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About Us


Gvozden Pediatrics was founded in 1996 by husband and wife Andre Gvozden, MD and Cathy Gvozden, CRNP. For over 25 years they have strived to create and maintain a pediatric office that has a small-practice and personal touch while adhering to the most up-to-date medicine to keep your children feeling comfortable and well cared for. We pride ourselves in knowing our patients and their families. 


Medical Services


Well Child Check Ups

-Newborn through adolescent and even young adult well checks (see check-up schedule linked below)

-Sports/camp/school physicals


-Routine blood work/labs on site

-Developmental screening

-Immunizations (required, see below)

-Hearing/vision screens


Sick Visits

-Sick visits available same day; call in the morning 

-Rapid Covid, rapid flu, rapid RSV and rapid strep tests

-COVID testing available to patients and family members (rapid and PCR)

-Blood draws available in office


-Breathing treatment/asthma management and education


Behavioral Health

-Mental health or behavior consults available to discuss and/or treat:

  • Attention deficit disorders

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Behavior problems

  • Other mood concerns

-Please allow additional time for scheduling as these appointments take longer and therefore schedule further out

Helpful Info

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

We turn our phones off daily from 12-1:30pm for lunch


Phone Advice:

One of our pediatric staff members is available each day for phone advice. Our staff works closely with the providers throughout the day in order to provide expert advice on illness, emergencies and behavior concerns.

After Hours: 
Urgent after hours advice is available even when the office is closed. Advice can be obtained by calling our office (410) 729-0690 and following the prompts for after hours help.

We participate with most major insurance plans. We will submit claims for participating insurances. Please see our billing section for a current list of the insurance companies we participate with. Yearly updates of registrations and insurance cards help to keep our charts current. Please bring your insurance card with you to each visit. Copayments are expected at the time of service in order to avoid late fees.

Vaccine Policy

Gvozden Pediatrics requires our patients to follow a standard vaccine schedule unless otherwise required for strict medical reasons. We do not allow alternative or "broken-up" vaccine schedules. COVID and Flu vaccines are recommended but not required at this time. 

For several years, issues related to vaccinating children has been a favorite topic in the media. It has been a sure way of fueling controversy, creating TV ratings, selling newspapers, etc… Recently, “Googl-ing” has instilled in parents undue fear and anxiety through misinformation and often fabricated data about vaccines. One of the best ways to protect our children and patients’ health is through vaccination. 

Kid Getting Vaccinated


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Whats Up Annapolis "Top Docs"

2007-2008, 2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2015-2016, 2017-2018, 2019-2020, 2023-2024

Whats Up Annapolis "Excellence in Nursing"

2020, 2021, 2022

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"Best Pediatrician" Severna Park Voice

2011, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023

"Best Physician" Severna Park Voice

2015, 2020, 2022

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Capital Gazette "Best Pediatrician"

Finalist- 2011

Honorable Mention 2021

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Chesapeake Bay Magazine "Favorite Doc"


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