The department of pediatrics is focused on the comprehensive care of children from newborn to young adult. Our pediatricians and their staff are dedicated to working closely with families and their children as a team, offering not only health care services but also support and education as families face the challenges of caring for their children. We enjoy providing many levels of service that may include the coordination of care with other medical specialists and facilities.

In an effort to provide continuous knowledge and care to our patients, we feel that parents, their children, and their pediatricians should experience a bond that lasts from birth through young adulthood.  We invite you to tour our facilities, meet our physicians and nursing staff, and ask questions to help you feel confident in your choice.

What our patients say about us:

  • "My husband and I were instantly convinced that [Dr. Mallard] was the right fit for our family. He is experienced, calm, reassuring and no-nonsense. I admire his ability to calm frantic new parents (me!)..."
    Christie Schenk, Pediatrics Patient
  • "[Dr. Rauth] never makes me feel rushed during our appointments and is always willing to answer any and all questions that I have. My favorite thing about her though is that she always seems truly happy to see my daughter and to see the progress that she is making."
    Elan Lewis, Pediatrics Patient
  • "Dr. Dykstra's infectious smile and compassion truely meet our needs. She is truly in touch with effective and innovative approaches to engaging her patients. She treats her families as if they were her own. She's one in a million."
    Tracy U., Pediatrics Patient
  • "Dr. Bailes always takes the time to listen, share good feedback and stories to help your understanding. She is mindful of Mommy as well as Baby. She never rushes and is always kind, attentive and caring."
    Marry Rutland, Pediatrics Patient
  • "Dr. Mukundan has been our pediatrician for eight years and we think he is wonderful! He listens, is patient, is available whenever we need something, and offers advice over the telephone where appropriate."
    Melanie Denton, Pediatrics Patient
  • "Dr. Bailes and all the staff are excellent. My daughter actually enjoys coming to see Dr. Bailes even when feeling ill!"
    Patient Survey Response, 2012, Pediatrics Patient
  • "We are so grateful for Dr. Mukundan and this practice!"
    Patient Survey Response, 2012, Pediatrics Patient

Department News

We are pleased to welcome the pediatricians of Children’s Clinic East to Heritage Medial Associates as of January 1, 2021. Our goal is to make this transition as seamless as possible for you.

Welcome Children’s Clinic East Patients