The Pediatric Program provides comprehensive wellness physicals, sports physicals, pre-op physicals and childhood immunizations. There are sick appointments available every day when your child is ill or you have any concerns. Services include assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children. Staff includes full-time board-certified pediatricians, who additionally have admitting privileges at Backus Hospital. Our pediatricians also have special expertise in Pediatric Dermatology as well as pediatric endocrinology including obesity management.

How to make an appointment

If you are a new client and need to make an appointment, please call 860-892-7042 ext. 5510.
To reschedule or cancel an appointment, please call 860-892-7042.

What to bring for your first visit

Please bring your insurance card or proof of income (2 pay stubs) for participation in the sliding fee scale. In addition, please bring all previous records including a vaccine record.

Insurance info

UCFS accepts most insurance plans. UCFS staff will obtain health insurance authorization and reauthorizations as needed. Staff assistance is available for people interested in applying for Medicaid or HUSKY insurance.


Appointments are available Monday through Friday with evening hours available Monday through Thursday from 9 am – 7 pm and Friday 9 am – 5 pm. Appointments are also available on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 9 am – 1 pm.  There is a 24-hour on-call program that can be reached by calling 860-892-7042 and asking the answering service to be connected with the on-call pediatrician.

Helpful Links

2022 CDC Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old

2022 CDC Recommended Immunizations for Children 7-18 Years Old

CDC Infant and Childhood Immunization Parent Resource Page