Are We the Right Practice for Your Family?

We have had an unexpected uptick in requests to join our practice.  We are a small practice and feel an obligation to grow slowly so we can continue to respect the needs of our current families. 

As such, we are not able to offer new patient appointments until Winter 2020 or beyond.

(Updated 8/31/20)

We have a care coordinator who can assist new & transferring families to determine if we are the right practice for your family.   If you are expecting, please see our expecting parents' page.

Frederick County Pediatrics (FCP) is intended to be a small but comprehensive pediatric medical practice. Our focus is individualized, quality care. We encourage family engagement, education, and preventative care.
The following guidelines reflect our philosophy of care.

MEIDCAL HOME

We want to be your primary contact for health concerns of both acute and chronic conditions. We are committed to both the physical and psychological well-being of our patients and families.

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VACCINE POLICY

Our vaccine schedule is in alignment with the current CDC and AAP recommendations. We do not accommodate altered / split/spread out vaccine schedules nor allow unvaccinated children to join our practice unless there is a medical contraindication.

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JUDICIOUS USE OF ANTIBIOTICS

We similarly follow CDC and AAP’s antibiotic prescribing guidelines for appropriate usage. We do not call in antibiotics over the phone as we do not believe that is good medicine.

OFFICE HOURS/ AFTER HOURS

We offer same-day sick visits each
day we are open.
Please call to schedule an appointment as we do not offer walk-ins.

One of our providers is available for emergency questions after hours by calling our office number.

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DEDICATED NURSE LINE

During office hours, a nurse is available to help determine if an appointment is needed, answer questions, and to facilitate referrals and medicine refills.

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INSURANCE & BILLING 

It is our intent to participate in most insurance plans including Maryland state insurance programs. We employ a billing specialist to facilitate claims and answer billing questions. Our policies regarding copays, form completion fees, missed appointments, payment plans are outlined here.

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Office Hours

Frederick County Pediatrics
11717 Old National Pike
New Market, MD 21774

 

Tel  (301) 882-7489

Fax   (301) 882-7520

Mon  9AM-6PM

Tue  9AM-6PM

Wed  9AM-5PM

Thu  9AM-6PM

Fri  9AM-4PM

Sat  9AM-12PM

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