General Pediatrics at the Primary Care Center
Primary Care Center
1221 Lee Street, 4th Floor
Charlottesville, VA 22908
434.924.5321 ph. | 434.982.3816 fx.
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Hours of Operation
- Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Same-day appointments for current patients, depending on availability (call ahead to check, if possible)
- Weekend and extended evening pediatric care is available at Northridge Pediatrics
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Our doctors have received teaching and clinical excellence awards including recognition by the Academy of Distinguished Educators. In addition to attending doctors, we have 30 pediatric residents providing care for our patients. These doctors work closely with the attending team to offer high-quality care.
We have a full-time social worker and an education consultant on staff to meet the needs of our patients. We also offer on-site Spanish interpreters for our patients every day, as well as access to interpreters for all languages as needed.
General Pediatrics at the Primary Care Center at UVA provides pediatric primary care services for children and adolescents from birth through age 21, including routine checkups and tests, immunizations, sports and college physicals and gynecologic care.
Our providers and staff help families raise healthy, happy and secure children by providing compassionate care in the heart of the Medical Center. We offer patients convenient access to specialty care as needed.
- Checkups, medical exams and physicals
- Medication management
- Healthy lifestyle and nutrition counseling
- Allergy care and evaluation
- Pre-operative evaluation
- Minor emergencies
- School problems/behavior issues
- Assessment of growth and development
- Second opinion consultation
Newborns and Infants
- Newborn care
- Lactation and breastfeeding consultation
- Breastfeeding medicine program
Children and Teens
- Behavior issues
- Contraception management
- Home visits
- Sports medicine evaluation
- International travel medicine
- Complex medical management
From North (Culpeper): Follow U.S. 29 South toward Charlottesville. U.S. 29 South turns into Emmet Street. Turn left onto U.S. 250 Business East/University Avenue. Take a sharp right at light onto Jefferson Park Avenue. Turn left on Lee Street. The Primary Care Center is located on your right next to the hospital and across from the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center.
From South (Lynchburg): Follow U.S. 29 North toward Charlottesville. Turn right onto U.S. 29 Business North/Fontaine Avenue. Continue straight onto Jefferson Park Avenue. Turn right to stay on Jefferson Park Avenue. Turn right onto Lee Street. The Primary Care Center is located on your right next to the hospital and across from the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center.
From East: Take I-64 West toward Charlottesville. Take exit 121 for state Route 20 toward Charlottesville/Scottsville. Turn right onto state Route 20 North. Turn left onto Elliott Avenue. Continue onto Cherry Avenue. Turn right onto Roosevelt Brown Boulevard. Take third left onto Crispell Drive. Take the first right onto Lee Street. Take a slight left at the light onto Jefferson Park Avenue. The Primary Care Center is located on on the right next to the hospital and across from the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center.
From West: Take I-64 East toward Richmond. Take exit 118B to merge onto U.S. 29 North toward Charlottesville/Culpeper. Take the U.S. 29 Business North ramp to Charlottesville. Turn right onto U.S. 29 Business North/Fontaine Avenue. Continue straight onto Jefferson Park Avenue. Turn right to stay on Jefferson Park Avenue. Turn right onto Lee Street. The Primary Care Center is located on the right next to the hospital and across from the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center.
Parking is available in the Patient/Visitor Parking Garage on Lee Street, across from the Emergency Department. Your parking will be validated so there is no charge.
There are two ways to access the clinic. If you enter through the hospital’s main entrance by the Emergency Department, walk through the hall to the main lobby and take a right at the information desk. Continue down this hall until you see the entrance to Primary Care on your left. You will check in on the first floor before proceeding to the Pediatric Clinic on the fourth floor.
You can also enter through the doors on Lee Street, directly across the street from the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center. This takes you the main lobby of the Primary Care Center. You will check in on the first floor before proceeding to the Pediatric Clinic on the fourth floor.
General PediatricsGregory Hayden
General PediatricsMartha Hellems
General PediatricsMeg Keeley
General PediatricsMark Mendelsohn
General PediatricsClaudia Sussdorf
General PediatricsLinda Waggoner-Fountain
General Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious DiseasesAmy Wrentmore
Call us to make an appointment or transfer your care. Bring medical records and immunization records to the first appointment, if possible. Our front desk staff can help you with transferring records.
Call us for prescription refills. Please allow 24 hours for refills to be processed.
Your doctor will call you with lab results, but call us if you have any questions.
Call 434.972.1020 to be connected to the on-call pediatrician.
Try to give us 24-hour notice if you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment.
Payments and copays are expected at the time of your visit.