Welcome to your Pediatric medical home!

FAQs

WALK-IN HOURS   

Monday-Thursday          8:30-9:30am
Monday-Thursday          3:30-5:00pm

Walk-in appointments will be seen by our physician assistant, Samantha Craighead.  Walk-in appointments are limited to established patients age 2 & up-Simple sick/mild injury with symptoms less than 1 week not previously treated.  Walk-in hours are subject to change, please check our website and social media for updates.

Rivergate Pediatrics is there for you when your child is well or sick. If you feel there is an emergency, call 911. Otherwise, call us for an appointment.  For any urgent needs that cannot wait until office hours, we have nursing support with doctor backup available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  If you feel your child needs to be seen emergently after hours we strongly recommend a pediatric emergency room. Please call us so we can help you with this critical event.

Yes, we are open Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. by appointment.

Sunday Hours are from 3:00-4:30pm for urgent illness visits only.  Patients are seen on a walk-in,first come, first serve basis for urgent illness only. There is an extra charge for Sunday visits which your insurance may not pay.  This is a service for our established patients only.

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We give allergy shots to our established pediatric patients as part of their complete medical care.

After you have been prescribed desensitization by one of the allergists in the Nashville area, we can give your allergy shots in our office.  We give allergy shots on Monday afternoon, 1:30 to 3:45, on Wednesday, 9 am to 11 am and 1:30 to 3:45, and on Saturday morning, 9:00 to 10:45 on a walk-in basis. You can  contact your allergist to make arrangements.