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Insurers

Be sure to bring your updated insurance card and co-pay to your visit.  If you have questions about your insurance coverage, our billing office can assist you.  If you do not have insurance and are in need of assistance, our … Continue reading

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Affiliations

Tobey Hospital(508) 295-0880 Children’s Hospital Boston(617) 355-6000 PPOC(617) 919-4069 AAP(847) 434-4000

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Administrative Staff

  Our staff is very dedicated and friendly.  Many staff members have been at WPA for over 10 years. Collectively our staff has over 300 years of Pediatric experience.

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NPs & PAs

Our Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistant are highly trained pediatric health care providers. They are an integral part of our health care team and are dedicated to provide your child with high quality, patient centered medical care.

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Physicians

  All of our doctors are board certified pediatricians and are accepting new patients.  If you are a new family who would like to join our practice see our New Patients link.

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Your Providers & Staff

  Wareham Pediatrics has been providing high quality care to South Coast area children and families since 1976!

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Asthma Support

  Asthma can be a serious child-hood illness. If your child needs to be seen for an Asthma visit, please review this link for more information.

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Lactation Support

  Breastfeeding helps mothers get back to their pre-pregnancy weight. It may reduce the incidence of Crohn’s disease, diabeters, asthma and other diseases.

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Urgent Care For Visitors

Wareham Police/Fire 911 Tobey Hospital 508-295-0880 Massachusetts Poison Center 800-682-9211 Suicide Prevention 800-273-TALK (8255) NSTAR GAS 800-592-2000 NSTAR ELECTRIC 800-592-2000 National Grid 800-322-3223 Mass Road Conditions 617-374-1234

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Spirometry

  Asthma is the most common chronic illness in childhood. In 80% of patients with asthma, symptoms begin before age 5.  Asthma results in over 550,000 ER visits per year.  

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Gynecological Care

  14% of girls frequently miss school due to menstrual symptoms   10% of adolescent females who deny sexual activity have a positive chlamydia test

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Lab Testing

  Tobey Radiology mapph: 508-679-7161 Tobey Laboratory mapph: 508-679-7136 Quest Diagnosticsmapph: 508-295-0477

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Services

We have added a new service to our lab!  We now offer Cholesterol Screening in our office.  This new test enables us to check your child’s cholesterol using a few drops of blood from the tip of their finger.  It … Continue reading

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Why Choose Us

Wareham Pediatrics Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative With the help of the PPOC, Wareham Pediatrics is a certified medical home.  This means that we strive to give our patients timely access to health care that is focused on quality and … Continue reading

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Before Your Visit

General Forms Demographic Sheet Financial Policy Permission to Treat Vaccine Eligibility Screening Form HIPPA (Privacy Policy) Teen Privacy Policy Records Release Form Medication History Consent Family History Form Need Insurance?

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When to Go to ER

A 2005 national study by the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project analyzed emergency department visits in community hospitals (like Southcoast Hospitals) and found that upper respiratory infection, such as sinusitis, strep throat, and croup, was the most common condition that accounted … Continue reading

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In Case Of Emergency

Wareham Police/Fire 911 Tobey Hospital 508-295-0880 Massachusetts Poison Center 800-682-9211 or 800-222-1222 Suicide Prevention 800-273-TALK (8255) or Suicide Hotline: 800-Suicide 800-784-2433 Teen Suicide Hotline: 800-252-TEEN (8336) NSTAR GAS/ELEC 800-592-2000 National Grid 800-322-3223 Mass Road Conditions 617-374-1234

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Directions

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Community Resources

top of page town & school support groups family events nutrition & exercise products & services early intervention Fed / State resources mental/dental health   Contact Us with suggestions or to list your organization.

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Frequent Q & A

Preview the full list General Medical QAs Administrative QAs Medications QAs Infections QAs Home Remedies QAs Safety QAs

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Care Coordination

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Adolescents & Teens

Between 1990 and 2000, the number of Teens ages 12 to 19 soared to 32 million, an increase of nearly 4.5 million. Their 17 percent growth rate far outpaced the growth of the rest of the population… the United States … Continue reading

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WPA Advisor

If you are seeing this, you have attempted to link to the UpToDate widget but are experiencing a problem. Please visit UpToDate for more information. Search AAP patient handouts and resources

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Contact Information

Our Hours Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8 am to 8 pm Tuesday 8 am to 5 pm Friday 8 am to 6 pm Sat and Sun (sick only) 8:30 am to noon Our office is closed for lunch and staff … Continue reading

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