Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Total Care Pediatrics, Your Pediatrician in Austell, GA

Total Care Pediatrics would like to welcome you to our little piece of the internet and our little slice of the world. Please take some of your time and peruse our website to better understand our services and capabilities.

At Total Care Pediatrics the patient is always the center of what we do and why we do what we do. It is our privilege to be allowed to care for your child from birth through twenty-one (21) years of age.

We look forward to building long term multigenerational connections with our patients and their families. In fact, we would consider it the highest honor to be considered a member of your family.

We will work hard every day to earn your trust by providing the right care to the right patient at the right time. We want to thank you for choosing us to participate in your child’s healthcare needs. We will offer our services to you at times that are convenient for you and fit into your busy lives.

At Total Care Pediatrics we will take care of your child’s body, mind, and spirit with the greatest of care.


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Meet The Doctor

  • Melvin G. Perry Jr., MD

    Dr. Perry was born in Cleveland, OH to his parents Melvin Perry Sr. and Elnora Perry. He was raised in Kentwood, LA, where he decided to become a pediatrician at 7 years old. The primary motive behind his desire to become a physician was his father’s death, when he was 4 years old, due to a car accident caused by a drunk driver.

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COVID 19 Test

$150 - Monday through Friday during regular business hours

$200 - during urgent care hours on weekdays and weekends

$80 - vaccine administration price for non participating insurers

This is a federal requirement for payment.

Featured Articles

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Hours of Operation

Our Schedule

Regular Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Urgent Care Hours - Walk-In Sick Only

Monday:

6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Tuesday:

6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Wednesday:

6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Thursday:

6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Friday:

6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

10:00 am-5:00 pm