Pediatric Healthcare in Richardson, TX

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Pediatric Healthcare in Richardson, TX

Teenager and Adolescent Healthcare in Richardson, TX

Pediatric Healthcare in Richardson, TX

Children require special care and attention to stay healthy. Little ones may not know how to tell you if they’re hurt or sick, so you need experienced pediatric care to ensure your children stay happy and healthy as they grow. John R. Porter, MD, is here to help. Dr. Porter and Dr. Laura Galloway offer professional and comprehensive pediatric healthcare in Richardson, TX.

Come to Our Office for Comprehensive Care

As children grow, they go through many different phases and changes. This development is vital to their well-being. From shortly after birth through adolescence, Dr. Porter is there to help your children develop and stay healthy.

We offer child wellness visits to evaluate the growth and development of your child. If your child needs a vaccine, we can also take care of that.

We also offer visits for the times that your child feels unwell. From simple colds or coughs to more urgent emergencies, we have the experience and training to handle it all.

If needed, we will quickly refer you to an appropriate emergency facility so that your child gets the attention they need as soon as possible.

For those problems that occur outside of our regular business hours, we offer our after-hours nurse line to active patients. We employ pediatric trained and licensed nurses who can give you advice on taking care of your child until our office is open again. They can also help you find an after-hours facility if your child’s needs can’t wait.  If this is an emergency, dial 9-1-1 or go to an emergency room.

Dr. Porter and Dr. Galloway provide pediatric care from newborn through adolescence. Our emphasis has always been on providing your family with the quality and highly personalized care you deserve.

Contact our office today at 972-235-6911 for an appointment.

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Sport & Activity Physicals

We're here to help should your child require a physical for sports, band, camp or other activities. Call us for an appointment


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Beyfortus is a new monoclonal antibody that blocks RSV infection in children of a certain age and health status. You can read more here. Call our office and we'll be glad to answer your questions. 972-235-6911.

With our pediatric COVID testing services, you can have peace of mind knowing that our dedicated team is here to help.  Read more.

We recommend the Covid-19 vaccine for all children 6-months of age and older.  Find answers for FAQ here.

Our office has resources available, to help you manage your child's anxiety and other mental health concerns. You can contact us if you would like to discuss these concerns. You can also click here for helpful information.

Electronic cigarettes continue to rise in popularity among teens. In fact, e-cigarettes are now by far the most commonly used tobacco product among middle- and high-school students. E-cigarettes and vaping are dangerous & addictive. Dr. Porter & Dr. Galloway urge parents to talk with their kids about the dangers of vaping. Here's why.