Welcome to Our Practice
Are you looking for a compassionate, family–centered pediatrician in North Houston? You've come to the right place. At Champions Pediatric Associates, 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 promote and maintain their child's physical and emotional well–being from new born babies 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, an outstanding level of support and expertise, and we accept Medicaid. 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 prenatal visits and preventive care to treatments of acute illnesses and the ongoing treatment of chronic conditions, Champions Pediatric Associates offers comprehensive medical treatment for children from infancy through adolescence including child physicals, vaccines, and flu shots.
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 pediatric practice, including directions, hours of operations, payment policies, information about our physicians and our services, and even a link to request an appointment. It also includes answers to some of our most commonly asked questions.
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 highly knowledgeable staff is available to support and assist you with any questions or concerns about the health of your child. Thank you for your interest in Champions Pediatric Associates.
In an effort to keep our patients, their families and our staff safe and healthy we will continue to follow the CDC Guidelines for COVID-19.
What you need to know:
- Our providers will see patients for WELL CHILD EXAMS in the mornings and all SICK VISIT will be scheduled in the afternoon.
- Only children with a scheduled appointment will be allowed in the office.
- Please limit to ONE Adult to accompany patient to their appointment.
- Masks WILL BE REQUIRED BY EVERYONE ENTERING THE BUILDING.
- For sick visit, please call our office when you are in the parking lot and our staff will check you in and call you on your cell phone when a room is available for you.
Thank you for your continued cooperation during this time.
*** Notice to our patients with Cigna, Aetna and UHC Insurance ***
We understand you were recently notified that our office was OUT OF NETWORK for your plan. THIS IS AN ERROR ON THE INSURANCE COMPANY'S PART and they will be sending retraction letters to our patients. Our office continues to service the healthcare needs of ALL OF OUR patients as an IN NETWORK PROVIDER. Please feel free to contact our office or your insurance carrier if you have any question regarding this misunderstanding. We are still accepting all three of these insurance plans.
Champions Pediatric Associates would like to remind all our families of the new policies set in place to better protect the health and safety of our patients.
- We will see ONLY Well Children in the mornings. This will include any weight checks, medication checks, and well child exams.
- Sick Visit appointments will be scheduled ONLY in the afternoons.
- NO WALK IN appointments will be allowed.
- Please bring ONLY the child(ren) being seen to the appointment to limit exposure.
- No toys will be in the lobby or patient rooms to prevent the spreading of germs.
As always, the health of our patients is the upmost concern.
We want to THANK YOU for your understanding and cooperation during this time.
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*** Important Announcement ***
Out of concern for our patients/staff well-being, we are adjusting our schedules to reduce risks associated with COVID19. While these changes may cause an inconvenience to some, it is in effort to prioritize safety for all families, both staff and patient alike.
We announced recently that we will not be accepting ANY walk-in patients. This will continue to remain in effect until further notice.
All phone calls for appointments are being screened by our staff. Understand this is an attempt to comply with health organization recommendations and does prolong our average phone call time. We ask that all patients do their best to have patience during their phone call as well as work with the operator in answering all questions to the best of your ability.
To assist with the screening as well as the hygienic aspect of COVID19 we are only scheduling Well Child appointments in the first half of the day. This will be any type of exam that is intended to be for a healthy child including, medication checks, weight checks, sports physicals, etc. If your child is having any sick symptoms and you are on the schedule for one of these appointments, PLEASE call us prior to your appointment so we may screen as well as adjust your visit type and time if needed. Just bringing your child in around healthy children is counterproductive in reducing the spread of any illness.
This is an ever-changing scenario and we do expect more adjustments in the near future.
Our gratitude for your compliance and understanding is immeasurable.
As you are aware the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 has spread to the United States and as close as surrounding counties. While we expect the virus to spread further and new cases to be identified, the CDC strongly believe there is no reason to panic.
Below is some guidance and resources for you to learn more and aid you.
What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is in the family of coronaviruses that is often the cause of the "common cold." However, in 2019 a Novel version of this virus was detected in Wuhan, China, now called COVID-19. COVID-19 spreads from person to person or via surfaces. When an infected person coughs or sneezes, tiny droplets containing the virus are released into the air and immediate surroundings. It is possible for an uninfected person to get COVID-19 infection by directly coming into contact with these droplets or by touching surfaces or objects affected by these droplets and then touching his or her mouth, nose or eyes.
Does CDC have resources on how to treat and care for patients with COVID-19?
Yes, the CDC has several resources. Factors that may help guide the assessment of a patient with COVID-19 includes assessing their travel history, current symptoms, as well being aware of the epidemiology of COVID-19 in your local community.
What is the treatment available for COVID-19? Is there a vaccine?
Treatment is mainly supportive care. There is currently no vaccine available to prevent COVID-19 but vaccines are being tested and there has been recruitment for an experimental vaccine in the state of Washington. The NIH also currently has a clinical trial investigating the use of certain medication to treat COVID-19.
How can I protect my family? Prevention is Key!
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
· Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
· Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
· Stay home when you are sick.
· Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
· Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
· Follow CDC's recommendations for using a facemask.
o CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
o Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others.
· Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
o If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.