HealthLinks Charleston May/June 2022

58 | www. Char l es tonPhys i c i ans . com | www.Hea l thL i nksChar l es ton . com WHAT MAKES THE TEAM CHEMISTRY SPECIAL? “The team at Coastal Pediatric Associates is special because we all strive daily to make a difference in the life of a child.” HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN BUSINESS OR BEEN WITH THE COMPANY? “Coastal Pediatric Associates was founded in 2007 by Drs. Frank Lee, Kim Caristi, Laurin Graham and Robert Clifford.” WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON SERVICES YOU OFFER? “We offer well and sick appointments seven days a week, with extended early morning and evening hours Monday through Thursday, in-office testing, sports physicals, vision and hearing screening, a dedicated hospital team, after-hours nurse advice, breast-feeding support and opportunities to participate in clinical research.” TELL US ABOUT ONE OF YOUR PATIENTS' SUCCESS STORIES. “Every child is a success story at Coastal Pediatric Associates. Watching them grow and develop from newborns to young adults is the ultimate level of success.” WHAT ARE YOU ALL LOOKING FORWARD TO IN 2022? “We are looking forward to moving past the events of the last two years into our new normal.” TELL US SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS ABOUT YOUR PRACTICE. “We have been providing care for children of the Lowcountry since 1992 but changed our name from Children’s Medical Associates to Coastal Pediatric Associates in 2007.” COASTAL PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES Best Pediatric After Hours Clinic, Best Pediatric Practice and Best Pediatrician – Dr. Stephen Stripling Dr. Kimberly K. Caristi