Our Services

Shilpa Pankaj, MD, FAAP on left Dr. Heena Thakkar, MD, FAAP on right

We provide you with comprehensive pediatric care, from birth to 21 years of age:

  • Complimentary interviews for expectant parents
  • Care of well babies in the newborn nursery
  • Follow-up of high-risk newborn babies
  • Treatment and follow-up of acutely ill patients
  • Treatment and follow-up of patients with asthma and other chronic illnesses
  • Care of children with special needs
  • Timely referrals to specialists when necessary
  • Well-child and preventative care
  • Education on breastfeeding
  • Annual checkups including Texas Health Steps/Early Periodic Screening and Developmental Testing (EPSDT)
  • Physicals for Head Start
  • Physicals: What To Expect
  • Screening for developmental delay and autism
  • School Problems
  • Sports Physicals
  • College Physicals


Urgent Care

If your child needs medical attention after hours, please call our office at ( 713) 861-4800 to be connected with the physician on call. If your child needs medical care immediately, and you are unable to bring them during our normal business hours, we strongly encourage you to take them to an urgent care clinic equipped with caring for children.

Examples of appropriate problems to visit pediatric urgent care after hours include:

  • Vomiting and diarrhea that last for more than a few hours in a child of any age
  • Rash, especially if there is also a fever
  • Cuts that might need stitches
  • Limping or is not able to move an arm or leg
  • Ear pain with fever
  • Drainage from an earl
  • Severe sore throat or problems swallowing
  • Sharp or persistent pains in the abdomen or stomach
  • Pain that gets worse or does not go away after several hours
  • A rectal temperature of 100.4°F (38°C) or higher in a baby younger than 2 months
  • Fever and repeated vomiting at the same time
  • Blood in the urine
  • Bloody diarrhea or diarrhea that will not go away
  • Not drinking for more than 12 hours

Here is a list of Urgent Care facilities in our area that we would recommend if your child becomes sick after our office hours. *(Disclaimer: Please note Peekaboo Pediatrics does not have any legal or financial affiliations with any of the facilities listed below.)*

Nightlight Pediatrics Urgent Care:
Garden Oaks Location:
4208 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 77018
T: 832-831-4660
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-9pm

Tanglewood Location:
1814 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057
T: 346-867-1932
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-9pm

Cy-Fair Location:
19708 Northwest Fwy #500, Houston, TX 77065
T: 713-957-2020
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-9pm

Katy Location:
22720 Morton Ranch Rd #150, Katy, TX 77449
T: 832-321-5848
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-9pm

Texas Children’s Urgent Care:
Heights Location:
2200 Yale St Suite 110, Houston, TX 77008
T: 713-861-6104
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm

Memorial Location:
12850 Memorial Dr #210, Houston, TX 77024
T: 832-827-4000
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm

West Campus Location:
18200 Katy Fwy Suite WD-200, Houston, TX 77094
T: 832-227-2880
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-11pm

Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care:
11097 Northwest Freeway #B, Houston, TX 77092
T: 713-496-1331
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun10am-6pm

Emergency Care

In case of an emergency, we strongly recommend that you take your child to an emergency center staffed with pediatricians. Please call ( 713) 861-4800 , and if it is after hours, ask to speak with the physician on call to determine if your child has a true emergency. Here is a list of emergency rooms in the Houston area that are equipped to care for children.

Examples of appropriate problems to visit a pediatric emergency room after hours include:

  • Bleeding that does not stop with direct pressure over the wound
  • Suspected poisoning (Call the Poison Help Line 1-800-222-1222)
  • Seizures (rhythmic jerking and loss of consciousness)
  • Trouble breathing
  • Skin or lips that look blue, purple, or gray
  • Neck stiffness or rash with fever
  • Head injury with loss of consciousness, confusion, vomiting, or poor skin color
  • Sudden lack of energy or is not able to move
  • Unconsciousness or lack of response
  • Acting strangley or becoming more withdrawn and less alert
  • A cut or burn that is large, deep, or involves the head, chest, abdomen, hands, groin, or face

Peekaboo Pediatrics

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