KidzCare Pediatrics PC – Wilmington, NC
3505 Converse Drive, Suite 200
Wilmington, NC 28403
Welcome to KidzCare Pediatrics, a leading pediatrician in Wilmington, NC!
Dr. Thomas Blackstone, Dr. David Hill, Dr. Rajesh Solanki, Dr. Hoke Pollock and Christina Hill, PA have been serving the pediatric needs of New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Coastal Communities for over 22 years. Our providers treat their patients, their parents and each other with the same care and concern that they show their own families. KidzCare of the Coastal Community strives for a lifelong partnership with children and the families who love them to help them thrive in their journey to adulthood.
All of our physicians are board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Our providers include Wilmington natives and people from as far away as California. KidzCare of the Coastal Community shares a commitment to provide your child with the very best healthcare available.
Pediatrician in Wilmington, NC
Dr. Thomas Blackstone
Thomas Blackstone, MD, FAAP attended college and medical school at Ohio State University. He served as a naval flight surgeon stationed at Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station from 1970 to 1972.
He went on to pediatric residency at Columbus Children’s Hospital, serving as chief resident in 1975. Dr. Blackstone practiced thirteen years in Mansfield, Ohio and four years in Tuscaloosa, Alabama before making his home in Wilmington. His clinical interests include ADHD and infectious diseases.
Dr. Blackstone has served as Chair of Pediatrics at New New Hanover Regional Medical Center and has served on the boards of Wilmington Health Access for Teens, Coastal Physicians Alliance, and Cape Fear Hospital.
Tom lives in Wilmington with his wife Marilyn and has four children and four grandchildren. When not in his garden Tom enjoys jogging, swimming, and biking. He and Marilyn have done missionary work in Haiti and the Dominican Republic and attend Port City Community Church.
Dr. David Hill – Also located at the Leland, NC Office
David L. Hill, MD, FAAP came to the coastal area from Durham, North Carolina, in 2002. A Memphis native, David attended Rice University then enrolled at the University of Texas Houston Medical School. David moved to North Carolina to train in pediatrics and internal medicine at UNC Chapel Hilland has been board certified in both specialties.
He continues to serve the UNC School of Medicine as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Hill is interested in issues related to fatherhood, the impact of media on child health, evidence-based medicine and best practices; he is fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Hill writes and broadcasts on childcare issues for local and national radio, television, and Internet-based media, writing a weekly column for Pediatric News and serving on the expert advisory panel of Parents.com.
He serves on the Executive Committee of the North Carolina Pediatric Society as Chair-Elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council On Communications And The Media and is on the editorial board of Pediatric News.
He is also the author of Dad to Dad: Parenting Like A Pro, (AAP Publishing, 2012). David enjoys running, martial arts, and standup comedy. He lives in Wilmington with his wife, three children, and two step-children.
Dr. Hoke Pollock
Hoke Ward Pollock, MD, FAAP is a life-long Wilmingtonian. He returned to the Wilmington area in 2005 following training at UNC Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar.
He completed his medical and residency training at UNC as well, and has a special interest in vaccination issues and infant nutrition; he is fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Pollock serves on the board of Smart Start and is a trainer for the Touchpoints Child Development system, having studied with the world-famous Dr. T. Berry Brazelton.
Dr. Pollock is the current president of INFANTS, a non-profit entity dedicated to improving education and resources for families with children that are born prematurely.
Dr. Pollock lives in Wilmington with his wife, four sons, and one daughter. He and enjoys running, tennis, also playing the piano.
Christina Hill, PA
Christy Hill, PA-C grew up in Boulder, CO and attended the Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant program at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She graduated in 1994 with a specialty in pediatrics.
She worked in a pediatric emergency department in Portland, Oregon for several years before moving to Wilmington in 1998. After working with Coastal Pediatrics Associates for 10 years, Christy moved back to Colorado in 2008, where she worked with Pediatrics of Steamboat Springs while living in Colorado for 3 years. In 2011, Christy decided to return to Wilmington and to Coastal Pediatrics Associates.
She has special interests in new baby care and breastfeeding. Christy lives in Wilmington with her husband, two children and 3 step- children.
They have 2 dogs and 1 cat. Christy enjoys spending her free time with her family traveling and going to the beach. She is an avid runner and skier.
Hours of operation at all our locations are
Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00, Lunch closed 12:30 – 1:00,
Wednesday Wilmington location open til 7:30.