Pediatric Care With Children’s Physicians

Where do you go for pediatric primary care, customized to your child’s specific needs? You’re already here — Children’s Physicians. Children’s Physicians is the primary care pediatric group for Children’s Nebraska. Our providers understand the unique needs of kids — from making sure children are growing and developing normally to providing treatment to working with pediatric specialists.

Benefits of choosing Children’s Physicians:

  • 15 convenient locations throughout the Omaha metro area and Kearney
  • same-day sick visits
  • quick responses to your questions
  • extended hours for appointments to accommodate busy families
  • certified lactation consultants – available in-person and virtually via tele-lactation

Schedule an Appointment at a Location Near You

Children’s Physicians has more than 50 pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and physician assistants located in several offices throughout the Omaha metro community.

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Find An Urgent Care Clinic

Children’s Urgent Care Clinics are available when your child has an illness or injury that’s not serious enough for the emergency room, but can’t wait until your Children’s Physicians office opens. Urgent care hours are:

  • Weekday evenings from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Weekends and holidays from noon to 10 p.m.

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Schedule An Appointment Through the Children’s Connect Portal (Current Patients Only)

Children’s Connect is our online health portal that allows you to schedule sick visits and well-check appointments online, day or night. With Children’s Connect, you can access your child’s test results, diagnoses, medications, growth charts, and immunization records any time. Plus, you can message your child’s healthcare team when it’s convenient for you and fill out any paperwork needed for an upcoming appointment before you get to the office.

Schedule Your Child’s Back-To School Physical

We’re currently scheduling school physicals for children entering kindergarten and seventh grade. Avoid the rush by scheduling your child’s appointment in April or May.

To schedule a physical, visit our Children’s Connect app. For new patients, call one of our office locations above.

  • View guidelines for school and sports physical deadlines

    Kindergarten And 7th Grade Physicals

    • BELLEVUE – Complete after 2/8/2019
    • BENNINGTON – Complete after 2/14/2019
    • BLAIR – Complete after 2/14/2019
    • COUNCIL BLUFFS – Complete after 2/27/2019 (No physical required for 7th graders not doing a sport)
    • CATHOLIC OMAHA SCHOOLS – Each school’s date varies. Check with your individual school.
    • ELKHORN – Complete after 2/15/2019
    • FREMONT – Complete after 2/13/2019
    • FREMONT CATHOLIC – Complete after 2/12/2019
    • GRETNA – First day of school will be set in March
    • KEARNEY & KEARNEY CATHOLIC – Complete after 2/15/2019
    • LEWIS CENTRAL – Complete after 2/26/2019 (No physical required for 7th graders not doing a sport)
    • MILLARD – Complete after 2/12/2019
    • OMAHA PUBLIC (OPS) – Complete after 2/14/2019
    • PAPILLION-LA VISTA – Complete after 2/13/2019
    • PLATTSMOUTH – Kindergarten complete after 2/16/2019 and 7th grade complete after 2/14/2019
    • RALSTON – Complete after 2/9/2019
    • WESTSIDE – Complete after 2/14/2019

    Nebraska state law requires a vision screening be conducted on all students entering kindergarten and all out-of-state transfer students. Vision screenings are also highly encouraged for all incoming 7th grade students, but it is not required. Hearing screenings are highly encouraged for all incoming kindergarten and 7th grade students, but it is not required.

    Sports Physicals

    Nebraska state law requires sports physicals to be completed after 5/1/2019 and turned in before the first day of your child’s sport practice.

    Some schools allow 7th graders to use their 7th grade physicals as their sports physicals. Check with your school.

What Sets Children’s Physicians Apart?

When your child is sick, you want help immediately. Our offices offer same-day sick visits and quick responses to your questions. Each office also offers extended hours for appointments to accommodate busy families. This means you don’t have to miss work, and your child doesn’t have to miss school. Plus, Children’s Physicians is automatically linked to Children’s Nebraska — and all of the pediatric specialists associated with it.

Call your Children’s Physicians office to connect you with nurses specially trained in pediatric medicine. An on-call physician is available if needed. If you need to be seen after hours, Children’s Urgent Care Clinics are available.

  • Learn More About Our Treatments and Services

    Our pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants can do the following:
    • Perform regular check-ups, physical exams, and medical screenings: We look for signs and symptoms of many disorders, such as asthma, depression or anemia. One such screening, the M-CHAT (Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers), helps us detect autism in young children.
    • Diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions, such as ear infections, strep throat, or the flu
    • Provide vaccines, including measles, chicken pox, HPV, meningitis, and seasonal flu vaccine
    • Work with specialists to manage chronic disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or diabetes
    • Order needed tests, such as lab work and X-rays
    • Counsel your family on preventative care and good health
    • Provide educational resources

    Regular check-ups (also called well-child visits) ensure that your child is growing up healthy and strong. Here is our recommended schedule for when your child should have a regular check-up:

    Infant Toddler Child/Adolescent
    2 days old 12 months old Once a year from age 3 through age 21
    2 weeks old 15 months old As needed for school or sports physicals
    1 month old 18 months old
    2 months old  24 months old (age 2)
    4 months old  30 months old
    6 months old
    9 months old

    Lactation Services

    In addition, we offer certified lactation consultants to help moms feel more confident and relaxed with breastfeeding. Each lactation consultant is certified by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants, the highest certification available. You do not need to be a Children’s Physicians patient family in order to use our lactation services.

    We also offer the convenience of tele-lactation, allowing you to access our lactation consultants from the comfort of your own home. You don’t have to be a Children’s Physicians patient to see our lactation consultants. To learn more about our lactation services, call 402-955-MILK (6455).

    Call 402-955-7070 to schedule a visit with a lactation consultant Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at these Children’s Physicians offices:

    4802 Shannon Drive
    Bellevue, NE 68133

    Embassy Park
    9202 West Dodge Road, Suite 101
    Omaha, NE 68114

    West Village Pointe
    110 N. 175th St., Suite 1000
    Omaha, NE 68118

    Dental Services

    If your child needs dental care, Children’s is partnership with University of Nebraska Medical Center. The dental clinic is located on the second floor of the Specialty Pediatric Center at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center. Learn more about our dental services.

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