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Q&A With Team Member Katrina Cinca

Katrina Cinca, ARNP, is a highly skilled and compassionate team member at 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers. We think we know her well because she has worked with Dr. Benitez for more than 15 years. However, we wanted to gain more insights into just what makes this wonderful team member tick. Here’s what we learned in a… Continue Reading

New Program Certifies Higher Quality of Care at 24/7

24/7 Patient Care Centers is currently working toward receiving certification from the NCQA, National Committee for Quality Assurance, as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). NCQA, the leading organization for health care certifications in America, has established an extensive process that takes months to complete, ensuring that only the best practices qualify. “At 24/7 we’re… Continue Reading

Spotlight on Dental Health

With the major winter holidays just around the corner, treats may be in abundance whether you’re at home or visiting family and friends. We all recognize that too many sweet treats are a threat to dental health. Here’s some advice on good dental hygiene for your young ones from your 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers pediatricians… Continue Reading

24/7 Welcomes Vernora Hightower, M.D.

We are pleased to announce that Vernora Hightower, M.D., has joined 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers. Dr. Hightower was born and raised in Chicago, Ill. She moved to New Orleans to attend Xavier University of Louisiana for her undergraduate degree, and upon graduation moved back to Chicago to attend the Rosalyn Franklin University/Chicago Medical School. She… Continue Reading

Santa’s On His Way!

Get ready for Santa! He’s going to make an early stop Dec. 5, from 1-5 p.m., in our Beaches office. We welcome one and all to come and have a photo made with Santa, courtesy of 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers. You’re also welcome to snap your own pictures of jolly old St. Nick with your… Continue Reading

24/7 Pediatric Care Centers are Jacksonville pediatricians, Jacksonville Beach pediatricians, and Fleming Island pediatricians providing care for children from newborn to 18 years. Our 24-hour office also provides services for non-life-threatening illnesses to registered patients 24 hours a day.

24/7 Pediatric Care Centers is not a substitute for Emergency or Trauma-related medical care.
If you feel your child is experiencing a life-threatening event, immediately call 911.