Covid vaccine

The Pediatric Center would like to make you aware the new Covid vaccine for commercial insurances is now available. This vaccine may not be covered by your insurance company which would leave the financial responsibility to the parent. Contact your insurance company to check for coverage. The VFC Covid vaccine should be available by Mid October. Please call the office to confirm.


Welcome to Our Practice 

Welcome to The Pediatric Center, LLC, Your Pediatrician in Columbia, MD

The Pediatric Center meets all of your child's health care needs, from birth through college.

Our on-site lab allows us to obtain results quickly for the immediate treatment of your child.

With seven board-certified physicians and over 40 support staff, The Pediatric Center has available hours Monday through Friday and Saturday urgent care hours. One of our health care professionals is always on-call.


Meet our Team


We provide the highest quality medical care, compassionate treatment by our expert staff, and in the shortest amount of time.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:45 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturdays are for emergency and newborns only.

Sunday:

Closed

URGENT  CARE WILL BE ENDING.

The Pediatric Center will be ending our Urgent Care/Walk ins on Friday March 29, 2024.   Please call to schedule your child's sick visits.

URGENT CARE HOURS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 25TH THROUGH MARCH 29TH REMAIN 8:30 A.M. TO 10:45 AM.

If you are unsure if your child's symptoms don't meet urgent care guidelines , please call before coming to the office.

Urgent care will resume in the fall.  An actual date will will posted at a later date.