Edward M. Pickens, MD

Medical Director
UNC Health Provider
UNC Health providers are employed by an organization within UNC Health.
Specialties
Primary Care, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMClosed Today

Location Information

UNC Pediatrics at Southpoint
7011 Fayetteville Road
Suite 210
Durham, NC 27713
US
On Public Transportation, Handicap Accessible
Phone:
Fax:
(984) 215-2381

Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Monday8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SundayClosed

About the Provider

Specialties

  • Primary Care
  • General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Provider Details

Type: Clinician
Gender: Male

About Edward M. Pickens, MD

Just being around children is so uplifting, and whether the child has a temporary problem like a sore throat or a long-term problem like leukemia, my goal is to do everything I can to help them feel better. When it comes to taking care of children, and raising children, there are often many "right" ways to do it. What works for one family may not work for another, and one of my roles is to help parents figure out what works for them. Taking ca...
Just being around children is so uplifting, and whether the child has a temporary problem like a sore throat or a long-term problem like leukemia, my goal is to do everything I can to help them feel better. When it comes to taking care of children, and raising children, there are often many "right" ways to do it. What works for one family may not work for another, and one of my roles is to help parents figure out what works for them. Taking care of your children is not something that can be rushed or crammed into a 10-minute time slot.

UNC Health Affiliations

  • UNC Physicians Network

Languages

  • English

Medical School

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993

Residency

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993 - 1996
  • Area: Pediatrics

Fellowship

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996 - 1999
  • Area: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Board Certified, 1996
Pediatric wellness and acute care, the treatment and prevention of childhood infections, the management of complex and chronic medical conditions (including asthma, prematurity and problems related to previous cancer treatment).

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Commercial Plans (Other than Aetna Whole Health)
  • Aetna Whole Health (Tier 2)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans (Other than Aetna Prime HMO)
  • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina Medicaid
  • BCBSNC Commercial Plans
  • North Carolina State Employees Health Benefit Plan (Active employees)
  • BCBSNC Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance
  • BCBSNC Medicare Advantage (Other than Experience Health)
  • Healthy Blue Medicaid
  • Carolina Complete Health Medicaid (Centene)
  • Cigna Commercial Plans (Other than Cigna Connect)
  • Cigna Secure Medicare Advantage
  • Contigo Health Plan (WakeMed employees only)
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Medicare Private Fee-for-Service
  • North Carolina State Employee Health Benefit Plan (Medicare Advantage for retirees)
  • Liberty Advantage Medicare Advantage
  • MedCost PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Commercial Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage
  • UnitedHealthcare Exchange (ACA) Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
  • WellCare of North Carolina Medicaid
* Coverage for certain behavioral health, Medicare and commercial plans as well as TriCare varies across UNC Health entities. Please call prior to your visit to determine coverage.
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