Feverish calls answered in the middle of the night, hacking coughs quieted during the day - it's times like these you realize how much you truly adore your pediatrician.
And with a lollipop in one hand and a sticker in the other, your child seems to think they're pretty great too.
Who's your favorite?
Tell us the best pediatrician in our area among those below which were previously nominated by readers. We'll accept votes until Friday, August 17.