Pediatrics located in High Desert, Victorville, CA
Rainilda Valencia, MD, Micaela Marin-Tucker, PA-C, and Megan Reynolds, C-PNP, at Valencia Pediatrics are committed to your child’s growth and well-being. They offer comprehensive pediatric care at Dr. Valencia’s office in Victorville, California, and are fully equipped to address your child’s specific health and development needs. Dr. Valencia and her team are passionate about pediatric medicine and provide the highest quality of care for sick visits, well-child visits, and the management of chronic health conditions. If you’re looking for a caring, dedicated pediatrician, schedule a consultation at Valencia Pediatrics online or by phone today. Valencia Pediatrics serves the surrounding High Desert communities of Hesperia and Apple Valley.
Pediatric Care Q & A
Why Choose a Pediatrician, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner trained and experienced in Pediatrics?
They are specially trained to:
- Help you determine healthy lifestyles for your child and useful ways to role model your choices
- Offer advice to prevent illness and injuries
- Provide early and appropriate care of acute illness to prevent its progression
- Treat life-threatening childhood conditions requiring intensive care
- Guide you in anticipating your child's needs from newborn to 21
As part of their extensive training, Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners are experienced in the physical, emotional, and social development of children. Children may be too young or shy to talk, so pediatricians understand the importance of listening carefully to your child, and to you.
Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners answer your questions, helping you to understand and promote your child's healthy development. Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners also address issues affecting a child's family and home environment.
Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners understand that children are not simply small adults. They often present different symptoms from adults. They may need different prescriptions or treatments than adults. Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners are specially trained to recognize the importance of these differences, especially with young children and newborns.
What pediatric care services are available?
Dr. Valencia and the Valencia Pediatrics team offer a variety of comprehensive services to ensure your child is in good health from birth to young adulthood. Available pediatric services include:
- Sick visits
- Well-child exams
- Sports physicals
- Developmental screenings
Dr. Valencia is also highly skilled in creating customized treatment plans for chronic illness management if your child has a condition like allergies or asthma. Additionally, the team is experienced in diagnosing and treating a variety of acute illnesses, including colds, flu, and strep throat.
If your child has special needs or developmental delays, Dr. Valencia offers assistance in coordinating early intervention strategies to help your child thrive.
What diagnostic services are available?
Many on-site diagnostic testing services are available at Valencia Pediatrics to meet the specific needs of your child. Dr. Valencia and her staff offer testing services such as:
- Blood work
- Allergy tests
- Strep throat swabs
- Lung function tests
The team also works with Victor Valley Global Medical Center in Victorville and St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, California, for additional testing or necessary hospital admissions.
What can I expect during my child’s initial visit?
The staff at Valencia Pediatrics offers a modern, comfortable office environment in a family-friendly atmosphere. Separate waiting rooms are available for sick visits to protect healthy children from unnecessary illness.
All waiting rooms offer high-speed internet service and televisions for your convenience. The team works hard to ensure timely visits and short wait times. They also try to accommodate your busy family schedule for well visits or same-day sick visits.
During the initial consultation, Dr. Valencia and her staff take time to review your child’s medical and family history and discuss any concerns you have about your child’s health and development.
Depending on your child’s age, the team interacts with your child to establish trust and ensure a positive visit to the office. They are compassionate and care about the health and well-being of your child and you can expect customized treatment to meet your child’s specific needs.
Learn more about the comprehensive pediatric care services available at Valencia Pediatrics by scheduling a consultation online or by phone today.