The American Academy of Pediatricians recently released a report discussing the positive correlations between a father's involvement with his child and his child's overall quality of health. Check it out here: "Involved Dads Help Kids Develop"

As you may have noticed or experienced first hand with your own child, the flu is still very much prominent in our schools. The unpredictable weather can sometimes weaken the immune system, and if you are not making an effort to prevent it, the flu can be very easy to catch.

Dr. Jim Volk won the Duke Energy Citizenship Award, which is presented to an individual who has gone above and beyond in assisting other in making 

Henderson County, along with the rest of the world, a better place.

With spring sports just around the corner, it’s the time of year when parents have to start thinking about scheduling a sports physical for their child. One question you may ask is, can I schedule my child’s physical with their Pediatrician? The answer is yes. Not only can you schedule a physical with your child’s existing Pediatrician, but also we encourage it, and here’s why:


Dr. James Volk was recognized this week by our community leaders, his colleagues at Hendersonville Pediatrics, friends and family for his many years of service to our community. Dr. Volk joined Hendersonville Pediatrics in 1972. His many accomplishments include setting up our area''s first pediatric neonatal ICU. He practiced pediatrics for 42 years and is beloved by his many patients and their families.

August 1, 2016 was decreed by Major Barbara Volk as Dr. James Volk Day. The event included a presentation of Dr. Volk's career by his former partner, Dr. Ora Wells, followed by the unveiling of a permanent wind sculpture, a gift to Dr. Volk from his Hendersonville Pediatrics partners. The wind art was installed outside of Hendersonville Pediatric's Beverly Hanks Centre office entrance. Dr. Volk's wind sculpture will be a companion piece to an art installation honoring the late Dr. Donald Thomas. Dr. Thomas practiced pediatrics for 28 years before his retirement.