Pediatric Diagnostic Clinic

Care provided at the Pediatric Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) includes:

  • Assists referring physicians who require a "second opinion" and/ or determination of which specialty is needed for a patient
  • Provides quicker access to Arkansas Children's when the specialist appointment is more than two weeks away
  • PDC physicians have immediate telephone access to pediatric sub-specialists

Clinic Hours:

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday






Clinic 1, Sturgis Building, 1st Floor
ACH Main Campus

Medical Director:

Joseph M. Elser, MD


Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to ACH. Have the doctor contact the Arkansas Children's Hospital Appointment Center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.