Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital & PM Pediatrics Announce Partnership to Provide Full Spectrum Pediatric Care

Region’s Leading Healthcare Provider Teams Up with Largest Pediatric Urgent Care Network in the U.S. to Advance Care for Virginia Communities

(FAIRFAX, VA) December 15, 2021- Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital and PM Pediatrics have joined forces for a clinical affiliate collaboration to offer best-in-class care to children and families in Northern Virginia. Through this collaboration, the two organizations will join their expertise and resources to increase access to specialty referrals, streamline communication between healthcare networks, and deliver the highest quality evidence-based acute pediatric care.

With offices in Fairfax, Ashburn, Herndon, and Springfield, Virginia, PM Pediatrics will serve as Inova Children’s  urgent care partner, offering specialized pediatric services within child-friendly offices to put patients and parents at ease. The collaboration elevates both organizations’ care models via collaborative clinical management, streamlining the patient journey and fostering positive clinical outcomes.

“Inova Children’s partnership with PM Pediatrics ensures access to high-quality pediatric urgent care services for the Northern Virginia communities we have the privilege to serve. Patients will benefit from the clinical expertise of two trusted healthcare organizations working together to provide seamless care for children during convenient hours in accessible locations throughout the region,” says Dr. Steve Narang, President of Inova’s Pediatric Service Line.

“Inova is the most trusted and celebrated non-profit healthcare provider in Northern Virginia, internationally recognized for its excellence in pediatric care,” said Dr. Jeffrey Schor, co-founder and co-CEO of PM Pediatrics. “We are confident that the streamlined approach this partnership offers will allow us to best meet the urgent care needs of children and young adults in this region in the most effective manner possible.”

About Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital

Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital is Northern Virginia’s only dedicated children’s hospital, and is located on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. The hospital serves as the Northern Virginia’s tertiary pediatric referral center; home to its only Pediatric Level I Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In 2021, U.S. News & World Report named Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital among the Top 50 Best Children’s Hospitals in the United States for neonatology. Inova Children’s is part of Inova, Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider that serves more than 2 million people each year in the Washington, DC region and beyond. Inova’s five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare. U.S. News & World Report ranked Inova Fairfax Hospital the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region and the #1 hospital in Virginia for 2021.

Media Contact:
Tracy Connell
703-289-2087

About PM Pediatrics

Established in 2005, PM Pediatrics is the nation’s largest provider of specialized pediatric urgent care with 71 locations nationwide and over 4,000,000 visits to date. Each location is staffed by pediatricians and pediatric emergency specialists trained in treating newborn through college-age patients for a broad array of illnesses and injuries including asthma, fever, infections, dehydration, fractures, wounds requiring stitches and more.  PM Pediatrics is also a thought leader in the urgent care space, with leadership representation at the American Academy of Pediatrics and Urgent Care Association, as well as the presenter of PUCC, an annual pediatric urgent care conference with international attendance. The company is proud to be a ten-time honoree to Inc. magazine’s 500|5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. For more information about PM Pediatrics and a list of locations, visit pmpediatrics.com

Media Contact:
Christina Johns, MD
410-533-8380

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