Office Hours, After Hours and Emergency Care:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
On some days we have extended hours in the morning before 9am and late afternoon after 5pm.
Weekends and Holidays: Doctor on Call will schedule appointments for sick children.
After Hours and Emergency Care:
If your child is too sick to wait for the office to open, please page the on-call physician at our regular office number, 301.656.2745, and follow the prompts.
Enter your phone number with area code.
State the patient's name slowly and spell it.
State your name.
Leave a BRIEF message.
ALSO, please take his/her temperature and have a pharmacy number available in case a prescription needs to be called in when you speak to the doctor. We will call back within a half hour. In the event you haven't heard from us in about 30 minutes, please page us again.
- We see sick children Saturday, Sunday and holidays, usually in the late morning. Please page the doctor in the morning to discuss whether a visit is needed.
- After hours on Weekdays we will recommend PM pediatrics in Rockville, Emergency room in Suburban and Childrens hospital if your child need to be seen.
- If you decide you need to go to an emergency room, we do not recommend Sibley Hospital and George Washington Hospital Emergency Rooms because they do not have pediatricians.
In the event of accidental poisoning, call Poison Control directly: 1.800.222.1222
In the event of a life-threatening emergency, call 911 and then contact us immediately.