Choosing Us as Your Pediatrician

Experience the outstanding benefits of visiting Dr. Anita Henley, a board-certified Royal Oak Pediatric Associates pediatrician. Dr. Henley's expertise ensures your child receives the best care possible. She prioritizes your child's health and development, from comprehensive check-ups to personalized treatment plans. Regular visits to a pediatrician like Dr. Henley are crucial for monitoring growth, vaccinations, and developmental milestones.

Additionally, if your child experiences persistent symptoms, such as fever, unusual behavior, or chronic illness, it's essential to consult our Marion and Abingdon, VA, pediatrician. With her compassionate approach and up-to-date knowledge, she provides exceptional pediatric care, promoting your child's well-being and peace of mind. Trust Dr. Henley to safeguard your child's health every step of the way.

Choosing The Right Pediatrician For You

Choosing the right pediatrician for your child is a crucial decision that requires careful consideration. Start by seeking recommendations from friends, family, and other healthcare professionals. You can also do the following:

  • Research prospective pediatricians' credentials, experience, and areas of expertise. Look for board certification, indicating specialized training and a commitment to ongoing education. Consider their office location, availability, and hours of operation, ensuring they fit your schedule.
  • Be attentive to the clinic's atmosphere, cleanliness, and staff friendliness. Also, schedule an in-person consultation and assess the doctor's communication style, patience, and ability to connect with your child. Inquire about their approach to preventive care, vaccinations, and handling emergencies.
  • Ask about after-hours support and how they manage phone or online consultations. Trust your instincts and choose a pediatrician who listens attentively, demonstrates empathy, and involves you as an active partner in your child's healthcare journey. Finding the right pediatrician sets the foundation for a positive and nurturing healthcare relationship.

Your Child's Visit: What To Expect

During your child's first visit to our Marion, VA, pediatrician, expect a warm and welcoming environment where their health and well-being take center stage. Dr. Henley will begin by gathering important information about your child's medical history and concerns you may have.

They'll perform a thorough physical examination, carefully checking your child's growth, vital signs, and developmental milestones. Our doctor will address questions, suggesting nutrition, safety, and general care advice. This initial visit is the opportunity to establish a trusting relationship with you and your child, ensuring their health journey starts on the right path.

Please explore our website to learn about the conditions we treat and the services provided. If you have questions for our Marion, VA, pediatrician, call (276) 783-8183 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Anita Henley at Royal Oak Pediatric Associates, and (276) 525-4603 for the office in Abingdon, VA.