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Pediatrics

Trust your little one’s well-being to a care team that goes above and beyond for your child. Choose UNC Health Caldwell for friendly, family-centered pediatric care that helps your child reach his or her best health.

Primary Care Pediatricians

Build a long-lasting relationship with a doctor who partners with you to help your newborn, child or teenager thrive. Rest assured, your UNC Health Caldwell pediatrician cares about every aspect of your child’s safety and well-being.

What Do Pediatricians Do?

Make your pediatric provider your first stop for care. Your UNC Health Caldwell pediatrician helps manage your child’s overall health. Call for:

Family-Centered Care

Our pediatric practices are Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs). So you can count on our pediatric providers to:

  • Help make sure your child gets the care they need when they need it
  • Invite you to participate in making decisions about your child’s care
  • Respect your family’s preferences, values, needs and traditions.

Learn More

Explore our health library to learn more about children’s health. Find information about growth and development, health and safety and more.

Urgent Care for Kids

When your newborn, child or adolescent is sick or has a minor injury, call your pediatric provider. If you cannot wait for his or her next appointment, find urgent care especially for kids at Falls Pediatric PLUS Urgent Care in Granite Falls. It’s open days, evenings and weekends.

Count on coordinated care between our PLUS Urgent Care providers and your UNC Health Caldwell pediatric provider. Our electronic medical record system will notify your pediatric provider of your child’s visit to urgent care.

Emergency Care

Take your child to the emergency room (ER) or call 911 when your child needs care right away due to:

  • Broken bone
  • Cuts that are large, won’t stop bleeding, or are on the face
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Head injury
  • Seizure
  • Severe belly pain
  • Thoughts of self-harm

Rest assured, at the Caldwell Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, your child will get high-quality care from an emergency team including consultation with a pediatric provider if needed. 

Pediatric Specialty Care

When your child needs a specialist’s care, your pediatric provider will help you connect with the RIGHT provider. If the specialist is within UNC Health Caldwell, you’ll enjoy the convenience of a team that can access the same electronic medical record. Learn about our:

Hospital Care for Children

When your child needs to stay overnight in the hospital, trust UNC Health Caldwell for high-quality, family-centered care. You’ll appreciate:

  • Accommodations and meals for parents, so you can stay with your child 24/7
  • Nurses trained to recognize and care for children during emergencies
  • Pediatric treatment room for blood draws, IV insertion and other minor procedures
  • Private inpatient rooms

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Find a Pediatrician

Get expert care for babies, toddlers, children, and teens. Search our provider directory by name, location , specialty, and more.

Pediatric Urgent Care Conditions & Services

Find child-friendly care when your child needs it at Pediatric PLUS Urgent Care. Conditions we care for and services available are:

  • Asthma treatment
  • Cold and flu
  • Croup
  • Fever
  • Flu shots
  • Headaches
  • Minor infections
  • Minor burns
  • Pink eye and earache
  • Scrapes, bumps, or bruises
  • Skin rash
  • Sports injury
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sore throat
  • Sports physicals
  • Urinary tract infection

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