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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.

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WELL CHILD VISITS
WELL CHILD VISITS

As children grow, they go through many different phases and changes. This development is vital to their well-being.

That’s why one of the services we offer is well child visits. These are regular appointments that don’t have anything to do with your child being sick or unwell. We’ll simply evaluate their growth and development to ensure that everything is on track.

SICK CHILD VISITS
SICK CHILD VISITS

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

For emergencies, we will do our best to see your child right away. If that’s not possible, we’ll quickly refer you to an appropriate facility so that your child gets the attention they need as soon as possible.

AFTER HOURS
AFTER HOURS

For those problems that occur outside of our regular business hours, we offer our after-hours nurse line. 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. Call (855) 456-6976 for our after-hours nurse service.

Dr. Porter and Dr. Galloway provide pediatric care from newborn through high school, and we pride ourselves on friendly, compassionate, and professional healthcare services.

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

TELEMEDICINE
TELEMEDICINE

Sometimes you prefer speaking remotely from your home. If your child's health concern is telemedicine appropriate, we're  happy to schedule a phone or video appointment.

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MyChart PATIENT PORTAL
MyChart PATIENT PORTAL

MyChart is an easy and effective way for us to communicate with you. You can easily access your child’s medical records including medications, immunizations and test results.

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The CDC just approved emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to kids 12 to 15 years old. But many parents are still asking: What about younger kids? This Ask the Pediatrician article helps explain the process for making sure the vaccine is safe and effective for children, looks at the timing for the vaccine's expected availability for this age group, and addresses questions about whether the vaccine will be required for school entry in the fall. Read the full article in English and Spanish