For Appointments: (302) 629-5030
Fax: (302) 629-5035
Hours: Monday, Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After Hours Calls: Call our office 24/7, to connect with a nurse who can help you manage your child's symptoms.
About Our Pediatric Primary Care Services
Located off of Bridgeville Highway, Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Seaford provides Sussex County children with expert, compassionate primary pediatric services. You’ll feel right at home in our comfortable, kid-friendly environment because that’s our promise: to treat your child as one of our very own.
You can also count on receiving exemplary, nationally recognized care. Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Seaford has received the highest level possible for Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) status. We're the first pediatric practice in Delaware to earn this distinction, which recognizes the enhanced partnerships we form between our clinicians, patients and families. This means that your child will receive the very best, holistic and preventive care by our medical home teams.
Primary Care Pediatricians:
- Carrie Dawes, PNP
Signs, Symptoms and Illnesses We See
In addition to providing well-child, preventive care like immunizations (vaccines) and health screenings, we treat children with a variety of routine illnesses and conditions, including common symptoms and illnesses such as (but, of course, not limited to):
Specialty Care Right at Your Pediatrician's Office
Pediatric specialists from Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., come here to our primary care office to provide specialized care for:
We also offer specialty care for nearly every condition (including, pediatric urology, pulmonology, orthopedics, psychiatry) at our outpatient locations throughout the Delaware Valley and at duPont Hospital for Children. It's our way of extending our renowned pediatric specialty care to you — where and when you need it.
Making Your Appointment
Nemours duPont Pediatrics provides primary pediatric care for newborns, children and teens throughout Delaware Valley, southeast Pennsylvania and South New Jersey. With 11 offices in Delaware and two in Pennsylvania, our physicians and advanced practice nurses offer the best in preventive, routine and sick child care in a family-centered environment.
You don’t need a referral to make an appointment at Nemours duPont Pediatrics, just call the office. When you call, we’ll collect some information such as:
- your child’s name and address
- date of birth
- parent phone numbers (home and cell)
- insurance information (including parent social security numbers)
- photo ID
- medical and pharmacy insurance cards
- preferred pharmacy name and phone number
- names and dosage of all medications, including over-the-counter medication, your child is currently taking
- guardianship and custody papers, if a legal guardian rather than a parent accompanies your child
- Patient Registration (PDF)
- Patient Presents Without Legal Guardian (PDF)
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Note: A parent or legal guardian must be with a child for a first visit.
Resources for Patients & Families
Children should be seen for “well-child” check-ups to make sure they’re growing up healthy at:
- 1 to 3 days of birth for breastfed newborns
- within the first 2 weeks after birth
- 1 month
- 2 months
- 4 months
- 6 months
- 9 months
- 1 year
- 15 months
- 18 months
- 2 years
- 2½ years
- 3 years
- 4 years
- around every birthday every year after that
At each visit, we’ll check your child’s growth, development, overall health and give any recommended routine immunizations.