Pediatric care means providing answers and guidance throughout your child’s growth. That’s why we strive to build lasting relationships with parents so they can raise safe, healthy kids. Our primary care pediatricians will take the time to provide you with the information you need to make treatment decisions and better understand your child’s medical condition.
Comprehensive primary care is designed to keep your child healthy — now and in the future. Our Kids Clinic treats acute and minor conditions in children by providing quick medical attention seven days a week for extended hours, when your regular doctor may not be available. We are designed to save you unnecessary (and unpleasant) trips to the emergency room, and ensure that your child will be seen by a pediatric specialist (which is often not the case when visiting the ER). For fevers to nasty weekend scrapes, avoid the emergency room and head to TrustCare Kids where we’ll see to it your child will feel better faster.
Patient Profile: Phoenix Harmon (Age 4)
My 4-year old daughter, Phoenix, was having horrible pain in her toe so we took her to see Dr. Cathie Phillippi at TrustCare Kids. The doctor took her temperature, and Phoenix did have a fever, prompting Dr. Phillippi to suspect her toe was infected.
She referred us to UMC for treatment, where they ran tests and determined there was no infection. So we returned to TrustCare Kids, where Dr. Phillippi gave Phoenix a shot and ran some more tests, and advised that we keep Phoenix at home until a proper diagnosis could be determined.
Dr. Phillippi then called an orthopedist to rule out the possibility of a bone infection—using her connections to get us an appointment the next day. The orthopedist ran tests, but still no conclusive diagnosis.
Dr. Phillippi asked us to visit her again—and the third time was the charm. Dr. Phillippi’s swift and attentive care enabled her to identify the problem and heal Phoenix’s toe before her condition worsened.
So, in less than one week’s time, Dr. Phillippi had used her connections to refer us to UMC and a top orthopedist in town, and treated us three times herself at TrustCare Kids. She was so on top of it throughout the entire healing process. She even gave me her cell phone number and asked that I contact her at any time with questions or updates. We have never received this level of caregiving from Phoenix’s regular pediatrician.
We love Dr. Phillippi so much, and her staff is fantastic. They are all so great with children. Phoenix is only four years old and, when they took her blood sample and gave her a shot, she hardly felt that anything was happening. Truly amazing!!
~ Candie Harmon, Phoenix’s mom