Same-day Visit

Newton Pediatrics

Pediatrics & Pediatric Obesity Medicine located in Wellesley, MA & Waltham, MA

We have appointments for sick children that can be seen in the same day. It is our goal to see every patient in a timely manner when they are in need.  Newton Pediatrics will allow your child to be seen by a pediatric expert in our offices in Wellesley and Waltham, Massachusetts.  You can easily skip the lines in urgent care or emergency department.  Please call us or book appointment in MyChart.

Same-day Visit Q & A

Why do we offer same-day visits?

We at Newton Pediatrics are committed to providing our patients with convenient, fast, quality care when they need it most.  Your health is our priority.  We offer same-day visits to make sure that you're seen in the office in a timely manner.  Bacterial or viral illness does not wait for anyone, therefore we are here to accommodate our patients and give them the highest level of care. 

When do you call for urgent visits?

  • Upper respiratory symptoms such as cough, running nose, or shortness of breath.
  • Fever that has been more than 3 days and has not been evaluated.
  • Fever in children in less than 3 months of age.
  • Wheezing
  • Injuries
  • Pain or blood with urination.

What test can we do on the same day?

We offer in-housing lab testing which includes:

  • Covid
  • Flu (influenza)
  • RSV (respiratory syncytial virus
  • Pregnancy
  • HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
  • H&H (Hemoglobin and hematocrit)
  • Lead
  • urinalysis
  • Glucose
  • TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)
  • Mono (mononucleosis)
  • Stool occult blood

After hour emergencies:

When our offices are close and you need to speak to someone urgently, you can call to speak to our on-call providers.  To reach us, call 617-564-0123.  The answering service will relay messages to us.  The on-call doctor will call you back promptly. 

For life-threatening emergencies, you should immediately call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.