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Why Would My Child See a Pediatrician?

When you want the best care for your little one, StarLight Pediatrics in Holly Springs, NC, offers complete medical services and preventive care for children from newborns to young adults. Dr. Maria Castro, and Dr. Yenny Cruz, take pride in creating a friendly and professional environment. Here, we recognize and respect each person's health needs and develop care plans to support your child's physical and mental health and well-being.

Why Should My Child See a Pediatrician?

There are many excellent reasons to take your child to see our pediatricians in Holly Springs, NC; these include:

Physicals and Well Visits

Starlight Pediatrics, offers comprehensive well visits as part of a preventive health care plan, and we provide physicals for school, sports, and other fun activities!

Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosis and treatment of many acute or chronic illnesses, such as:

Common Medical Conditions 

  • Acute Minor Illnesses: flu, colds, cough, strep throat, infections
  • Acute Minor Injuries/Lacerations
  • Asthma Management Plans
  • Adolescent Female and Male Health Care
  • Endocrine Problems
  • Cardiovascular Problems: heart murmurs, hypertension
  • Acne and Other Skin Conditions
  • Nutrition/Weight Concerns: supplements, sports medicine, anorexia, bulimia
  • Orthopedic: back or joint pain, scoliosis 

Sick Visits

We understand that your child's health is crucial. For sick visits, we can provide same-day appointments and after-hours care. 

On-Site Lab Testing

On-site laboratory testing services are available to diagnose conditions like strep throat and flu quickly. And there is also in-office testing, including pregnancy testing for adolescents and pulmonary function tests for asthma.

On-Site Developmental Screenings

With comprehensive training in assessing mental health issues typical in children, such as depression and anxiety, StarLight Pediatrics can conduct on-site developmental screenings. These can support parents in managing developmental and behavioral problems linked to common issues such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) so that kids can thrive at school and socially.


Referrals are available for specialized dermatology care, allergy testing, COVID testing, and chronic health conditions.

Kid-Friendly Health Care in Holly Springs

Receive care from a pediatrician who offers services including lactation support, newborn care, wellness visits, and after-hours care, sick visits. Plus,  physicals and lab testing help your child enjoy vibrant good health! 

Come meet Dr. Castro, Dr. Cruz, and the healthcare team at StarLight Pediatrics in Holly Springs, NC. To schedule an appointment, please call (919) 762-5113.

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