Pediatric Healthcare in Richardson, TX

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Pediatric Healthcare in Richardson, TX

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Pediatric Medical Care in Richardson, TX

Located near Plano, 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 offers professional and comprehensive pediatric healthcare in Richardson, TX.

Why Choose Us for Pediatric Health Care Services?


Located in Richardson, TX, right near Plano, TX, families can access convenient and reliable healthcare services tailored specifically to pediatric care. Dr. John Porter and Dr. Laura Galloway's expertise and compassionate approach to medicine ensure that each child receives personalized attention and the highest standard of care. By choosing our practice, parents can rest assured that their children are in capable hands and will receive the care they deserve.

Furthermore, Dr. Porter's commitment to staying current with the latest advancements in pediatric medicine guarantees that children receive modern and effective treatments. His practice prides itself on fostering long-term relationships with families, creating a supportive and welcoming medical environment for children to grow and thrive. For parents seeking a trustworthy and compassionate pediatrician in Richardson, John R. Porter, MD, is a beacon of excellence in pediatric healthcare.

Read on to learn more about us and our pediatric medical care services. You can also reach out to us for more information.

Come to Our Office for Comprehensive Care

From shortly after birth through adolescence, Dr. Porter is there to evaluate the growth and development of your child, and help them stay healthy.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends regular well visits during the first two years of life (2 weeks, 1 month, 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 15 months, 18 months and 2 years) followed by annual well visits after the age of two.

We also offer visits for the times that your child feels unwell. From simple cough or cold to more urgent emergencies. Call 972-235-6911 on the day you need a sick visit to schedule an appointment.

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


My Chart Patient Portal

You can easily access your child’s medical records including medications, immunizations and test results.

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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.