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CentraCare Clinic – Health Plaza Pediatrics

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Call 320-654-3610 or make an online appointment request for pediatric well-child appointments.

CentraCare Clinic’s pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners provide primary and specialized care unique to children from birth to young adult. Our pediatric providers work closely with parents to assist children and teens in maintaining good nutrition, health and emotional well-being.

Our physicians are board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and our nurse practitioners are certified in pediatrics by the National Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.

Why choose us?

  • Comprehensive and skilled care for conditions unique to children and teens
  • Compassionate providers who love children
  • A certified health care home for patients with special health care needs.
  • Pediatric Walk-in Care available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Separate lobbies for well-child and ill-child visits.
  • Lab, X-ray and pharmacy services in the same building
  • Online access to your medical record through MyChart

View our list of helpful web resources for parents, children and adolescents.

Hours/Directions

Clinic Hours (for scheduled appointments only):

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. - Noon

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Pediatric Walk-In Clinic Hours:

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Scheduling/Insurance

Appointments must be scheduled in advance. If interpreting services are needed, please let us know when you schedule your appointment.

You will need to bring your insurance information with you for each visit. Charges for services can be paid by insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, MinnesotaCare, private insurance) or by the individual. Most insurances are accepted.

Growth & Development Guidelines

The pediatric providers at CentraCare Clinic – Health Plaza Pediatrics have developed growth and development guides for newborns up to age 18. These guides are designed to help parents understand what is considered "normal" for each age of development, as well as safety tips and when to call your health care provider.

The following guides are available for you to download in PDF.

Newborn to 1 year

1 year to 5-6 year

7-10 year to 15-18 year

Karlie's Fund for Reach Out & Read

Karlie’s Fund for Reach Out & Read helps to place books in the hands of young children — and inspires parents to read and share the beauty of communication and language development. The fund was established by Karlie Geiser Hobson’s family after her tragic death in a car accident in 2012. Karlie left behind her husband, Jeremy; parents Dr. John & Jeanne Geiser of St. Cloud; sister Kelly and brother-in-law Matt Woods and their sons of Sartell.

Karlie was an avid reader at a very young age. After graduating from Technical High School in St. Cloud and completing her master’s degree in speech pathology from the University of Oregon, she became an admired and well-respected speech pathologist in Eugene, Ore., where she was Director of Speech at the Eugene Hearing and Speech Center from 2008-2012.

Karlie worked tirelessly with children who were deaf and hard of hearing, autistic, non-verbal, those with cochlear implants and more. She empowered her patients to communicate despite physical or mental disability while helping them to reach their full potential. She inspired her patients to try harder through her words of encouragement.

It is her family’s desire to share Karlie’s love of language and speech with everyone, especially children and parents.

Through the Reach Out & Read program, CentraCare Clinic’s pediatric providers give children from age 6 months to 5 years a new book at every well-child clinic visit. These books enable parents to make reading aloud together a daily activity.


Donate online to Karlie’s Fund (Geiser Hobson) for Reach Out & Read or call CentraCare Health Foundation at 320-240-2810.

School & Sports Physicals

Don’t forget to schedule your child’s school and sports physicals to ensure they are completed before sports practice and school begin. It is best to schedule the physical early in the summer.

School physicals are required before children start kindergarten and 7th grade and before participating in any high school sporting activities (and every two-three years thereafter).

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