Caring for Your Child With You
March 30, 2017
“As a pediatrician, oftentimes we're not just treating children, we're treating families,” Dr. Amit Salkar says, pediatrics physician at ARC Kyle Plum Creek.
Addressing Your Concerns
During each visit, Dr. Salkar’s goal is education. He wants to learn about your child and family, address your questions, and give you tips on how to help your child grow to be a happy, healthy adult.
“My goal for the parents of the children that I see is to educate them on how to keep their kids healthy,” Dr. Salkar says. “I want my patients and their parents to feel like all of their concerns were addressed and to leave the visit feeling confident in their plan of care.”
After your visit, Dr. Salkar will call you regarding follow-up care and to discuss the results from on-site lab and radiology diagnostic tests.
“I think that goes a long way, personally discussing labs, x-rays, et cetera. I usually personally call families when there are lab results,” Dr. Salkar says. “The patient always comes first.”
Care, 24 Hours A Day
You know that taking care of your little one is a 24-hour job – Dr. Salkar knows too. During most visits, he talks to parents about how to care for children when they are sick, and what the options are day or night.
“We offer ARC After Hours, and I think that this can be a huge convenience as opposed to taking your child to the emergency room. The nice thing is that we are staffed with pediatricians,” Dr. Salkar says.
In the middle of the night when the clinic and ARC After Hours is closed, parents can call ARC for recommendations on what to do.
“If a parent has a concern, even in the middle of the night, they can call our telephone line and talk to a nurse and get a recommendation,” Dr. Salkar says. “They can talk about what things to look for that would prompt a visit to the emergency room or the hospital.”
Watch Dr. Amit Salkar’s video biography to learn more about how he works with you to help care for your child at ARC Kyle Plum Creek.
Meet Dr. Salkar
If you would like an appointment with Dr. Amit Salkar or you want to meet him:
- Make an Appointment
- Attend a Meet & Greet
Meet Dr. Salkar at the ARC Kyle Plum Creek meet & greet every other month at 5:30pm. For dates and to RSVP, call 512-295-1333 or e-mail us your name and the date you will need a pediatrician. Please put “ARC Kyle Plum Creek meet and greet” in the subject line.