Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg

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Who We Are

Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg offers a full range of healthcare needs for your children. We have 10 board-certified physicians, who are committed to providing skilled and compassionate care to meet all your medical needs. From well checks to sick visits and everything in between, our goal is to offer you and your family the most current medical information and care available. Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg has been serving Spartanburg and surrounding communities for more than 30 years and offers 140-plus years of combined experience.

We offer convenient office hours six days a week with same-day sick appointments. Our priority is to be accessible to you.

As part of Children's Hospital of Greenville Health System (GHS), we are more closely aligned with the many specialty services of Children's Hospital including the highest level of pediatric inpatient care in the Upstate. GHS Children's Hospital employs many pediatric specialists in fields ranging from cardiology to urology. Its child-friendly facilities include the state's largest neonatal ICU and a 24-hour Children's Emergency Center.

As members of the GHS family, our dedicated and highly trained staff look forward to meeting your pediatric health needs.

Appointment Policy

Please call our office during regular business hours to schedule an appointment at (864) 582-8135. We continue to welcome same day sick visits.

We are currently accepting new patients. Please call the office for details.

Quality Data

Our practice is excited to have the opportunity to present clinical quality data to you that reflects data that our practice is measuring as part of our continued efforts to be your patient centered medical home.

Last month, our practice performed as indicated below on the following clinical quality measures:

Measure Percentage
Asthma patients with a visit in the last 6 months 32.24%
Patients with >95% BMI with a visit in the last 6 months 29.07%
30 day follow-up on ADHD prescriptions 66.67%
Yearly 4 year old well-check percentage 83.04%
Flu-Shot Rate 40.09%
Developmental Screening Rate for 2 year olds 57.75%
Patients with 3 or more visits to the ER 0.05%
Patients readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge 0.05%

Your satisfaction is important to us, and we continually measure feedback received from surveys filled out by you to ensure that our patient-centered medical home is putting you first.

Locations

Services

At Pediatric Associates-Spartanburg, we offer personalized, comprehensive, high-quality care including routine physicals, sports physicals, well-baby exams, immunizations and sick visits.

Our physicians evaluate and treat chronic issues such as ADD/ADHD, obesity, asthma, allergies, chronic ear infections, reflux and skin conditions.

Our office provides diagnostic testing such as complete blood counts, rapid RSV, strep culture, flu tests and urine testing.

We offer screening for anemia, diabetes, ADD/ADHD, developmental issues, hearing and vision.

Prenatal Consultations

Expecting parents are welcome to schedule a free prenatal interview with one of our providers. Meet-and-greet interviews for parents interested in our practice are also available.

Please contact our office at (864) 582-8135 to schedule a prenatal consult or a meet-and-greet interview appointment.

Newborn Care

Our physicians attend to newborns at Mary Black Memorial Hospital and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

Specialty Care Affiliation

We have partnered with GHS Children's Hospital, so that we are closely aligned with its many pediatric specialty services including the highest level of pediatric inpatient care in the Upstate.

After-hours Care

Should your child become sick or injured after hours, please contact our office at (864) 582-8135 to speak with a pediatric nurse, who is specially trained to evaluate sick and injured children.

Depending on the situation, the nurse has several options: 1) Offer home treatment, 2) Recommend an appointment the next day, 3) Contact the physician on-call, 4) Request the child be taken to an appropriate emergency department. We offer this after hours service to ensure constant and consistent care to our patients.

In addition, on Mondays-Thursdays after our office has closed, Children's Hospital Spartanburg Night Clinic is available until 9 p.m. at 201 E. Broad St., Suite 210. This service also is available from 2-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Please call (864) 804-6998 during these times if you need an appointment.

Forms

For your convenience, we have made several forms available for download. This will have you better prepared for your visit, and reduce the amount of forms you will have to fill out during your visit. Just click on the links below to download a pdf copy of each form. If you don't have a pdf reader on your computer, please download a free reader here.

New Patient Packet
The new patient packet contains all the necessary information for becoming a new patient at Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg. It includes insurance forms, demographics, guarantor information, disclosure of medical information, authorization for release of medical information, Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg policies, GHS financial policy and the notice of privacy practices. For more information on becoming a new patient, click here.

