Professional Pediatrics of Hilliard

Hilliard

Hours

Monday

8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Overview

Practice Overview


At Professional Pediatrics of Hilliard we are dedicated to providing your child with the best pediatric care possible from birth through age 19.

Appointments & Referrals

When you call to schedule an appointment you may be connected with our voice mail system. Please listen carefully to the options and choose the appropriate one. The receptionist will be able to schedule routine follow-up visits and well child check ups. Please advise them if there are any concerns that my take additional time so this may be scheduled accordingly. When calling to schedule a sick appointment you may be connected to one of our nurses. this is not because we do not want to schedule the appointment, it is to see how urgent your child's problem is so the appointment my be scheduled appropriately. During the busy season occasionally we may need to schedule patients after normal business hours, if this happens there will be an additional charge.

We have at least one nurse available in the office to answer any questions or concerns you might have in regards to your child's health Monday thru Saturday.

Prescription Policies and Information

Prescriptions and refills will be handled at scheduled office visits and enough medicine will be prescribed to last at least until the patient’s next appointment. Since we expect to fill prescriptions at the office visit, running out may be a signal that it is time to call our office to schedule an appointment. We request patients be seen annually for routine medication refills. If your prescription insurance plan requires a prior authorization for a medication, you will be responsible for obtaining a Prior Authorization Form from your insurance company for your physician to complete.  While our office staff and physicians do their best to help patients obtain their maximum prescription benefits, insurance plans, including drug coverage plans, are a contract between the patient and the patient's insurance company. 

If you need to change pharmacies or change your prescription to mail order, the law in the State of Ohio permits non-expired prescriptions to be transferred to the new pharmacy without charge or interruption. In the case of most mail order pharmacies, they disregard this provision and require prescriptions to be re-written. In the event that this is preferred by the patient BEFORE their next routine visit, the patient has a couple of choices: 1) make an appointment to see the doctor for repeat refills, 2) wait for their next regular visit to change pharmacies, or 3) pay a fee for the patient's physician to review their medical records and re-write the prescription - which will then need to be picked up at the office.  Lost prescriptions for controlled medications (such as pain medications, sleeping aides, etc.) will not be replaced.

We discourage the practice of calling in prescriptions as it does not allow the patient or the doctor to re-evaluate the appropriateness of the prescription, and follow the condition for which the medication has been prescribed. We do not accept calls from pharmacies to refill medications. When pharmacies call us, we request contact directly with the patient.  

COPC Nutrition Class- Strategies for Picky Eaters

Our class aims to help parents and caregivers of COPC pediatric patients find ways to work through their child's picky eating habits. If your child is a picky eater and you are looking for ways to improve your family's mealtime experiences, our class can give you the tools you need.

Pediatric Support Centers

Our Support Center provides care to COPC families that’s exceptionally better than the traditional Emergency Room and Urgent Care experience, at a significantly lower cost. Scheduling an appointment (through your child’s COPC pediatrician) with our Pediatric Support Center allows your child to be seen by one of our outstanding pediatricians after typical office hours and on weekends.

Medicine Dosages Made Easy

Not sure about how much medicine to give to your child? Click the button below to see our chart with recommended dosage amounts!

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Professional Pediatrics of Hilliard

5510 Nike Drive, Hilliard, OH

Phone

(614) 529-4260

Fax

(614) 529-4270


Monday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Hours

Saturday hours:

8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Emergency Sick Visits by appointment only from Labor Day weekend until Memorial Day weekend.  We do not have staff in the office during the summer on Saturday morning.


Phone hours:

  • Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 
  • Saturday between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Occasionally these hours may vary depending on vacations or other circumstances.  We apologize for any inconvenience resulting from these changes.



Providers

Michelle Buendia, M.D.

Mark A. Muresan, M.D.

Phyllis J. Polas, D.O.

Ray S. Wheasler III, M.D.