In any immediately life-threatening situation where seconds to minutes are critical call 911 . You can contact us afterwards.
During office hours , if there is a true emergency, tell our receptionist and she will immediately put you on the phone with a nurse or doctor who can guide you.
After office hours , there is always a physician on call.
If your child becomes acutely ill and you cannot wait until the next morning to speak to a physician, call our office number to speak to the answering service which will take your message so that the physician can return your call as soon as possible. The physician will determine whether the situation can be managed over the phone until office hours the next morning, or whether a visit to the emergency room is necessary.
Please save non-urgent questions, requests for appointments, prescription refills, referral requests and other non-urgent matters for office hours.