For your convenience, the following forms are also available for download in a Spanish Version:

Newborn Care Instructions and Tips
New parents have a lot of questions concerning the care of their newborn, and this Newborn Care Instructions and Tips manual addresses a lot of the most common concerns. Feeding, SIDS prevention, basic infant care, newborn jaundice, bowel movements/urine output, illness, colic, normal findings and circumcision care are all discussed. For any questions concerning your child, please feel free to call our office and speak with a nurse.

Well Child Check & Vaccination Fees
For your convenience, we have prepared a form for your use in verifying with your insurance provider, if well child examinations and vaccinations are covered or not. Simply print out the applicable form, and refer to the box for the age of your child's visit with us. The total fee for your child's age specific visit can be found along with the specific procedure codes we will bill your insurance provider. On the second form is the listing of what each procedure code is and the hospital fee for it. As you verify with your insurance provider, simply indicate which procedures are covered and which are not, and bring in the form to us. Please do use the correct form.

If your child is currently an established patient with Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg, then you will want to use this form: (Established Patient Well Child Check & Vaccination Fees).

If your child is a new patient with Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg, then you will want to use this form: (New Patient Well Child Check & Vaccination Fees).

Authorization for Release of Medical Information
If you need to have your child's medical records transferred from or to our office, you will need to fill out an authorization for release of medical information. This form is included in the new patient packet or can be downloaded here (English Version & Spanish Version).

Immunization Schedules
The Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg Vaccine Policy, along with immunization schedules providing a detailed breakdown of the recommended vaccines that your child should receive according to their age are listed below.

Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg Vaccine Policy
Immunization Schedule for (Birth-6 Years) - English Version & Spanish Version
Immunization Schedule for (7-18 Years) - English Version & Spanish Version

ADHD Vanderbilt Assessment Scale-PARENT & TEACHER Informant
The below links are resource toolkits for clinicians published by the Academy of American Pediatrics. They provide a number of rating scales and tools for parents that may aid the diagnostic process. The toolkit also provides support information for parents on how to deal with their child at home, help their child's treatment and monitor their child's development and long-term outcome.

ADHD - Vanderbilt Assessment Scale - PARENT Informant - These tools tie in with a resource kit that physicians can supply to teachers to monitor classroom behavior, gain a better insight in the disorder and help their pupil's treatment.

ADHD - Vanderbilt Assessment Scale - TEACHER Informant - These tools tie in with a resource kit that physicians can supply to parents.

FAQs

  • Where are you located?

  • Duncan Office
    500 Squires Pointe
    Duncan, SC 29334
    Click here for directions.

    Spartanburg Office
    249 N. Grove Medical Park
    Spartanburg, SC 29307
    Click here for directions.

  • What are your hours?

  • Spartanburg Location
    Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    (Extended hours weekdays, as needed for sick children)
    Saturday: 8:00am-11:00am
    Sunday: Closed

    Duncan Location
    Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: Closed

  • How can I contact you?

  • Phone: (864) 582-8135
    Fax: (864) 573-9757 (Spartanburg Office)
    Fax: (864) 249-3525 (Duncan Office)

  • When do you take calls?

  • Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg receives calls Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm & Saturday 8:00am-11:00am. Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg (Duncan Office) receives calls Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Should your child become sick or injured after hours, please contact our office at (864) 582-8135 to speak with a pediatric nurse, who is specially trained to evaluate sick and injured children. Depending on the situation, the nurse has several options: 1) Offer home treatment, 2) Recommend an appointment the next day, 3) Contact the physician on-call, 4) Request the child be taken to an appropriate emergency department. We offer this after hours service to ensure constant and consistent care to our patients.

  • When can I book an appointment?

  • Please call our office during regular business hours to schedule an appointment at (864) 582-8135. We continue to welcome same day sick visits.

  • When can I book a Saturday appointment?

  • Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg is open Saturday 8:00am - 11:00am for urgent care sick visits. These appointments are only scheduled the day of starting at 8:00am Saturday morning. The Duncan Office is closed on weekends.

  • Is there a copay with my visit?

  • All copays are required at the time of visit. If you are unsure of your insurance company's policy, please be sure to contact them before your office visit.

