Category Archives: Clinic News

  • 4 Tips to Insure Your Appointment is Covered by Insurance


    When visiting a doctor, it is always important to make sure the office accepts your insurance or you understand the steps you need to take to bill your own insurance.  At Pediatric Center of Round Rock, we always ask for insurance information. We accept all the different types of insurance carriers including Medicaid, but we want to make sure the visit and vaccines are going to be covered […]

  • Welcoming a New Addition to the PCRR Team – Dr. Crystal Salinas


    It’s a very exciting day for us at the Pediatric Center of Round Rock as we are now welcoming Dr. Crystal Salinas to the PCRR team! With her vast range of experience in the medical field and overall love for patient care, we anticipate that Dr. Salinas will be the perfect fit for our group of high-quality, board certified pediatricians. About Dr. Salinas: Dr. Crystal Salinas, a Board […]

  • Nutrition Management Program for Kids

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    Are you concerned about your child’s weight? If so, talk to your doctor about the Nutrition Management Program for Kids at PCRR. We believe that weight management concerns the whole family. Children aren’t responsible for buying and preparing their own food so we educate the whole family about healthy habits. • Your child’s BMI (Body Mass Index, an indicator of healthy weight) will be calculated • If the […]

  • Book Release Party Hosted by Dr. Marta Katalenas

    You’re Invited!  On Thursday, January 24th, 2013 Dr. Marta Katalenas will be hosting an exclusive book release party in celebration of the release of her new book, The Step Up Diet: From Scratch… The Quality, Quantity and Timing Solution to Childhood Obesity.  Patient Party: 3 PM – 5 PM Bring the whole family to our fun-filled patient party! Enjoy face painting, make a balloon animal, enjoy healthy after […]

  • Join Us at Kids Fitness Fun Day!

    Kids Fitness Fun Day

    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and as a pediatrician who cares for the health and well-being of your children everyday, it’s an issue close to my heart. At the Pediatric Center of Round Rock, we are always looking for new ways to improve the lives of people in our community and we’re thankful to Round Rock Mayor, Alan McGraw for designating Saturday, September 22nd as Kids […]

  • PCRR Participates in Meningitis Research Study for 10-18 year olds

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    Health officials in Texas have been talking a lot about the dangers of meningitis lately. But, what exactly is it and how can it affect your child? What is Meningitis? Meningitis is a potentially fatal illness that causes inflammation of the membranes around the brain and the spinal cord. There are two types of meningitis; viral and bacterial. Viral meningitis is caused by a virus and is more […]

  • Important News About Sunday Clinic Hours

    Effective March 1st, we will be closed on Sundays. We are continuing our usual Saturday hours from 9 AM to Noon. If any of our patients need assistance on a Sunday, we continue to provide telephone advice by calling Medlink at (512) 323-5465. For those patients who need to be seen and can not wait until Monday, we have made arrangements with a local Urgent Care center open on […]

  • PCRR Now Offers Fluoride Varnish!


    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, estimates that more than 40% of children have tooth decay by the age of five. Making cavities the most common infectious disease among American children. Fluoride varnish is a great way to combat the problem at an early age; it has proven to reduce cavities by 67%, and can reverse the possibility of early cavities as well. When Should Fluoride […]

  • Beat the Rush! Schedule Back-to-School Checkups Now


    Although summer is just getting underway, it’s not too early to schedule a back-to-school check-up for your children. Summer appointment slots are filling up fast, so call the Pediatric Center of Round Rock today at (512) 733-5437. A well-child checkup is an important part of making sure your child is healthy and up-to-date on all their vaccinations. Additionally, there are two other common reasons your child needs a […]

  • Pediatric Center of Round Rock Celebrates Opening of New Office


    On Thursday, January 20th, we celebrated the official Open House of the new offices of Pediatric Center of Round Rock. Our new location opened its doors back in November, after a miraculously fast and pain-free construction phase that left us all with the feeling that changing locations and updating our clinic was just meant to be. Our new and modern office features 4,000 square-feet of the comforts of […]

  • Dr. Katalenas offers healthy alternatives to unhealthy snacks on Fox 7′s Good Day Austin


    Dr. Katalenas was featured on “Good Day Austin” on KTBC FOX on August 31st sharing her tips for healthy after school snacks. Article from Dr. Marta Katalenas, a children’s health expert, is a Round Rock pediatrician and a clinical assistant professor for UTMB. She stopped by Good Day to talk about cleaning out your pantry and providing healthy after-school snacks for your kids. What your kids eat when […]

  • Dr. William Foege: An Inspirational Talk at The Shilling Lecture Series


    Talk about gifted people and inspirational speakers! Yesterday I attended the 2010 Shilling Lecture at Southwestern University in Georgetown, where Dr. William Foege gave a superb speech to students and other attendees; his talk was moving and inspiring. Dr. Forge is an epidemiologist who worked on the successful campaign to eradicate smallpox in the 1970’s. The smallpox virus killed more than 300 million people during the 20th Century. […]