Nemours Pediatrics, Dover

Phone: (302) 672-5650
Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After Hours Calls: Call our office anytime, 24/7, to connect with a nurse who can help you manage your child's symptoms.

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102 West Water Street, Suite 1
Dover, DE 19904
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Pediatric Primary Care Services for Your Family

Located next to Kent General Hospital, Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Dover provides Kent County with compassionate, expert primary care pediatric services. It’s our promise to treat your family like one of our own, and from the minute you arrive, you’ll notice that the friendly, knowledgeable staff does whatever it takes to make you and your child feel at home.

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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):

 
Routine Illnesses and Conditions
  • abdominal pain
    (stomach aches)
  • allergies
  • anxiety/depression
  • asthma
  • behavior problems
  • bronchiolitis
  • colic
  • common cold
  • constipation
  • cough (including croup and
 whooping cough)
  • diarrhea
  • ear infections
  • fever
  • head lice
  • headaches
  • influenza (the flu)
  • pinkeye
  • pneumonia
  • sinusitis (sinus infections)
  • skin rashes
  • strep throat
  • teething
  • urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Specialist

When Your Child Needs a Specialist

We’re backed by renowned Nemours pediatric specialists who treat nearly every condition (including, pediatric urology, pulmonology, orthopedics, psychiatry) at our specialty care outpatient locations throughout the Delaware Valley and at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del.

Onsite Heart Care Services

Nemours cardiologists see expectant parents, babies, kids, and teens for appointments ranging from initial consultations to diagnostic testing to follow-ups. Our experienced, board-certified pediatric cardiologists, from the duPont Hospital for Children, come here to our primary care office to provide convenient heart care. It’s our way of extending our renowned pediatric cardiology care to you — where and when you need it.

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For Appointments

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)
 
What to Bring
  • 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
New Patients

Bring these forms for your first appointment:

Returning Patients
 
Forms & Resources
New Patient Forms
Returning Patient Forms
Resources for Patients & Families
 
Recommended Routine Visits

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.