  • Can you help me with a bill?

  • Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg is here to assist you. If you have questions about your bill, please give us a call. We can check your bill status, take payments by phone and set up payment plans. If there is an issue with a past bill needing to be refiled, we can also help you with that. For further information, you may also contact the hospital's main billing department at (864) 454-2000 or 1-888-284-6024.

  • Can my child get an excuse for school?

  • School excuses can be written for days deemed necessary by your doctor. We are not allowed to make school excuses, if your child has not been seen in our office for their illness, injury, etc. Due to HIPAA laws, we are not allowed to fax school excuses.

  • How do I become a new patient?

  • For complete details on how to become a new patient of Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg, please click here.

  • Are you taking new Medicaid patients?

  • Yes, Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg is accepting new Medicaid patients.

  • What type of Medicaid will you accept?

  • We accept Molina, Absolute Total Care, Wellcare, The Blues, Advicare and SC Medicaid Program.

  • Which hospitals do your doctors visit for new babies?

  • Mary Black Memorial Hospital and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

  • Can you help answer my questions about caring for my newborn?

  • Our clinical staff are available each day to return your calls, if you have questions concerning your newborn. We also have a manual you can download here that features many common concerns. Feeding, SIDS prevention, basic infant care, newborn jaundice, bowel movements/urine output, illness, colic, normal findings and circumcision care are all discussed.

  • When should I book my child's well child check (physical)?

  • It is best to book your child's well child checks (physicals) two months in advance. Please confirm your vaccines and well child check coverage prior to your appointment. For further details, click here and refer to the Well Child Check and Vaccination Fees section under the "Forms" tab.

  • How far out are the doctor's schedules available?

  • Doctor's schedules are usually posted 2 months in advance.

  • How can I get a copy of my child's immunization records?

  • To get a copy of your child's immunization records, you would need to call in a request. Under normal circumstances, immunization records will be ready within 24-48 hours in the front office. We are not allowed to fax records due to HIPAA laws. You may also request an updated immunization record at your child's well child check.

  • How would I know if Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg is closed during inclement weather?

  • In case of inclement weather, please watch WYFF-4, WHNS21 and WSPA7 for closings. Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg will be listed under the "medical" section as: GHS Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg. We will do our best to have it posted, as soon as possible.

  • How can I get my records transferred to Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg or to another practice?

  • There are a couple of options for getting your records transferred. You may sign a request for medical release form in our office, or you may sign one at the office you are coming from or transferring to. You may download a copy of our request for medical release here (English Version & Spanish Version).

  • How long does it take to transfer records?

  • Under normal circumstances, your records will be ready for transfer from Pediatric Associates - Spartanburg within a week . To find out how long it will take another practice to transfer their records to us, you would need to contact their office.

  • May I have a copy of my child's record for my own use?

  • Yes, but there are fees for this service. According to South Carolina law, Section 44-7-325 for Health Care Facilities and in your signed financial agreement with us, we may bill the following:

    - $.65 per page for the first 30 pages
    - $.50 per page for all other pages
    - Clerical fee not to exceed $15.00
    - Plus actual postage

    We will send your child's health records at no cost, if we directly transfer to another doctor's office. If you prefer to have your own copy, then we will bill minimally the $15.00 clerical fee.

Doctor's Corner

Safe Kids

Safe Kids Upstate is one of more than 450 coalitions affiliated with Safe Kids Worldwide, an organization whose mission is to prevent accidental childhood injury, a leading killer of children 14 and under. There are 15 Safe Kids coalitions in South Carolina.

Safe Kids Upstate Coalition, led by Greenville Health System Children's Hospital Children's Advocacy, consists of more than 70 community partners, who join together to fight unintentional injuries. To learn more about Safe Kids, click here.

New Impact: A Healthy Lifestyles Program

New Impact is an exciting program developed at the GHS Children's Hospital, in response to the nationwide problem of pediatric obesity. If your child is struggling with his or her weight, let us help. New Impact is a comprehensive weight management program for children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 21. We use the most current treatment techniques to offer pediatric patients effective ways to manage weight and adopt a healthier lifestyle. To learn more about the New Impact: A Healthier Lifestyles Program, click here.

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