Valley Kidz Clinic is a clinic in the RGV that is loved by children and parents alike. In fact, we are proud to say that The Monitor’s 2018 and 2019 Readers Choice has awarded Dr. Riaz Shareef as the top pediatrician in the RGV. Dr. Shareef goes beyond just treating problems. His ultimate concern is to help prevent those problems, giving children the best possible diagnosis while sharing vital health-related information to further your children’s health.
Dr. Riaz Shareef is a board certified pediatrician with more than 13 years of pediatric expertise in taking care of children. He graduated from the Deccan College of Medical sciences in India. He completed his pediatric specialty training from Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi in 2005 and immediately moved to the Rio Grande Valley after his residency. He has extensive experience in taking care of newborns and children up to 21 years of age. He is also Board certified in Health care quality management.
Dr. Riaz Shareef is dedicated to providing infants, toddlers, children and adolescents up to 21 years of age with expert pediatric services. Dr Shareef cares about every child’s well-being, which is why he takes the time to get to know each of his patients very well. We at Valley Kidz Clinic offer a full range of pediatric services including prenatal visits for expecting parents, well-child check-ups, immunizations and sick appointments up to the age of 21. We offer same-day appointments for sick visits. We have an on-call doctor who receives patients’ calls directly instead of an answering service. Our patients can speak to a physician when needed without any barriers. We try to minimize office visits for simple ailments like common colds by giving instructions to family on how to provide care. We are able to provide afterhour care and care on weekends in association with an after-hour clinic where our doctors work as well. Valley Kidz Clinic provides health care that is relationship-based with an orientation toward the whole person. We have simplified access to care by offering same-day appointments and walk ins. We recognize that patients and families are core members of the care team and we ensure that they are fully informed partners in establishing care plans. We coordinate care with multiple specialist and if needed provide referrals in a timely manner.
Our most valuable source of marketing are our patients and our parents as most of our patients have been referred by our patient’s parents. Consumers trust their friends and, therefore, word of mouth marketing is amazingly valuable, and trustworthy.
According to a Nielsen study, 92% of consumers believe suggestions from friends and family more than they do advertising. In today’s day and age, it also includes parents sharing their experiences on Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets with their family.
Valley Kidz Clinic also offers prenatal visits that are complimentary to expecting mothers. We provide expectant mothers important information and the opportunity to voice questions and concerns that they may have about their new baby.
Kids always come first at Valley Kidz Clinic – they have to. We treat our patients and their family with utmost courtesy and respect. We treat our small patients like our own children. Our staff is very pleasant when interacting with our patient and their families. We explain the care we provide in a very clear and simple way. We believe that our patients and parents must leave our office with all the answers for their concerns.
There is nothing more important than trust when it comes to children’s health care. Trust brings along comfort and you want to be comfortable and at peace when your child is in the care of your doctor. The Readers’ Choice Award Parents have complete trust in him to provide the best quality care possible.
Trust also comes from listening. Listening is the best customer satisfaction skill one can possess. Dr. Shareef spends time with his patients and allows parents to express their concerns, discuss treatment options, offer advice and create treatment plans that are mutually agreeable. We encourage our patients to write to us, email or call us with any concerns they have. Most patients and their parents address their concerns directly with Dr. Riaz Shareef. We immediately address our patients’ concerns and notify them of actions taken to resolve their concerns.