3440 Lomita Boulevard, Ste 429, Torrance, CA 90505-4828
Appointments: (310) 326-8718

Information for Expecting Parents

Prenatal Visit

You may call to schedule a free personal prenatal visit any time prior to your delivery. Dr. Hamilton will meet with you to answer questions and show you the office.

Hospital Stays

  • Dr. Hamilton has hospital privileges at Torrance Memorial and Little Company of Mary
  • Patients born at other hospitals are welcome in the practice. Their first visit is scheduled 2 days after hospital discharge.
  • Dr. Hamilton will see all newborns and their parents born at Little Company or Torrance Memorial within 24 hours of birth.
  • There will be occasions when Dr. Hamilton will have other pediatricians cover the practice or care for her patients. Personal communication and notes between the covering physician and Dr. Hamilton will occur during the hospital stay.

Physician Availability

  • Every effort will be made to provide same day sick appointments.
  • All phone calls to the physician will be returned within the same day, usually during the lunch break or at the end of the day.
  • Only Dr. Hamilton will be giving medical advice during office hours.
  • After hours, the nurse advice line at Torrance Memorial is available to take calls (310) 784-3721. If they are unavailable or are unable to answer your questions, Dr. Hamilton can be paged and she will return the call promptly.
  • All nurse advice line calls are documented and faxed to Dr. Hamilton's office for physician review.
  • If Dr. Hamilton is out of town, an alternative pediatrician will be in her office or in a nearby office to see her patients.

First Year Visit Schedule

2 days after discharge, 2 weeks old, 2 months old, 4 months old, 6 months old, 9 months old, 12 months old.

In This Section

  • Prenatal Visit
  • Hospital Stays
  • Physician Availability
  • First Year Visit Schedule