In order to improve office efficiencies, we now have direct phone numbers for each POD. They are as follows:
Our office is open:
Walk in services such as vaccinations, allergy injections, and PPD testing are available during the following hours:
The Maryland Pediatric Group is now offering extended hours Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for our patients. convenience.
You can schedule an appointment during these times by calling 410-321-9393 from 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
For after-hours care that cannot wait until the next morning, please call 410-321-9393 and follow the instructions to make an urgent or emergency call.
Financial Policy Disclosure and Agreement
The Maryland Pediatric Group, L.L.C./Pediatric Consultants P.A. would like to take this opportunity to inform you of our practices updated financial responsibilities. These policies protect our ability to successfully provide care and responsibly adhere to mandated guidelines established by patient selected and contracted insurance companies. Your familiarity with the following policy statements and your willingness to comply, are imperative for the delivery of our pediatric care. You will be asked to review this information and sign it at your next visit. Click here for full agreement
All patients in our practice can usually be accommodated on a same day basis for acute sick visits. To schedule, call 410-321-9393.
Patients are seen in the office by appointment only. For your initial visit please arrive in the office fifteen minutes early to fill out necessary paperwork. If you prefer, we can fax or email the forms to you in advance or you can download them from this site. Please bring your child's insurance card to all appointments. Your cooperation is necessary to keep us on schedule.
Well Child Appointments are the routine visits scheduled at regular intervals with your child's pediatrician. These visits usually include a history, physical examination, and time for discussion of problems. Immunizations, routine blood, urine and tuberculin tests, vision and hearing screening are all done at these visits as indicated. After your newborn's initial office visits, infants are seen every 2-3 months for the first 12 months. During the second year, children are seen at 15 months, 18 months and 2 years. Children are seen annually thereafter. These appointments should be scheduled at least three to six months in advance. If you want an appointment during peak summer months, we recommend scheduling at least 6 months in advance. We will always work with families to schedule well exam visits here in the office even if appointments are needed with shorter notice.
School and Sports physicals are often required by schools within the six month period before school begins. If you know that your child will require a school or sports physical please call ASAP to schedule.
Follow up appointments are appointments that your pediatrician has requested you make to evaluate ongoing medical issues. Examples of these appointments would be weight check visits, headache follow up visits, developmental follow ups visits and asthma follow up.
Future appointments can be scheduled by calling our office at 410-321-9393 or via e-mail by clicking on your primary care provider's name listed below:
Please keep in mind, e-mails are checked daily, however this is only for making FUTURE appointments, not same day sick appointments.
Acute Sick Appointments are appointments needed for a new medical concern. Examples of these appointments would be evaluation of ear pain, sore throat, cough, wheezing, rash and abdominal pain. We will do our best to schedule these appointments with your primary pediatrician but you may also be offered an appointment with another physician or pediatric nurse practitioner in the office. Since these appointments are for acute issues, your child's appointment will be scheduled for the first available appointment that day in order to accommodate all children who need to be seen.
Monday - Friday Please call 410-321-9393 from 8:30 AM until 6:30 PM
Saturday Please call 410-321-9393 from 8:30 AM until 12:30PM
As a convenience to our patients, we offer an EARLY morning call time for same day, quick sick appointments. Monday - Saturday Please call 410-427-1690 from 7:30 am - 8:15 am.
Please note: Acute Sick Appointments cannot be scheduled via email.
Missed Appointments/Late Cancellations
Broken appointments represent a cost to us, to you and to other patients who could have been seen in the time set aside for you. Cancellations are requested 24 hours prior to the appointment. We reserve the right to charge for missed or appointments not cancelled within 24 hours appointments. The charge for missed appointments is $25. Excessive abuse of scheduled appointments may result in discharge from the practice.
Red Flag Rules
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Insurance & Payments
We contract with many insurance plans and accept cash, check, Mastercard and Visa.
Payment of all Co-Pays and Deductibles must be made at the time of all visits. You will be expected to show your insurance card each and every visit. If your child comes to the office alone or is brought in by someone other than a parent, please make sure your child's insurance card or a copy accompanies him/her. If you do not have your insurance card with you at the time of your child's visit, you may be asked to sign a waiver for services incurred since we will not be able to verify your insurance.
If we do not participate with your insurance company, full payment is expected at the time of any office visit.
We currently have insurance contracts with the following:
If your insurance requires a referral authorization, you must obtain that authorization from our primary physicians prior to going to your appointment except in emergencies.
Please call our office at least seven business days in advance to allow us to assure that your documentation is complete. Emergencies will be handled accordingly.
If you require a copy of any portion of your child's record please contact us at 410-321-9393. Please note that we require at least 7-14 days for completion of these requests. There is a fee for each page you request from your child's or your medical record. All record requests must be accompanied by a completed Authorization to Release Medical Records form
We participate in the care of our patients admitted to these hospitals.
FSA's, HRA's and OTC medications & products
At this time, the physicians and nurse practitioners of The Maryland Pediatric Group, LLC are not writing prescriptions for any over-the-counter (OTC) medications and products for patients.
Please contact the administrator of your flexible spending account (FSA) or health savings account (HSA) for more information.
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