Immunizations/Asthma/Allergies and School Physicals
Clearwater Pediatric Care is proud to announce that our office has been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home. NCQA’s Web site (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.The Recognition Programs assess whether clinicians and practices support the delivery of high-quality care and are built on evidence-based, nationally recognized clinical standards of care.
We understand the anxiety you may have regarding the Coronavirus outbreak and wanting to do everything possible to keep your children and family members healthy. We are doing everything possible toward that goal. As per CDC guidelines to limit interactions and practice social distancing, we have implemented the following changes in our practice and request cooperation from our families.
Effective Wednesday, March 18th, all essential well-visit appointments will be during the morning session from 8 AM to 11 AM. Sick visits will be booked in the afternoon from 1.30-5 PM.
When you arrive at the office, we request you call the main office number to let us know you have arrived but remain in your vehicle. When your child is ready to be seen, we will call you, and your child will be taken directly to the exam room without having to wait in common areas.
We request that only one parent accompanies the child. Please do not bring other children to the appointment. If the parent has any respiratory illness, we ask the other parent or a family friend to bring the child. If it is not an option and it’s a routine visit, please reschedule for a later date.
If your child is above one year and coming for a sick visit and has fever, cough, and other respiratory symptoms, please make sure they wear a mask before entering the office. We have a limited number of masks available if your child is sick and you don’t have one.
Please wash your hands on arrival and before leaving the office.
Fortunately, Coronavirus infection is milder in children and less likely to cause serious illness. However, young children can transmit it to other family members who are older and hence at higher risk.
Let us all do our part to limit the increase in cases in the community that can overwhelm our medical system.
Thank you for your cooperation
Clearwater Pediatric Care
Your Children Are Our First Priority!
Looking for a compassionate, family–centered pediatrician in Clearwater or in the Westchase area of Tampa? You've come to the right place. We specialize in medical care for kids, and we would love to get to know you and your family better. Our commitment is to help children reach their highest potential by working with parents to create a " medical home" environment. We strive to promote and maintain your child's physical and emotional well–being from birth up to college years.
Our pediatricians believe that accessibility, understanding and comfort are the cornerstones for an exceptional pediatric practice. To achieve this goal, we offer convenient office hours, helpful patient resources and an outstanding level of support and expertise. So whether you're visiting for the first time or the hundredth time, you'll receive the same quality, educational and compassionate service with every appointment.
Our shared goal, as parents and physicians, is to guide your child on a path of optimal health. In order to attain this, we continuously strive to meet and exceed our patients' expectations while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in pediatric medicine. From newborn baby care and prenatal visits, to school physicals for your children, allergies, asthma, and immunizations, we offer comprehensive medical treatment for children of all ages. We also offer urgent care for children.
Please take a few moments to explore our informational website. We hope you will find our site easy to navigate, informative, and helpful in keeping your family healthy. This website gives you easy access to our practice, including driving directions, hours of operations, payment policies, information about our physicians and our services, and even a link to request an appointment.
If you have any questions or want to schedule your child's first visit to our office, feel free to contact us today. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is available to support and assist you with any questions or concerns about your child. Thank you for your interest in our practices here in Tampa and Clearwater, FL.
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Meet the Doctors
Raj Pai, MD, FAAP
Dr Pai completed his residency training in Pediatrics at the prestigious Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.
Mary Ann Hicks, MD FAAP
Dr. Mary Ann Hicks completed her residency training in Pediatrics at the University of South Florida working at both All Children’s Hospital and Tampa General Hospital in 2002.
Sheila Mak, DO FAAP
Dr. Sheila Mak graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Life Sciences.