970-259-PEDS (7337)

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Mission: To provide excellent healthcare and wellness education for the infants, children and adolescents in Durango and the surrounding areas.

No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay.

Click on the links below to read the full Income-based Sliding Fee Scale Policy for Services.

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Appointment Types

  • Sick appointments
  • Chronic illness management
  • Well-child check-ups
  • Sports physicals
  • Injury care
  • Immunization appointments
  • Pediatric consultation
  • Prenatal visit
  •  Meet and Greet visit

We ask that you schedule routine appointments, such as well-child check-ups and sport physicals, in advance to ensure you get the appointment time you desire.

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Prenatal & Meet and Greet Visits:

Pediatric Associates of Durango offers a complimentary visit which allows you to learn more about our practice. This visit allows you to meet with a practitioner, ask questions and hear more about the services we offer. Please call for more information, or to schedule a prenatal/meet and greet appointment.

Pediatric Associates of Durango and Your Insurance

Pediatric Associates of Durango accepts almost every insurance plan. If you are unsure whether your insurance plan is contracted with Pediatric Associates of Durango, please call our main number and our receptionist will be happy to assist you. We ask that you always have your insurance card available at appointments in the event that we need to make a copy. Any co-payment required by your insurance will be collected at the time of service. We accept cash, personal checks as well as most credit cards. If your insurance requires a referral to see a specialist, please contact us. You may be required to see your primary care physician in order to complete the necessary forms.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00am to 5:30pm. After Hours: There will always be a provider on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just call our number (970) 259-7337 and you will be connected with a registered nurse.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I get refill for my child’s medication?

If you are on a routine medication that can be called into the pharmacy, please contact the pharmacy first for your refill. If your prescription is out of refills, the pharmacy is supposed to contact our office to get further refills authorized by the ordering provider. If you are having any issues with a refill please reach out to our office. Frequently we may not have received a request from your pharmacy.

If you have a prescription that is a controlled medication, such as Ritalin, Concerta, and Adderall, etc., please contact our office and the receptionist will forward your request to the ordering provider.
We do ask that you give us at least 48 hours’ notice on all refill requests.

What is your stance on alternative medicine?

I am a board certified pediatrician who looks at the whole child in order to encourage optimal health. I am often finding that dietary changes can prevent chronic ear infections, GERD, migraine headaches or even behavioral challenges. There are also a number of very talented alternative practitioners with whom I work in our area.

Western medicine has some very important tools and is exceptional in life threatening situations. Alternative/complementary medicine offers a more holistic perspective to tackle those challenges that may not be life threatening but are impacting our quality of life.

I also offer acupuncture and shonishin (a needle-less acupuncture from Japan for infants and children) for a variety of issues including migraine headaches, recurrent abdominal pain, sleep disorders, anxiety, trauma and post-concussion syndrome.