Sick Visits

Sick Visits

Sick Visits services offered in Alpharetta, GA

If your child becomes sick, see the experts at Pediatrics and Genetics in Alpharetta, Georgia. Board-certified pediatrician Vidya Krishnamurthy, MD, offers in-person and telehealth sick visit options for babies, children, and teenagers. Schedule an appointment by phone or online today to reduce bothersome symptoms and your child’s risk of illness complications. 

What are sick visits?

Sick visits at Pediatrics and Genetics are medical evaluations your child can complete with Dr. Krishnamurthy in person or virtually via their phone, tablet, or another electronic device. These appointments help pinpoint the cause of unpleasant symptoms, allowing her to create a customized treatment that offers your child relief.

What do sick visits address?

Sick visits address the following conditions:

  • Strep throat
  • Fever
  • Ear infection
  • Pink eye
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation 
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Injuries
  • Fatigue
  • Flu
  • Severe colds
  • COVID-19
  • Swelling
  • Pain

Dr. Krishnamurthy is highly skilled in diagnosing and treating numerous conditions many kids face.

What happens during sick visits?

During sick visits at Pediatrics and Genetics, Dr. Krishnamurthy greets your child and may complete the following:

Vital signs check

During in-person sick visits, she checks your child’s temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or other vital signs.

Medical history review

Dr. Krishnamurthy reviews your child’s medical history. She discusses past diagnoses, medications, family history of health problems, symptoms, lifestyle habits, and more.

Medical exam

During an in-person or virtual medical exam, Dr. Krishnamurthy evaluates your child’s overall health and well-being. She examines their eyes, throat, breathing, and more to look for signs of possible health issues.

Diagnostic testing

Your child might need tissue swabs, urine or blood testing, asthma or allergy testing, heart-function tests, X-rays, or additional diagnostic testing. Dr. Krishnamurthy determines which they may need to diagnose their condition and create the most effective treatment.


If your child needs treatment for an injury or illness, Dr. Krishnamurthy tailors a plan to help them feel better and reduce the risk of complications. She may suggest rest and fluids, other at-home remedies, wound care, fracture care, or over-the-counter or prescription medications. 

She follows up with you and your child to ensure they feel better and provides referrals or hospital admissions if needed.

Does my child need sick visits?

Call the Pediatrics and Genetics office to determine if your child needs an in-person or virtual sick visit. Friendly providers are happy to address any concerns or questions you may have. If your child needs immediate medical care, call the Pediatrics and Genetics office for after-hours care, take them to a nearby emergency room, or dial 911. 

Schedule in-person or telehealth sick visits at Pediatrics and Genetics by phone or online today.