603 W Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 522-KIDS (5437)

Monique L. Child, M.D.
Board Certified Pediatrician

Polar Pediatrics

Monique L. Child, M.D.
Board Certified Pediatrician

603 West Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99503

(907) 522-KIDS (5437)

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Monique L. Child, M.D.
Board Certified Pediatrician

603 West Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99503

(907) 522-KIDS (5437)

Polar Pediatrics

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How important is continuity of care?

US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
By Vidya Sudhakar‐Krishnan, Mary CJ Rudolf

As doctors working in a busy clinic alongside colleagues, we often encounter a number of patients whom we have never met before. Within the allocated time, we have to become rapidly acquainted with the patient's previous history, develop a rapport and move on to address the patient's present problems. The patient also has to quickly come to trust an unfamiliar face on the basis of their professional standing. One cannot but feel that if patients saw the same doctor at each clinic appointment, a better standard of care would result, along with a more satisfactory and effective consultation for both patient and doctor.

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We Offer Prenatal Parenting Classes
We love helping parents learn how to best care for their children. Our prenatal classes (offered multiple times a year) give you the opportunity to start now—and give us the privilege of helping you care for your child during this special time of preparation.
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You Have Access to Care
We offer custom medicine and see a range of patients who seek the kind of care we provide. We are a preferred provider for MODA/ODS and Aetna.
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Our Care Comes in a Homemade Blanket
It’s true! Dr. Child will quilt your newborn their own blanket. Learn more about this and the other qualities that make us unique.
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