Spring Valley Pediatrics is an out of network provider. We keep a secure copy of your credit card information on file. Your card will charged within 48 hours of your visit.

As we do not maintain any contracts with insurance providers, you are responsible for paying Spring Valley Pediatrics directly for medical services. We will send you a statement within 48 hours of your visit. You may then submit a copy of this statement to your insurance company for reimbursement. Our business office can help facilitate this process if you need assistance.

"Dr. Palumbo has been my children’s pediatrician for 10 years. He is great with all the kids. He spends time during the visits. He is extremely patient and overall a great and reassuring doctor." -M.S.

"The doctors at Spring Valley Pediatrics are fantastic, caring, responsible, and responsive. Overall we have a great experience every time we come." -Z.Y.

"We’ve been seeing Dr. Warfield for 12 years and really couldn’t be happier with his care. He is diligent in diagnosis, willing to listen and very thorough. He is compassionate with the children and they love him." -N.S.

"We love Spring Valley Pediatrics overall. We have always had great experiences and they are so willing to take the extra time with us every time we are sick. Our pediatrician, Dr. Caroline Van Vleck is the best pediatrician we have ever had. She cares for my children as if they were her own." -C.S.

"We have been patients of Dr. McDowell for 5 years and I was a patient as a child as well. He is the absolute best pediatrician and always right on. Would not trust anyone else with my children." -R.F.

"Dr. Sexter has always been pleasant, attentive and patient with my daughters as patients, and very patient with me when I have questions. She is thorough and always takes the necessary time to accurately diagnose my child. Her nurse Jennifer is exceptionally responsive, helpful, and the office is very well organized." -J.F.

"We have been seeing Dr. Warfield since my son was born 11 years ago. He always takes the time to do a thorough examination and answer any questions we have. He is knowledgeable and extremely kind. We have total confidence in Dr. Warfield and recommend him to all our friends. He is also really great with kids." -R.P.

"Dr. Warfield is a great physician. He is so gentle with our children and I always feel like they are in excellent care with him. He always takes the time to listen to my concerns, evaluate the situation, and thoughtfully discuss the possibilities." -J.M.

"Dr. Palumbo is holistic, wisely conservative with medication, and discusses avenues to pursue with patient and parent." -N.Y.

"Dr. Warfield is a warm and engaging physician, always happy to spend time getting to know the patient. He is a very kind and helpful man, an amazing doctor who will listen and follow up." -F.L.

"I love that I can call in the morning and speak to my doctor directly during their call-in time. I never have a problem getting an appointment." -T.W.

"We LOVE Dr. Sexter!! This is one of the best practices in the entire metropolitan area. We saw Dr. Palumbo for years before switching to Dr. Sexter several years ago when my daughter (entering adolescence) requested a female doctor. They are both superb." –P.G.

"I brought in my sick and unhappy ten month old for a visit. We were able to easily schedule an appointment to get in quickly to see the doctor. Dr. Palumbo was so comforting to her while he examined her. It’s never fun to have a sick child, but Dr. Palumbo and Spring Valley Pediatrics ensure that our children are seen quickly and are well cared for." -D.B.

"We have been patients for 7 years and would not think about switching practices. The level of detail and advocacy that Dr. Sexter gives is most impressive. She is the best! We sleep better knowing that our son is in Dr. Sexter’s care. I’m so happy we found her." -D.Z.

"Dr. Long is always great with my daughter and very thorough. She is never rushed and always takes the time necessary to treat my daughter." -J.W.

"Dr. Long was very likable and easy to talk to. She immediately made my 5-year old feel comfortable. She explained things clearly and was a pleasure in general." -L.B.

"The kids both love seeing Dr. Long and she is always so thorough. It’s always a wonderful experience." -L.G.

"Dr. McDowell is very knowledgable on all issues regarding kids and their development. Also, my kids really enjoy his sense of humor and his ability to make them feel at ease during exams. He is a great doctor!" -K.R.

"The practice will always let us schedule same day appointments and they are always able to fit us in. All the doctors are very kind and willing to spend extra time answering my questions." -N.C.

"Dr. Van Vleck thinks ahead to help my daughters prepare for summer, for social dynamics, athletics, and other things that go along with their ages. She provides 360 degrees of care in a kind and respectful manner." -M.C.

"We are so grateful for the wonderful and dedicated care that Dr. Sexter has given to our daughter over the years — we could come to her with any problem, and she always helped her in such a compassionate and brilliant way. And we have always found the Spring Valley practice so lovely and accommodating, from the great nurses, to the lab, weekend hours, and morning call in times." –M.G.

"Dr. Warfield is an exceptional pediatrician. He relates well to both the children and their parents by making both feel at ease in sometimes difficult situations. I feel free to call the office day and night with any questions and I know I will get a quick and thoughtful response." -A.M.

"The doctors at Spring Valley Pediatrics have been wonderful in guiding both of my children - and us, as parents -- through complex chronic illnesses. We have two children in their 20’s now and we will greatly miss the care we have received." –M.G.

Contact Spring Valley Pediatrics

202.966.5000