We strive to deliver outstanding pediatric medical care 24/7.
New to the area?
Choosing a pediatrician is an important decision and we are pleased to help you in this process. Please call our office at 617-209-3933 and schedule a Getting to Know visit with one of our pediatricians. These visits are free of charge, and offer you a chance to ask questions and ensure that we are the right match for your family. Learn more about our pediatrician, Dr. Wanessa Risko.
Joining Singular Pediatrics
If you have been recommended to our practice or feel that we are the right match for you, simply call 617-209-3933 and schedule a New Patient visit with us. We accept new patients up to 18 years of age. We welcome you to our practice and look forward to a happy and healthy journey with you! Be sure to bring your child's immunization records and insurance card for your first visit.
We would like to see your new baby no later than one or two days after you go home from the hospital. The doctors at the birthing hospital will guide you about the exact timing of your baby’s first visit. Please call us at 617-209-3933 before you leave the hospital to schedule your baby’s first visit with us. You may also contact your insurance company before you leave the hospital to inform them of the baby’s birth and to request that the baby be added to your insurance.
We accept most insurance plans. Please check in at the front desk to ensure we accept your insurance before booking a visit. Some of the plans that we accept include: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Fallon Community Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan, Tufts, and United Health Care. Please be sure to bring your insurance card to each visit.
Some insurance plans require that you explicitly choose a primary care doctor. If you need to choose a primary care doctor, please call your insurance company and tell them your pediatrician is:
Dr. Wanessa Risko at Singular Pediatrics, and Dr. Risko’s NPI number is: 159 8858 722
Singular Pediatrics NPI number is: 181 132 2738 and Tax ID is 46-356-7569
Singular Pediatrics Fax Number is 857-404-0581
If your child is enrolled in state sponsored insurance
The only public health insurance plan we accept is Tufts Health Together.
As you know, you can choose which plan you participate in and you can switch to this plan at any time. Just call the Mass Health Customer Service Center at 800-841-2900 (TTY 800-497-4648) and request to switch to Tufts Health Together. They are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
If you need information about acquiring public insurance, please call the Mass Health Enrollment Center at 1-888-665-9993 or shop online for plans at MAHealthConnector.org.
There is metered parking directly in front of the office on Union St. as well as on the adjacent streets (Beacon and Langley). There is free, time limited (one- to two-hour) parking on specific streets very close to the office. The closest free parking street is Chase street, off Langley Street. You can park there for free for up to two hours.
To easily pay the meter for parking in Newton Center, we recommend using the Passport Parking app. The app is free to download from the iPhone App Store and Android Google Play. Users can also manage their parking online at www.ppprk.com.
We are pleased to serve you and look forward to a long, healthy and happy journey with your family.