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Click to Read: Letter from Dr. Rone

Your Child's Health Is Our First Priority

Founded in 1971 by Dr. Ronald Gallucci, University Place Pediatrics Clinic has always strived to offer the best possible care for children. While we have grown with the community over the past 37 years, our pediatricians still offer the personalized physician-directed care you want and expect for your child.

Our clinic offers the traditional consistent doctor/patient relationship, so your child can expect to see the same friendly doctor each time, making going to the doctor more comfortable with familiarity. Our pediatricians will treat your child with experience and compassion, from the first visit forward. They are concerned with keeping your child healthy and happy into young adulthood.

At University Place Pediatric Clinic we offer prompt appointments with our Board Certified Pediatricians to parents in Lakewood, Tacoma and University Place, WA. Our registered nurses provide timely access to advice during clinic hours, and for those urgent night-time concerns, our doctors always personally return your calls.

So, whether you are brand new parents or need an appointment for your busy teen, a University Place Pediatric Clinic Pediatrician will always be available to meet your family’s pediatric needs near Lakewood.

For appointments call (253) 564-1115

Expecting? Check out our New Parent Night.

Need a Fircrest pediatrician, a Tacoma pediatrician or a University Place pediatrician? Call us!


UP Pediatric News

Dr. Rone is Retiring
Our beloved Dr. Rone has decided it is time to retire. Click on the link under her picture to read a letter to her patients.

New Parent Night
New Parent Night has been put On Hold until further notice.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19)
The wellbeing and safety of UPPC patients and families is very important to us and our community. Therefore, starting March 30th, all well visit ONLY appointments will be scheduled Monday-Friday between 9:00am-2:45pm.

Walk-in immunizations are available during 9:00am and 3:00pm.

NOTE FOR WELL VISITS: If the patient or parent have cough, fever, or congestion, please call before coming to the office. We may need to reschedule the well visit during another time. We will not see sick patient's during Well patient office hours.

Sick visits will be scheduled in the afternoons beginning at 3:00pm through 5:00pm.

Please call the office regarding any questions about scheduling. We can accommodate med-checks, birth control follow up, and behavioral health visits via telemedicine on a case by case basis.

Our office is OPEN and here to help. If there are questions or concerns, please call and speak with our nurse, who is available to provide guidance, recommendations, and support during this time.

During well AND sick visits we ask that, when possible, only 1 parent or caregiver accompany the patient into the clinic office to attend the appointment.

Here are some local resources:
Washington State DOH
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Dept

Please see the Health Resources page for additional links.

Patient Portal
We have launched a new patient portal as of October 2019. The link shown above is to our new portal. The old portal is being phased out. We are asking parents to provide their email address when bringing your child in for an appointment, which starts the process to set up your new portal account. If you have any questions or problems with access to the portal, please contact us at (253) 564-1115. Thank you!

Hospital Affiliations
All of our physicians are active staff members at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, Tacoma General and St. Joseph’s Hospital.