Same-Day Appointments

When your child is ill, we know that they need to be seen as soon as possible.  We understand your time is valuable.  We work hard to keep waiting times to a minimum, while still ensuring valuable time with Dr. Satran to answer your questions and concerns. 
Dr. Satran is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

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If your child has an immediate medical need, you can turn to Advanced Pediatrics of Rockland in Pomona, New York, for immediate help. Andrew Satran, MD, offers same-day appointments for children and teenagers of all ages. After-hours and weekend care are also available. Schedule an appointment with Advanced Pediatrics of Rockland by phone or book online today.

Same Day Appointments Q & A

What are same-day appointments?

As the name implies, same-day appointments at Advanced Pediatrics of Rockland are pediatric care visits your child can attend the same day you make the appointment. Dr. Satran has time for all children with immediate medical needs, as he understands the importance of prompt treatment when necessary. He is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Does my child need a same-day appointment?

Common reasons to schedule a same-day appointment for your child include:

  • Injuries
  • Severe or long-lasting sore throats
  • White spots on the throat
  • High or long-lasting fevers
  • Confusion or dizziness
  • Severe diarrhea, vomiting, or nausea
  • Signs of dehydration
  • Insect bites
  • Severe asthma
  • Allergic reactions
  • A rash
  • Flu or COVID-19 symptoms
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Pain

Seeking same-day treatment for your child’s medical problem is the best way to prevent serious complications.

If you’re not sure if your child’s symptoms require same-day treatment, contact Advanced Pediatrics of Rockland, where a staff member is happy to chat with you over the phone and offer recommendations.

What happens during a same-day appointment?

When your child arrives at Advanced Pediatrics of Rockland for a same-day visit, friendly staff members greet them. A provider checks their weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, and temperature.

Dr. Satran reviews your child’s medical history and symptoms. He evaluates their eyes, ears, throat, breathing, and heartbeat as part of a physical examination. He might recommend your child undergo a nasal or throat swab, urine tests, blood tests, asthma or allergy tests, X-rays, or other imaging procedures to diagnose their condition and develop a treatment plan.

Which same-day treatments are available?

Depending on your child’s condition and its severity, Dr. Satran may suggest one of the following treatments:

  • Rest and fluids
  • Over-the-counter medicines
  • Prescription medications
  • IV fluids for dehydration
  • Breathing treatment
  • Allergy treatment
  • Wound care
  • Fracture care
  • Immunizations

Dr. Satran works with you and your child to customize a treatment plan based on their lifestyle and preferences. He can refer you to a specialist as needed for a severe or complex medical problem.

If your child becomes ill or gets injured and needs immediate medical attention, you can trust Advanced Pediatrics of Rockland with their care. Call the office for an appointment today or use the online booking tool.