"We have been going to Forest Lane Pediatrics since May of 2005. Working with these doctors, nurses, and the receptionist is a fantastic and comforting experience for both child and parent. My daughter has anxiety with various tests and Dr. Straughn, Dr. McGonnell and Dr. Blair always take the time to ease my daughter's mind and comfort her. They truly care about her health and making the correct diagnosis quickly to ensure health is returned quickly for comfort and for the child's happiness. Each doctor carries a smile into the room no matter how overwhelmed they may be with patients. We are thankful for these great people as they are a huge comfort to my daughter and my family. I highly recommend them to anyone needing a pediatrician - they are available 100% of the time and will take good care of your child/children!! Thanks to all of you for all you've done for my daughter and family over the years!"
Signing up for the New Portal
Only patients registered with Forest Lane Pediatrics, LLP can self-register on the portal.
New Patient, Prenatal & Prenatal Class AppointmentsOur pediatricians offer complimentary interviews with families wishing to transfer to Forest Lane Pediatrics and become our new patients. Our website has detailed information about our board certified pediatricians, along with parent testimonials. We offer you a choice when choosing your doctor so that you have the best fit possible for your child and backup doctors whenever you need. All the physicians at Forest Lane Pediatrics are currently accepting new patients.
Please contact our office staff for assistance with the transfer of your child’s personal health information.
We would like to thank you for considering Forest Lane Pediatrics. Our pediatricians are honored to be your healthcare partner and your child’s advocate, we want you to know that your concerns will be heard and addressed. Our pediatricians provide thorough head-to-toe exams at well-child visits, provide detailed and accurate medical information, and efficiently follow-up on labs and treatments.
Congratulations on your pending arrival! To help you choose a pediatrician, we offer a complimentary prenatal visit to meet our doctors at either our Plano or Dallas office.
We strive to provide outstanding pediatric care for the families who entrust their child’s well-being to our experienced team of board certified pediatricians. The goal of our practice is to not only meet but exceed your expectations!
All the physicians at Forest Lane Pediatrics are currently accepting new patients.
- Board Certified Pediatricians: We offer you a choice when choosing your doctor so that you have the best fit possible for your child and backup doctors whenever you need. All the physicians at Forest Lane Pediatrics are currently accepting new patients.
- Read about D Magazine Voted Best Pediatricians, DFW Child Magazine Mom Approved Doctors and our doctors in the news.
- On Call Doctor 24/7: Available for urgent questions 24 hours a day
- Experienced Nursing Staff: We care and know how to listen
- Separate Sick and Well Waiting Rooms: To protected your child from illness
- Full-Service Pediatric Care: Newborn hospital care, routine well-child care, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, sports physicals, and circumcisions.
- In-Office Laboratories: Convenient and with quick results
- Up-To-Date Advancements In Pediatric Care:
Please be advised that our physicians believe that all children should be fully immunized unless there are medical contraindications. Therefore, you will need to bring a copy of your child’s immunization records to the first visit in order to be seen. We are unable to accept new patients/families unless they are willing to fully comply with the recommended timetable for vaccine administration per the American Academy of Pediatrics. We believe this policy advocates for children and their best interest. Please see our Immunization Schedule.
We now have two office locations to serve you, conveniently located near major access roads and with plenty of parking.
Want to save time and hassle by filling out your forms before you come to the office? Create an account on our Patient Portal so that you can view your child’s Electronic Medical Record, and download and complete our Patient Forms (see below) prior to your visit.
Authorization for Release of Medical Information (PDF) – Allows patients to authorize the disclosure of their health information to a designated individual, company, agency, or facility.
Authorization and Consent for Treatment (PDF) – All patients must provide their consent for treatment, communications (calls, emails, and text messaging), and agreement of financial responsibility.
Preventive Medical Visit Patient Information (PDF) – Details financial responsibilities regarding preventive medical visits.
Preferred Contacts (PDF) – Patients are encouraged to complete and return the Preferred Contacts Form but it is not required.
Become a New Patient
We are currently accepting new patients into our practice. Thank you for considering us. To become a new patient:
- Make an Appointment
- Sign up for our patient portal
- Download and complete the patient forms listed above
When you come to our office for the first time as a new patient, we’ll ask you to complete some initial forms, including the Authorization and Consent for Treatment form, prior your appointment.
To make sure there are no delays in care during your first visit experience, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to ensure your registration is complete before meeting with your new provider.
Remember to bring:
- Your insurance card
- Valid photo ID
- List of current medications
- Office co-pay
In an effort to respect the time of all of patients, our staff strives to stay on schedule so that other patients do not have to wait.
For patients who are delayed and arrive late for appointment, every effort will be made to see them the same day. However, wait times may apply, or appointments may need to be rescheduled.
Financial Policy (PDF) - This form advises patients of their complete financial responsibility for all medical services received without regard to insurance eligibility or coverage determinations.
Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF) - Describes how health information about you (as a patient of this Care Center) may be used and disclosed, and how you can get access to your individually identifiable health information. Please review this notice carefully. Aviso de prácticas de privacidad (PDF)
Pediatric Place Medical Records
To request medical records from Dr. Samara’s prior practice, Pediatric Place, please download this Medical Records Release Form, complete it, and fax it to Dr. Samara at 972.526.0990 or email it to email@example.com.
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