The Pediatrics team provides comprehensive medical care to infants and children from birth to 18 years. The Department of Pediatrics is located in the Wetlands Clinic First Floor of CRDAMC.
Newborn Clinic and Well Baby Visits
Our newborn clinic is provides medical care and education for new parents. Your baby's initial appointment will be scheduled two weeks after birth. If you have your baby at CRDAMC, your appointment will be scheduled before you leave the hospital. If you have your baby outside CRDAMC, please call (254) 553- 3523 to schedule a two- day old and two- week old appointment for your newborn.
Well baby visits are recommended for infants ages 2 months to 18 months. Well baby visits consists of a complete medical examination, education and immunizations. Immunizations are given during well baby visits for children up to two years old.
Parents with children age two years and older can schedule an appointment for immunizations.
Adolescent Medicine and School Based Health Clinic
The adolescent medicine team is headed by a pediatrician trained to care for patients age 12 and older. Adolescent medicine includes care for chronic and acute medical conditions ranging from treating acne to screening and treatment of behavioral health concerns.
Parents with students attending Killeen High School, Ellison High School or Audie Murphy Middle school can enroll their child in school based health clinic program. School Based Health Clinics are set -up on the campus of each school. The adolescent medicine team travels to each school one day per week to provide care for TRICARE beneficiaries enrolled in the program. Parental permission and a military ID card are required to receive care. If you would to enroll your student in the program or make an appointment, call (254) 553-3745.
School and Sports Physicals
Parents can schedule appointments with their child's primary care manager for required school and sports physicals. Please bring all necessary forms and shot records to the appointment.
Immunizations Only Appointments
Parents can schedule an immunization only appointment for children aged two years and older by calling (254) 553 - 3523. For health assessment exams or to obtain care for a sick child, please call (254) 288 - 8888 or (254) 553 -3523.
Immunization only appointment Synagis Clinic (October - March)
Monday - Friday Wednesday
8 a.m. - 11:30 a .m. 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Immunization Clinic
Closed 1st and 3rd Friday afternoon for training 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Exceptional Family Member Program
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated medical, educational, housing, community support, and personnel services to families with special needs. An exceptional family member is a family member (child or adult) with any physical, emotional, developmental, or intellectual disability that requires special treatment, therapy, education, training, or counseling. Contact the EFMP clinic located at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Clinic 1 Wetlands (call 288-8099) to begin the assessment process and obtain the enrollment forms.
More about the Exceptional Family Member Program
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
CRDAMC has a 12 bed Neonatal ICU to provide care to premature infants over 26 weeks gestation or term newborns who require more monitoring or care than can be provided on the Mother Baby Unit. The NICU is staffed by Neonatologists, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Neonatal Nurses and Respiratory Therapists who are all specially trained to take care of premature and sick infants.
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Program for Persons with Disabilities
Qualified spouses and unmarried children of active–duty service members are eligible for benefits under the Program for Persons with Disabilities. There are some general requirements for the program. Some serious handicaps include severe loss of vision or hearing, advanced diseases, congenital problems, genetic disorders, and others. To find out more about this program, call 1-800-444-5445 and ask to speak to a Beneficiary Services Representative.
Pediatric Subspecialty Services
Patients who need to be seen by a Pediatric CARDIOLOGIST, Pediatric ENDOCRINOLOGIST, or Pediatric HEMATOLOGIST may be seen in the Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic at CRDAMC. We have providers from Brooke Army Medical Center/SAMMC who travel to CRDAMC to provide care. If we are unable to provide care at CRDAMC, patients will be referred to San Antonio (BAMC/SAMMC) or to local health care providers, local hospitals, and specialty hospitals when necessary. If your child will be seen at CRDAMC, you will receive a call to schedule an appointment. If you are concerned that your child may have AUTISM, please have your PCM complete appropriate screening exams and place a referral to the Autism Referral Clinic-Toddler (ARC-T) for an evaluation. You will need to complete and turn in some forms prior to your appointment being scheduled
Patients who need specialty appointments are referred to Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center (both located in San Antonio), local health care providers, local hospitals, and specialty hospitals when necessary. Health Care Finders call or notify patients by mail of scheduled referral appointments.
Through the Self-Care Program, you can attend a class and receive a card that enables you to receive free, limited quantities of over-the-counter medications at Darnall's pharmacies. To enroll, Find a departments contact and call us today!
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