New Patients

The Carithers Pediatric Group welcomes and accepts new patients in both of its office locations, Riverside and Southside. Whether you are a new or expectant parent, are new to the area or moving from another practice, Carithers Pediatrics physicians and staff look forward to welcoming you to our extended family. Our practice offers a diverse group of providers, allowing the group to practice up to date medicine with our individual styles and personalities. We uphold the standards and guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics, staying current with their research-based recommendations.

Our practice treats infants and children from birth through adolescence and truly enjoys watching them grow and develop into young adults. Our practice also welcomes children with chronic illnesses and special needs. Our desire is to be their advocate and coordinator of their multi-specialty care. We appreciate the trust Northeast Florida and surrounding areas have placed in our practice since 1941.

By choosing The Carithers Pediatric Group, you have access to:

365- Day Sick Care and an On-Call Doctor. The Carithers Pediatric Group provides sick care 365 days a year, including weekends and holidays, as well as one of our providers to take emergency calls.

Quality/ Medical Excellence. All of our pediatricians are board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and have trained in some of the best residency programs in the country. Our Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners hold a Master’s level or higher degrees in nursing and advanced pediatric training.

A Medical Home. We want our families to consider us a total resource for their child’s healthcare needs. As your medical home, our doctors and staff use evidence-based medicine and technology to practice the highest quality medical care. We are available when you need us, and work together with you to provide comprehensive care.

Joining the practice?

If you would like to join our group, please call the office at (904) 387-6200 to schedule a new patient appointment, preferably a well checkup. Please have your insurance card ready when you call.

With our new Phreesia check-in system, you now have the option of checking in from the convenience of your own home. Several days before your child’s appointment, you will receive an email link and/or text message that will allow you to ‘Pre-Register’ for future appointments. Simply click the link, answer a few identifying questions, and you will be able to complete your registration process from home on any smartphone, computer, or tablet.

Please bring your insurance card to the visit. Parents/Guardians must bring their Driver’s License. Please bring a copy of your child’s immunization and medical record.

Questions about the practice?

Feel free to browse our website to learn more about our providers, our services, locations and hours and our office policies. If you still have specific questions, please feel free to call us at (904) 387- 6200 Ext. 0

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