5 Most Recommended Newark Pediatricians

Newark Pediatricians

If you’re a busy mom like I am, at any point in time, you could be in search of a new pediatrician for your children. Some may think that finding a new office would be simple, but it is so easy to become overwhelmed by the options! Big offices, small offices, holistic, older, younger, the list of possible attributes goes on. To help simplify your search, I have compiled a list of the 5 most recommended Newark Pediatricians.

The pediatricians on this list have been recommended by mamas in various stages of parenthood. Each listing below includes general information about the office hours, policies, and physicians. Please note that the hours listed may change over time.

Millcreek Pediatrics | Dr. McFarlane

Dr. McFarlane founded Millcreek Pediatrics in 1999.

-Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm (early close on Fridays in summer)
-Location(s): 2055 Limestone Road Suite 300 Wilmington DE 19808
-Phone: (302) 633-6338
-Number of Physicians: 3
-Number of listed insurances accepted: 8
-Off hours policy: Physician and nurse on call
-Additional information: Dr. Seiff is fluent in Spanish

First State Pediatrics (Newark location) | Dr. Murphy

Dr. Murphy is said to be thorough, down to earth, and wonderful with kids of all ages.

-Hours: M 8:30am – 5:30pm
Tu 8:30am – 5:30pm
W 8:30am – 5:30pm
Th 8:30am – 5:00pm
F 8:30am – 5:00pm
Sa 9:30am – 12:00pm
-Location(s): 210 Christiana Medical Center, Newark & 722 Yorklyn Rd Hockessin
-Phone: (302) 368-2501
-Number of Physicians: 2 Newark and 3 Hockessin
-Number of listed insurances accepted: 13
-Off hours policy: After hours nurse triage service and physician available
-Additional information: Saturday appointments are for acute needs only. All children must receive all routine vaccinations

Just Kids Pediatrics | Dr. Kirifides

From the website: “Just Kids Pediatrics believes in a team approach to your child’s health and well-being. Our team consists of experienced, compassionate pediatricians, nurse practitioners and friendly, nurturing staff members who provide our patients the personalized pediatric care they deserve. As parents and patients, you are an integral part of our team and we will work together to develop a comprehensive medical care plan.”

-Hours: M 8:00am – 6:30pm
Tu 7:30am – 6:00pm
W 7:30am – 7:00pm
Th 7:30am – 5:30pm
F 7:30am – 4:00pm
Sa October – May
-Location(s): 875 AAA Boulevard Suite C, Newark, DE, 19713
-Phone: (302) 918-6400
-Number of Physicians: 3 Physicians, 2 Nurse Practitioners, 1 Physician Assistant
-Number of listed insurances accepted: 9
-Off hours policy: Not listed
-Additional information: Hospital affiliations with A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children and Christiana Care Health Systems

Newark Pediatrics | Dr. Modi

From the website: “Newark Pediatrics is dedicated to providing quality, professional medical care for children from birth to 18 years of age. At Newark Pediatrics, your child’s health is our first priority.”

-Hours: Not listed
-Location(s): 314 East Main Street, Newark Delaware 19711
-Phone: (302) 738-4800
-Number of physicians: 3
-Number of listed insurances accepted: Contact office to verify
-Off hours policy: Physician on call 365 days a year
-Additional information: Telemedicine appointments offered at this Newark Pediatricians office

Premier Pediatrics

Testimonial from the website: “Dr. Achterhof has a very comforting bedside manner and she can always make my boys smile when they are sick. I never feel rushed when speaking with her whether on the phone or in the office. She always makes sure all my questions are answered and calms my worries. Dr. A has never let me down when it comes to the care of my children and they just love her!!!”

-Hours: M 8:30am – 8:00pm
Tu 8:30am – 8:00pm
W 8:30am – 8:00pm
Th 8:30am – 8:00pm
F 8:30am – 4:00pm
Sa Closed
-Location(s): 2600 Glasgow Avenue | Suite 213 Newark, Delaware 19702
-Phone: (302) 836-4440
-Number of physicians: 2
-Number of listed insurances accepted: 16
-Off hours policy: Not listed
-Additional information: N/A

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Newark Pediatricians Round-up

As a mom myself, who has moved a few times with little ones, I know how overwhelming the search for a new pediatricians office can be. I loved being able to search for the most recommended in Newark, and while this is, of course, not an extensive list of your Newark pediatrician options, I hope that it helps to ease a bit of the burden that can come with a search of this nature.

Do you have a pediatrician in the Newark, DE area that you love but don’t see listed? Let me know in the comments!

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