Congratulations to both
Dr. Bruce Lockman & Dr. Andrew Lubell
for being chosen for Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors™ 2020 for Pediatrics!
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PRACTICE UPDATES AS OF MAY 2ND, 2020
We wanted to write to keep the families that we care for in the loop about both some up to date information regarding the current information we have on Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and what our practice is doing to best serve our community.
Please note that any decisions we make in the coming days and weeks are under the guidance of the current information from sources such as Abington Hospital, the local Health Departments in the area, and the CDC. These decisions may also change each day as more information becomes available and the situation changes in our local area.
CHANGES TO OUR OFFICE TO KEEP OUR KIDDOS AND PROVIDERS SAFE
For in-office appointments, our goal is to take care of everyone, but safely, and separately. To start, when you arrive at our office, please call us from the parking lot, and we will have you wait in your car until a staff member is available to escort you directly to the appropriate exam room through the appropriate entrance. Well-visit patients will be using our back entrance of our office and sick patients will be escorted through our front entrance. Just as there are separate entrances, there are separate rooms being used for well visits and sick visits on different hallways of our building. We are also distancing well appointments and sick appointments by TIME- we will be seeing well-check appointments in the first half of the morning, and then the staff will switch gears (separate entrance to the office, separate rooms) to see sick appointments for the second part of the morning.
If you are healthy, our goal is to KEEP you healthy! That is why we have changed many measures in our practice. We also ask that you play a part- if you are scheduled for a well check and your child is sick AT ALL, we please ask that you reschedule the appointment for a later day so we can keep all of these socially distant measures in place!
TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE ALL DAY
If it is more appropriate for your child to be seen via telemedicine visit, we are here to help and one of our doctors can see your children virtually. Issues such as abdominal pain, skin problems, anxiety or mental health concerns, ADHD follow-ups, feeding or nutrition concerns, head injuries and many other common concerns can all be managed by one of our providers using available technology at home (your smartphone or computer).
No matter what, we are available to help you at all times and will have a provider on call 24/7 as usual. We do ask if you have questions which are not of immediate need, if you can call the office between 830-12pm when we have the most staff available to efficiently get back to you.
Lastly, if your family is experiencing financial harships in this time, please still contact us if you have medical concerns about your child. Our first priority is the care of the children in our practice & keeping our children healthy.
- please see the current up to date one page summary from the CDC below.
- please visit local resources to see information from area authorities
Looking for a compassionate, family–centered pediatrician in the Fort Washington area? You've come to the right place. At Lockman and Lubell Pediatric Associates, we specialize in medical care for children from birth through 21 years of age, and we would love to get to know you and your family better. Our commitment is to help children and adolescents reach their highest potential by working with parents to promote and maintain their child's physical, emotional, social and spiritual well–being from birth through the college years.
Our pediatricians believe that accessibility, understanding and comfort are the cornerstones for an exceptional pediatric practice. To achieve this goal, we offer convenient office hours, helpful patient resources and an outstanding level of support and expertise. So whether you're visiting for the first time or the hundredth time, you'll receive the same high quality and compassionate service at every appointment.
Our shared goal, as parents and physicians, is to guide your child on the path to optimal health. In order to attain this, we continuously strive to meet and exceed our patients' expectations while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in pediatric medicine. From prenatal visits and preventive care to treatments of acute illnesses and the ongoing treatment of chronic conditions, Lockman and Lubell Pediatric Associates offers comprehensive medical treatment for children from infancy through adolescence.
Please take a few moments to explore our informational website. We hope you will find our site easy to navigate, informative, and helpful in keeping your family healthy. This website gives you easy access to our pediatric practice in Fort Washington, including directions, hours of operations, payment policies, information about our physicians and our services, and even a link to request an appointment. It also includes answers to some of our most commonly asked questions and other link to pediatric information that we believe you can trust.
If you have any questions or want to schedule your child's first visit to our office, feel free to contact us today. Our staff of friendly and highly knowledgeable "patient representatives" are available to support and assist you with any questions or concerns about the health of your child. Thank you for your interest in Lockman and Lubell Pediatric Associates.