Services Provided

Our clinical practice is staffed by aDr. Ekta Patel listening to a baby's heart general pediatrician and a pediatric nurse practitioner, with a team of nurses and medical assistants specially trained to care for children from infancy to young adulthood. We provide comprehensive primary care, including routine well care, immunizations, sports physicals with an electrocardiogram (EKG) and ear-piercing. Sick care includes, but is not limited to, ear infections, upper respiratory infections and asthma. While our primary emphasis is on preventive care, we are well-equipped to handle everything from common pediatric illnesses to complex medical conditions. Our practitioners provide the highest quality of care to all children. We are with your child every step of the way, assessing needs, identifying any problems and celebrating milestones.

We provide a full range of services in our office, including:

  • Lab Services: Our lab is certified with a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) license, which is a government lab monitoring system. We are equipped to perform throat cultures, flu tests, rapid mononucleosis tests, urine tests, pregnancy tests, stool tests, glucose monitoring, purified protein derivative (PPD) tests, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) tests and lead tests for one and two-year-olds.
  • Screening Procedures:
    • Hearing Test - Otoacoustic emission test (OAE)
    • Vision Test - Snellen chart and GoCheck Kids vision screening
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG) - Screening for sports physicals
    • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) - Lung function test for children with asthma, wheezing and chronic cough
  • Ear Piercing: We are equipped with the Coren PS piercing system, which is ready-to-use laboratory tested, packed and sealed. Earrings are made with hypoallergenic gold material. Earrings are included with the procedure with the choice of gold and gold with simulated diamond.
    • The procedure is as follows:
      • The ideal time for ear piercing in a baby is between 6-9 months, however it can be done at any age.
      • We anesthetize the earlobes using a topical anesthetic cream.
      • The earlobes are marked and measured prior to an individually sealed disposable ear piercer is used to pierce the ear quickly and safely to avoid any concerns of cross-contamination.
  • Wart Removal: We also provide the Histofreezer® procedure for the removal of viral warts.