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Our mission at Shults Pediatrics is to provide state of the art medicine with a caring touch-in an environment where patient care is first and foremost.

Dr. Shults, Dr. Bullen, Dr. Broome, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Sarah Jones and Kara LaRue, and Family Nurse Practitioner Sarah Thompson share the goal of putting your child’s care first while incorporating a team-based approach to achieve quality and consistent care. Offering pediatric services from birth to age 21, it is paramount for us to develop a long-term relationship with you and your child. This relationship allows us to provide the highest quality pediatric care and ongoing support during your child’s development.



Our Services


At Shults Pediatrics we offer a broad range of children’s services from birth to 21 including, preventative care visits, routine pediatric care, vaccinations and laboratory services. For families that are expecting a new child we offer pre-parent consulting appoinments that allow a meet and greet session with Dr. Shults and staff free of charge. Along with providing esential medical services, we aslo provide support to our parents and families with develompental milestones, nutritional advice, safety/behavioral issues and ongoing educational classes.

Preventative Care

Routine Check-ups

Laboratory Services

Pre-Parent Consulting

Nutritional Advice

Vaccinations

Behavioral Consulting

Lactation Consults

After Hours Call Service


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“The doctor spent A LOT of time with me listening to all of my concerns. I was so grateful of the time she spent with us. She helped ease my worries and my child just loves her.”

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Featured Articles

Let’s Talk About Caffeine

Fall is in the air, and you know what that means – pumpkin spice lattes and all things cozy are here! –But before you and your little one dive headfirst into those fall-flavored delights, let’s talk about a little something called caffeine. It’s not just in your morning brew, caffeine can also sneak into those […]

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Provider Tips with Kara LaRue, CPNP

Parents, we understand your concern when it comes to your little one’s health. But here’s a valuable tip from one of our provider’s here at Shults Pediatrics: –We understand that parents want us to see the full picture when their little ones aren’t feeling well. However, holding off on giving Children’s Tylenol or Children’s Motrin […]

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Over-the-Counter Medications: The Basics for Teens

Understanding over-the-counter (OTC) medications and how to read “Drug Facts” is important for teens as they gain their independence and begin making more decisions on their own. OTC medications are easily accessible for purchase and kept in most homes. This may make them seem safe to use, but they are still drugs and should be […]

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Knoxville Location

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Knoxville Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Lunch Daily from 12 - 1pm

Monday

7am - 6pm

Tuesday

7am - 6pm

Wednesday

7am - 6pm

Thursday

7am - 6pm

Friday

7am - 6pm

Saturday

8am - 12pm

Sunday

Closed

Maryville Location

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Maryville Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Lunch Daily from 12 - 1pm

Monday

8am - 5pm

Tuesday

8am - 5pm

Wednesday

8am - 5pm

Thursday

8am - 5pm

Friday

8am - 5pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Knoxville Location


Maryville Location


After Hours Protocol


To best serve our patients, we have partnered with Anytime Pediatrics to offer after-hours triage care. Our team of providers has created templated directives and trusts the guidance of skilled pediatric nurses at Anytime Pediatrics. You can reach an after-hours nurse by calling our main office line at 865-670-1560 and selecting the suitable option. The on-call nurse will gladly speak with you and help determine when it is appropriate to contact the on-call physician.

Remember


Whenever you have a question or would like to contact us, log on to your portal to send us a secure message (non-urgent) or call our office main number 24/7 to speak with us or obtain information on how to contact the on-call provider. Even on evenings and weekends when the office is closed, reach out to the on-call provider first. We may be able to provide care within your medical home or can direct you to the place that best suited to care for your child.

Please send all patient related questions via the Patient Portal or give us a call. This contact form is for general inquiries and newsletter sign-up only.

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