welcome new patients

We treat children from birth to age 18 and are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting new patients. Our pediatricians and staff would be honored to have the opportunity to become your child’s trusted physician of choice. Please do not hesitate to call us for any questions, additional information, or to schedule an appointment. We are here to serve you.

Insurance We Accept

Our friendly front office staff will gladly file your insurance claim on your behalf. We have put together the below list of insurance plans that we currently accept. If you do not find your plan listed below, please call us as we regularly expand this list to include more plans.


Aetna
Beech Street
Blue Bell Benefit Planners
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Boone Chapman
Champus VA
Cigna
Community Health Choice – Chips & Medicaid
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Golden Rule
First Health
Great West Healthcare
Health Administration Services (HAS)
HMO Blue (Dr. Molina Only)
Humana
PHCS
Tricare
Texas Children’s Healthplan (Chips)
Texas Children’s Star
Texas Medicaid
UMR
Unicare
United Healthcare
United Chips
United Community Health Plan
 

patient forms

Patient Forms are available in the Physicians at Sweetwater office, or by downloading them here online. Please be patient when downloading the forms as they are large files and may take a while to appear especially if you do not have a high-speed connection.

If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader software, you can download it free of charge by clicking HERE.

Helpful Resources For Parents

Symptom Checker    

Childhood illnesses are inevitable and can make parenting very stressful. Thanks to HealthyChildren.org’s Symptom Checker, taking care of a sick child and knowing when a visit to the pediatrician is necessary just got a whole lot easier!

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Vaccination Schedules    

We strongly recommend that all parents vaccinate their children, as this is the very best means of preventing many serious illnesses and diseases. The CDC has provided this helpful website to help parents keep their children up to date.

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Reading Resources    

Parents should play an active and positive role in their child’s education. Helping your child to learn to read is a great first step. The US Department of Education offers numerous reading resources and tips for parents – so read on & enjoy!

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PBS Parents    

Explore PBS parenting resources and tips on raising children, child development, education, planning birthday parties & kids activities. Have a little one that likes to have fun in the kitchen? Be sure to check out the healthy recipes offered by PBS!

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Your child will love our fish-themed practice & live fish aquarium!

questions & answers

New Patients

Are you currently accepting new patients?
Yes! Please call us at 281-265-2272 to schedule an appointment.
How long does it take to get an appointment?
We do our very best to offer quick new patient appointments. Please call us to check availability.
Do I need to arrive early to complete paperwork?
No, you may download all new patient forms from this page and complete at your convenience prior to appointment day.
How do I get to your office?
Here is a helpful map and some driving directions. Simply input your starting address!

Patients of Record

My child is sick. How quickly can I get an appointment?
We make every attempt to offer same day sick visits. Please call us at 281-265-2272.
I’m concerned about my child and it’s after hours or on a weekend. What do I do?
As a patient of record, you have access to our on-call physician. Please call us and our on-call physician will be contacted.
How can I access medical records or request appointments and prescription refills?
Our patient portal is perfect for that. Please contact us to receive a username & password to begin using this wonderful system!

Insurance

Do you accept my insurance?
Please see the above list of insurance plans we accept. Since we regularly expand this list, please call us if you don’t see your insurance.
When is my co-pay due?
Your co-pay is due at the time of your appointment. We thank you for coming prepared to make this payment.
Do you file my insurance?
Yes. As a courtesy to our patients, we will file your insurance on your behalf.
I have a question regarding my insurance policy or reimbursement. What do I do?
Please contact your insurance’s customer service department. They are in the best position to assist you.

General

What is the best way to keep my child healthy?
Our physicians believe that illness can best be prevented through regular well check-ups and immunizations, as prescribed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
My child has a chronic illness or special need. Can they be treated at your practice?
Absolutely. As physicians specialized in pediatrics, our doctors are fully trained to treat a wide variety of issues and also children with special needs.
Aside from insurance, how else can I pay for my child’s visit?
For your convenience, we also accept cash, checks and credit cards.