Welcome to Rockcastle Pediatrics & Adolescents (Rock Peds)



Life may be on hold, your child's health isn't. It's more important than ever to help your child stay as healthy as possible so they can best fight off any virus they may come in contact with. It is also extremely important to continue bringing your child in if we are helping them manage any chronic conditions. We are ready to care for your children in a safe environment - don't delay care!

When coming to our facility for any appointments, please take a moment to view this video from Dr. Karen Saylor about what to expect when you arrive.


Last Reviewed 1/14/21

Per the Kentucky Department of Public Health, please adhere to these requirements when entering our facility to ensure patient safety and reduce the risk of potential exposure and spread of COVID-19:

  • You must wear a mask before entering. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. To help conserve vital personal protective equipment (PPE), we are asking patients who do have cloth masks to wear these, as they are sufficient for non-procedure contact. 
  • All patients will be screened upon entrance to the facility. Screening will consist of temperature check and COVID-19 exposure questionnaire. 
  • Only patients receiving care may enter. Patients that require assistance (e.g. pediatric, etc.) will be permitted to be accompanied by one adult. All other visitors are asked to wait in their car. No one will be permitted to wait in lobbies, waiting areas, etc. 
Notice to patients regarding the Rapid COVID Test:
Click here for important information about the rapid COVID test. Some of the COVID testing we do now is considered "rapid" - meaning that the results are known within about fifteen minutes. If you had a rapid COVID test in any of our clinics, this information pertains to the test you had. This information applies ONLY to the Abbott ID Now Rapid COVID tests that are completed and resulted in the clinics. 


Rockcastle Pediatrics is a quality pediatric practice located in Mount Vernon, Kentucky. We provide comprehensive, caring medical care to infants, children, and teenagers in Rockcastle County and the surrounding communities.

Our services include newborn care, well-child checks, sports physicals, and management of complex pediatric issues. Our staff and health care professionals are committed to providing current medical therapies, efficient office visits, and excellent patient education.

In 2019, we expanded our services to begin offering onsite care to students at Rockcastle County High School. Our providers are able to treat common illnesses while your child is at RCHS. Click here to access clinic permission forms. Please complete and return them to RCHS so that your child can begin being seen immediately, should the need arise.



Dr. Callie Shaffer
Dr. Sarah Oliver


Allied Health Professionals

Courtney Browning, APRN, PNP-BC
Megan Taylor Pittman, APRN, PNP-BC


Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.



Rockcastle Medical Arts Building, 1st Floor
140A Newcomb Ave
Mount Vernon, Kentucky 40456



To schedule an appointment, please call: (606) 256-4148, option 1, then option 1
Fax: (606) 256-7785

  • Appointments: Option 1, then option 1
  • Nurse: Option 1, then option 2
  • Referrals: Option 1, then option 3



Office Manager

Brandy Bullock / Carrie Mullins



This practice is a member of the National Health Service Corps. This practice serves all patients regardless of ability to pay. Discounts for essential services are offered based on family size and income. For more information, ask at the front desk.

Rockcastle Pediatrics & Adolescents does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact: Cindy Burton, Rockcastle Regional Hospital Quality Director, (606) 256-7766.

Patient Forms

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