Accidents, injuries, and health needs simply don’t follow a schedule. Knowing you can see a doctor when things come up offers peace of mind.
At Nevada Pediatric Specialists, our team offers walk-in visits at our locations in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada, making it easy for your child to receive the care they need when they need it. If you’ve never had a walk-in visit, here are five benefits you should know about.
Making time for medical treatment for your child can be difficult, especially when your schedule — and your child’s — is already booked. With a walk-in appointment, there’s no need to call ahead and schedule a visit for a future date and time.
You can bring in your child when it’s most convenient, making it easier to seek medical care after school or work hours. Plus, we offer Saturday office hours.
Shorter wait times
Emergency rooms are often the first choice for parents seeking quick treatment for their kids. But ERs are designed to provide care for emergency, life-threatening medical situations, not health concerns like fevers, minor cuts, or respiratory infections.
The ER staff prioritizes care based on the severity of a patient’s medical condition, which means you and your child could wind up waiting a very long time before a provider sees you. Not only is that hard on your schedule, but it also exposes you and your child to germs present in a hospital setting — especially in an ER, where some patients may have very serious illnesses.
ER care is also much more expensive. Visiting our practice for a walk-in visit avoids all of these problems while administering state-of-the-art care by providers who specialize in pediatric ailments and treatments.
At Nevada Pediatric Specialists, our providers offer a broad array of medical services, including in-depth diagnostic services and treatments for many common — and not-so-common — childhood illnesses and injuries.
At our walk-in clinic, your child can receive care for:
- Asthma attack
- Minor cuts, burns, and fractures
- Cold and flu
- Sports injuries
- Sore throats
- Cold and flu
- Rashes and insect bites
Because we’re a pediatric practice, you can feel confident the care your child receives is tailored to their unique needs.
Lab tests on site
Not all medical issues can be detected with a simple exam. Some problems, like infections, benefit from lab testing to make sure your child’s treatment is targeted to the issue that’s causing their symptoms.
Our practice features an on-site lab to test for problems like:
- Strep throat
- Respiratory viruses
- Urinary tract infections
- Lead poisoning
- Stomach infections
There’s no need for a separate visit to a lab across town to have blood drawn or take a urine test.
We can save you a trip to the drugstore
Lab tests aren’t the only on-site services our team provides. At Nevada Pediatric Specialists, our dispensary offers the most commonly prescribed medicines, so you can skip the line at the local drugstore.
Getting your child’s medicine right away means they can begin treatment right away, too. That can be especially important if your child has an infection or a respiratory illness. Of course, if you prefer to have your child’s prescriptions sent to a pharmacy, we can do that, too.
We’re on your team
Parenting isn’t easy, but by partnering with a team of skilled pediatricians, you can feel confident that you’re doing everything you can to give your child a healthy future.
If you have questions about your child‘s health or development, the team at Nevada Pediatric Specialists can help. To learn more, call 702-457-5437 or book an appointment online today.