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After Hours Offer Parents Improved Care For Their Children

Riverside Pediatrics offers urgent pediatric care when you need it most.

Riverside Pediatrics offers urgent pediatric care when you need it most.

    GREENWICH, CT, July 27, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Nothing is more important than the health of your child. While it would be wonderful to be able protect them all the time, accidents happen. In fact, approximately 9.2 million children annually have visited the emergency room for an injury. Falling accounted for 2.8 million emergency room visits in children. Instead of dealing with the stress and hassle of the emergency room, the next time your child experiences a rough tumble, high fever, or anything in between, contact you Greenwich pediatrician at any time to get your child the fast care they need.

"Injuries and accidents can happen at any time, but it often feels like problems occur at the worst times possible. That's why we pride ourselves on being the only pediatric urgent care center in the Greenwich area," says Dr. Karen Beckman.

Whether your child wakes up sick in the middle of the night or gets injured playing a game on the weekend, your Greenwich pediatrician is here to help. Riverside Pediatrics is even available on holidays. "We know how scary it can be when your child is sick. We want to make things easier on everyone by providing our patients with emergency care whenever they need it. No one should have to wait for treatment," says Dr. Henry Rascoff.

Now you don't have to wait hours in the emergency room to be seen, or deal with expensive hospital fees. At Riverside Pediatrics, you don't even have to be a patient to come in for after-hours care. "We want to be accessible to any one who needs treatment. No one should be denied care because they aren't regular patients. Emergencies happen and every children should have access to quick and reliable care," says Dr. Rascoff. That's why Riverside Pediatrics is open 365 days a year.

Your child can be treated for a variety of injuries or illnesses during after-hours care. A board-certified plastic surgeon is also on-site for more serious wound treatments. "If a child needs a prescription for the flu or other illness, most prescriptions can be filled on site. We also have a variety of over-the-counter medications for patients to purchase," says Dr. Beckman. All children are welcome and no appointment is necessary. Why wait in long hospital lines when a board-certified pediatrician can treat your child's ailments right away?

While Riverside Pediatrics is happy to provide urgent care, there are some conditions that cannot be treated after hours: life-threatening injuries and illnesses, fractures and conditions where a child will need overnight hospitalization require an emergency room visit. Riverside Pediatrics also takes treatment one step further by providing after hours forms on their website. "These forms include the patients history and registration. We ask that parents fill these forms out ahead of time to make the office visit go even faster," says Dr. Rascoff.

To find out more about after-hours pediatric care in Greenwich, visit Riverside Pediatrics' website at For questions or concerns, call the office at (203) 629-5800.

About Riverside Pediatrics, LLP: With a team of board-certified pediatricians and registered nurses, Riverside Pediatrics offers highly trained professionals with extensive backgrounds. New York Magazine named Dr. Karen Beckman a Top Doctor for 2014, and both Dr. Beckman and Dr. Rascoff were named Castle Connolly Top Doctors. Riverside Pediatrics promises exceptional pediatric care 365 days of the year.

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Cos Cob, CT 06807
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