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PHOENIX
1661 E Camelback Rd
Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-241-1671

AHWATUKEE
4530 E. Ray Rd
Suite 125
Phoenix, AZ 85044
480-759-9191

The Pediatrician

The hospital requires a pediatric doctor, called a pediatrician, to see and evaluate your newborn at the hospital.

A pediatrician has specialized education and training to care for children under the age of 18.

Following delivery the hospital staff will call your pediatrician to announce the birth of your baby. Your pediatrician or their representative (usually a partner in their office) will come to the hospital once or twice a day too see their patients.

After assessment of your baby, the pediatrician will see you to discuss your baby’s care. They often give you basic information about the first two weeks of life concerning feeding, sleeping, warning signs and when to return to the doctor’s office for continued care of your newborn.

Parents of male infants may be interested in a circumcision. Please check with your insurance to verify coverage for a hospital procedure or office procedure. If you will be seeing another pediatrician after discharge, the hospital pediatrician may decline to perform the circumcision. The procedure can be done at a later date in the office.

If the pediatrician you have selected does not practice at Good Samaritan Medical Center, your obstetrician can recommend someone to see the baby at the hospital.

The office has a list of pediatricians with whom we are familiar. Let us know if we can assist you to find or select a pediatrician.

You also can access a list of pediatricians at your health insurance web site.

Related Links

Phoenix Office

602-241-1671
602-230-7982

1661 E Camelback Rd
Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Ahwatukee Office

480-759-9191
480-759-9105

4530 E Ray Rd
Suite 125
Phoenix, AZ 85044

Hospital Affiliation

         Main 602-839-2000
OB Triage 602-839-6700

Banner University
Medical Center Phoenix

1111 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006