appointments. Each patient requires additional time and unexpectedly adding patients can cause delays.
- Arriving at the office without an appointment will result in a wait until an appointment time becomes available.
- Urgent concerns should be discussed with our specially trained nurses to determine the appropriate time and location for services.
- Follow up appointments can be scheduled at the desk following your appointment.
- Woodinville Pediatrics is open most Saturdays. They must be scheduled on Saturday. They are not “drop-in” appointments. Saturday appointments are available for semi-urgent problems, for example: ear infection, cough, cold, etc.
- Well child examinations and chronic illnesses are scheduled during the week.
- Appointments are scheduled in the order that the calls are received.
- Always call for an appointment so we can best schedule you with a provider for your care.
- Please inform us when scheduling if you have more than one child that needs to be seen. Each patient requires additional time and unexpectedly adding appointments can cause delays for other patients.
- Call us in advance if you must cancel your appointment. Your cooperation allows us to use this time to see a another child.
- Be on time for your appointment. We believe your time is valuable, and we strive to see you and your child at the scheduled time. If you are late for an appointment we may ask you to reschedule your appointment. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call in advance to let us know, allowing us to schedule another patient. Not calling to cancel an appointment may result in termination of services.
- Note the location of your appointment. Some of our providers rotate between offices so our schedulers will confirm the location of the appointment with you.
Triage Nurse Telephone Care
Our nursing staff is trained to handle routine questions and help determine if an appointment is needed or if advice can be given over the telephone. Our nursing staff will also determine if your physician’s involvement is necessary in answering the question. The nurses will discuss your questions with your physician between patient examinations and call you back with their instructions. This allows a quick response to your questions. All calls to our nurse line will be returned the same day. If the nurse determines your physician needs to speak to you, the physician will return your call over the lunch hour or at the end of the day. Calls are processed in that way to keep our physicians on time for scheduled appointments.
Before Your Child’s Visit
Well Child Visits
What to Bring to Your Appointment
- Flu Questionnaire – Flu vaccines are offered at each well child visit as supplies are available. Please download and bring the appropriate flu screening questionnaire:
- Insurance Card – We verify that your most current insurance information is on file. We will scan your insurance card each time and keep it on file.
- Copayment and previous balance payment – We will ask that you pay your co payment and any non-covered services when you check in.
- Previous health/immunization records – If you have received health care outside of our office, updated copies of medical records including immunization history are necessary to provide the correct immunizations. You may bring these to our office or have the previous health care provider fax them to us at 425-488-4919. To have us request the records for you fill out our Request for Medical Records Release.
- Optional: Camp and School forms – We have many area school district forms available at our office. If you require a different form, please bring it with you.
- List of questions for your health care provider – depending on the type of question, an additional appointment may be required to address some concerns.
What to Wear to Your Appointment
- Children under 3 should wear easy to remove clothing and shoes.
- Over the age of 3, should wear a loose fitting t-shirt and gym shorts. A gown may be provided as needed.
- Bring along medications that your child is taking.
- Be prepared to give a history for your current concern including symptoms and fever information.
What to Expect at Your Appointment
Please allow an hour in your schedule to complete a well child examination.
- Check in
- Arrive to check in 10 minutes before your appointment time
- Review patient information for accuracy
- Show insurance card
- Pay copayment and balances
- Fill out any forms that are not already completed
- Nurses will
- Measure your vital signs and check height and weight
- Review information and answer questions
- Provide age appropriate education
- Provider will
- Examine your child
- Answer any further questions
- Make recommendations
- Develop a plan for any ongoing care needed