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Learn About Pediatrics Team in Vernon



We continue to offer the COVID vaccine to children ages 6 months and above in our office. 

Please call us to schedule a vaccine. Click here to learn more about vaccine safety. 

We are honored to care for your child. Our mission is to:

We are always here for you! When your child is ill, we should be your first point of contact. For urgent matters after hours, your call will be forwarded to our on-call team. Our doctors or nurses can hear your concerns and guide you on the next steps.

Vernon Pediatrics will offer a walk-in hour Monday-Friday starting October 3, 2022.

In an effort to always be there when your child needs us, Vernon Pediatrics will offer a walk-in hour Monday – Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. for patients who develop symptoms over the last 24 hours.  To ensure a timely visit, patients should plan to arrive between 8-8:30 a.m.  It will be closed on major holidays.

Want to Join Our Team?

Open Positions Include:

Pediatric Provider, Vernon, CT

Starling Physicians has a current opening for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric Provider to join our Vernon Pediatrics group. Our busy, established pediatric practice in Vernon, Connecticut.  Starling has over 250 physicians and advanced practitioners in nearly all specialties. As a physician-owned corporation, partnership is available following two-three years of successful practice. 

Description:

  1. Schedule will be 4 days per week in outpatient setting only, no hospital rounds
  2. 1:8 call coverage with nurse triage service taking first calls.
  3. You will be part of a well-supported team in a comfortable working environment.
  4. We offer competitive salary and benefits 

Requirements: Candidate must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics. Must be able to obtain Connecticut licensure before you begin practicing.  Ideal candidate will have initiative, experience, and interest in comprehensive care.

For Physician and Advanced Practitioner Openings:

Individuals applying for provider positions should e-mail a letter of interest and CV to Lauren McLaughlin at: lmclaughlin@starlingphysicians.com 


Full-time LPN, Vernon, CT

To apply, send your resume to: Vernonpediatrics@starlingphysicians.com.

357 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon Rockville

Phone: (860) 871-2102

Fax: (860) 870-0890

Email: Vernonpediatrics@starlingphysicians.com


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Office Hours

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm (closed for lunch from 12p – 1p)
When on call: Saturday 8:30am – 11am, Sunday mornings for Emergent visits
Please call to schedule appointments: (860) 871-2102

Directions

From Hartford: 
84 East, Exit 65. Take a Right at the light at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 30 (Hartford Turnpike). Go straight through one more light. We are on the left (after Cumberland Farms). Turn down Old Dobson Rd. to get to our parking lot.

From Tolland:
84 West, Exit 65. Take a Left at the light at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 30 (Hartford Tnpke). We are on the Right after the YMCA. Turn down Old Dobson Rd. to get to our parking lot.

From 91 North:
91N to 84E, Exit 65. Take a Right at the light at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 30 (Hartford Tnpke). Go straight through one more light. We are on the left (after Cumberland Farms). Turn down Old Dobson Rd. to get to our parking lot.

From 91 South:
91S to Exit 35A (Exit for 291) to 84E. Take Exit 65 off of 84E. Take a Right at the light at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 30 (Hartford Tnpke). Go straight through one more light. We are on the left (after Cumberland Farms). Turn down Old Dobson Rd. to get to our parking lot.

From Rt. 83 Enfield, Somers, Ellington areas:
Follow Rt. 83 all the way to intersection of Rt. 83 and Union Street (7-11 will be on the left). Go straight through this light. Follow (West Rd.) until the end. At the stop sign, take a right onto Rt. 30 (Police station on the right) Go through 4 sets of traffic lights. We are the brick building on the right after the YMCA. Turn down Old Dobson Rd. to get to our parking lot. 

Thinking About Becoming A New Patient?

Five reasons why we should be your caregiver:

We strongly encourage families to fully vaccinate according to the schedule recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control.  Our office is currently not accepting new families who refuse the vaccines required for school or childcare attendance.  Please call our office for questions.

Helpful Resources

Below are some healthcare resources and websites that may be helpful:

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Family Physicians Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay my bill online?
Yes – you may pay your bill online utilizing the “Pay Bill” logo located at the top right of the Starling homepage. It is secure and easy to use.  

How do I get a copy of my medical records?
Please go to Manage Your Care and choose Patient Forms. You can then access: “Authorization to Obtain/Release Records.” Print and complete and mail to your provider’s office. Click here for the form.

I have a question regarding my bill?
Please contact a Customer Service Representative at 860-258-3470.

Can I request an appointment online?
At this point, online appointment requests are not currently available.

What forms should I bring with me to my appointment?
If you are a new patient to our practice, please go to Manage Your Care/Patient Forms and print and complete the following forms: HIPPA & Patient Registration; Authorization for Release of Records (if you need to request a transfer of records); Health Questionnaire.

If you are an established patient, please print and update the following forms: HIPPA &Patient Registration Form, as well as the Review of Medical Systems Symptoms Form.

What insurance plans do you participate with?
Starling participates with most major plans in our area as well as Medicare and Medicaid.

What hospitals are your providers affiliated with?
All of our physicians have privileges at ECHN – Manchester Memorial and Rockville General Hospital. In addition, our Pediatricians have privileges at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Our providers can also refer you to any hospital in our area for testing such as St. Francis or Hartford Hospitals or the University of Connecticut.

What is the difference between a Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant?
Click here for details about the education and training for both Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants >>

Where is my health information stored?
All of our patient visits are recorded and stored securely via an Electronic Medical Health Record. This provides our physicians with better access to your record and improves the efficiency of appointment requests, prescription refills and registration. It provides our patients with convenient access to educational materials, newsletters and payment processing. Most prescription orders are sent directly to your pharmacy. This reduces the possibility of medical errors due to handwriting illegibility. Lab and x-ray results are expedited for our physicians review. 

Starling protects medical information with a secure data exchange as required by HIPAA.


We are always here if you need us.  Call (860) 871-2102.