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  • "Came in for a sick visit today. Receptionist and nurse were very friendly. And the provider quickly diagnosed and prescribed the needed medicine. 5 years at this doctor's office, never had a bad experience."
    Gunner G.
  • "Dr. Castro was very gentle with my kids and reassured them that they had nothing to worry about and made them feel safe"
    Marcus J.
  • "We always have a great visit with Stephanie. She’s always really kind and sweet with my boys."
    Marley J.
  • "Friendly and safe environment. Well explained what will be done"
    Christian P.
  • "Love this practice! Doctors, nurses, the PA’s. Everything."
    Lorelai K.
  • "Excellent attention to my child’s needs"
    Patrick K.
  • "Prompt, informative, considerate, and caring"
    Preston L.
  • "Excellent with children."
    Chanel M.
  • "Excellent, friendly staff"
    Isabelle M.

About Best Pediatric Clinic in Holly Springs, North Carolina

Starlight Pediatrics, PLLC, in Holly Springs, North Carolina, provides comprehensive medical services and preventive care for kids of all ages, including newborns and young adults. Maria Castro, MD, FAAP, and Yenny Cruz, MD, prioritize the health needs of each individual and personalize care plans to help children grow physically and mentally strong.

The providers specialize in diagnosing and treating a wide range of acute and chronic illnesses, including colds and flu, asthma, allergies, and minor wounds. For sick visits, the pediatric specialists provide same-day sick visit appointments and after-hours care. Referrals are available for specialized dermatology care, allergy testing, COVID testing, and chronic health conditions.

On-site laboratory testing services are available to quickly diagnose conditions like strep throat and flu. The providers also offer in-office pregnancy testing for adolescents and pulmonary function tests to confirm or rule out asthma.

Starlight Pediatrics, PLLC, offers comprehensive physicals, immunizations, and well-child visits as part of a preventive health care plan. A variety of physicals are available for sports, school, and other activities. They also have extensive training in evaluating mental health issues common in children, including anxiety and depression.

The providers also perform developmental screenings on-site. They can help parents manage developmental and behavioral issues relating to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism so children can thrive academically and socially.

At Starlight Pediatrics, PLLC, infants and children can receive medically supervised ear piercings. The providers also offer lactation support for breastfeeding and newborn care services, including newborn exams to address the unique challenges of growing families. To schedule a consultation at Starlight Pediatrics, PLLC, call the office or book an appointment online today.

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Welcome to Our Pediatric Practice in Holly Springs, North Carolina

We are a trusted pediatrician serving families in the Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Fuquay-Varina, Lillington, and Wake County areas. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, compassionate care for children of all ages. Our team of experts is dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of your child, and we are proud to offer a wide range of services to meet the needs of your family.

Our pediatricians are fully equipped to handle all of your child's health needs, including urgent care, autism screening, medical ear piercing, physical exams, sports physicals, yearly physicals, vaccines, COVID-19 testing, flu testing, and alternative vaccine schedules. Our team is committed to ensuring that your child receives the best possible care in a warm and welcoming environment.

At Starlight Pediatrics, we believe that good health starts with a partnership between the patient, the parent, and the healthcare provider. We are committed to providing the highest level of pediatric care to your child and ensuring that you have the information and support you need to make informed decisions about your child's health.

We look forward to serving you and your child in Holly Springs, North Carolina, and helping you achieve a happy and healthy future. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

  • Urgent Care

    When your child needs medical attention quickly, we are here to help. Our urgent care services are designed to provide prompt and effective treatment for a range of illnesses and injuries. Our experienced pediatricians are equipped to handle all types of medical emergencies, and we are dedicated to getting your child the care they need as quickly as possible.

    Between scheduled well visits, appointments should be made any time your child seems ill or whenever you have concerns about your child's health or development. If you cannot find a preferred time or need a same day visit, please call our office to schedule. We are happy to assist to assist you.
  • Medical Ear Piercing

    Ear piercing is a popular cosmetic procedure for children and teens, and it can be a safe and painless experience with the right care. Our pediatricians are trained to perform medical ear piercing in a clean and sterile environment, and we use high-quality, hypoallergenic jewelry to minimize the risk of infection.
  • Physical Exams & Yearly Physicals

    Yearly physical exams are an important part of preventive care for children and adolescents. Our physical exams are designed to assess your child's overall health and well-being, and we will work with you to create a personalized care plan that meets the unique needs of your child.
  • Sports Physicals

    If your child is participating in sports, it is important to have a thorough physical exam to ensure that they are physically fit to participate. Our sports physicals are designed to assess your child's physical fitness, and we will work with you to identify any potential health risks or conditions that may affect their ability to participate in sports.
  • Vaccines

    Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to protect your child from a range of serious and potentially life-threatening illnesses. Our pediatricians are committed to providing the latest and most effective vaccines, and we will work with you to ensure that your child receives all of the recommended immunizations on schedule.
  • COVID-19 Testing

    If you suspect that your child may have been exposed to COVID-19, we are here to help. Our COVID-19 testing services are designed to provide fast and accurate results, and we are dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of your child.
  • Flu Testing

    Influenza, or the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness that can be serious and even life-threatening for children. If you suspect that your child has the flu, we are here to help. Our flu testing services are designed to provide fast and accurate results, and we are dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of your child.
  • Alternative Vaccine Schedules

    For parents concerned with the standard vaccine schedule for infants and young children, we are able to offer alternative vaccine schedules. Alternative vaccine schedules, or delayed vaccine schedules, will ensure that your child has all of the necessary vaccines recommended by the CDC and the American Association of Pediatrics by the time they are ready to attend preschool.

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