Primary Care Locations

Every detail. Every decision. Every aspect of the care we provide for every child. From the child who comes to us needing a vision exam to the child who has a concerning cough. Everything matters to us. Because when it’s your child, everything matters to you. It’s the pediatric expertise every child needs.

Nationwide Children's Hospital offers community-based physician services for children (ages birth to 21) to help you keep your child healthy with regular physical exams, vision, hearing and general development checks, and immunizations against childhood diseases. The best health care for children begins with a qualified pediatrician. And when your child is sick, it's comforting to get help from a pediatrician you already know and trust.

To schedule an appointment, call (614) 722-6200

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No child will be denied care due to inability to pay for services. We accept most insurance plans, including Medicaid. For all other patients, Nationwide Children’s has financial assistance programs for those who qualify.

For more information, contact Financial Services at (614) 722-2070 or access Financial Services.

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Call a Nurse

Primary Care patients can Call a Nurse 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Mobile Care Center Nurse with Patient

Mobile Care Center

The Nationwide Children’s Mobile Care Center and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile© visit neighborhoods to make it easier for children and families to receive health care by having medical equipment and health care providers on board.

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Care Connection

Care Connection is a partnership among Nationwide Children's Hospital, schools and your child's doctor to provide access to health care at school. Primary care, behavioral health and asthma therapy are offered through school health clinics or the Mobile Care Center.

Same-Day Sick, Walk-In Appointment Clinic

The Same-Day Sick, Walk-In Appointment Clinic allows patients who are sick to walk in for an appointment at the Downtown Primary Care Center at the Livingston Ambulatory Center, 380 Butterfly Gardens Drive; Hilltop Primary Care Center, 2857 W. Broad St.; or Sharon Woods Primary Care Center, 1777 E. Dublin-Granville Road.

We see patients on a first-come, first-served basis, and on the severity of the illness. This clinic is only available to Nationwide Children’s Primary Care Center patients.

Downtown Primary Care Center Same-Day Sick, Walk-In Appointment Hours
Available Monday through Friday
Morning clinic: (You must arrive by 10 a.m.)
Monday through Friday: 7:45 to 10 a.m.

Afternoon clinic: (You must arrive by 3 p.m.)
Monday through Friday: 12:45 to 3 p.m.

Hilltop Primary Care Center Same-Day Sick, Walk-In Appointment Hours
(You must arrive by 3 p.m.)
Monday through Friday: 12:45 to 3 p.m.

Sharon Woods Primary Care Center Same-Day Sick, Walk-In Appointment Hours 
Afternoon clinic: (You must arrive by 3 p.m.) 
Monday through Friday: 12:45 to 3 p.m.

The Call a Nurse Line at (614) 722-5751 is also available 24/7 for help with your sick child.

Primary Care Network Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical HomeNationwide Children’s Hospital Primary Care Network has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced. Nationwide Children’s achieved Level 3 standards, the highest level of achievement issued by the NCQA.

Nationwide Children’s is one of the largest hospital-owned primary care networks in any children’s hospital. Nationwide Children’s is focused on quality patient care and are following best practice standards within a national model of care.

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