Preferred Pediatrics

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Welcome to Preferred Pediatrics

Please join us us in welcoming
Bridget Stoddard, FNP-C
to the Preferred Pediatrics team!

Bridget Stoddard, CFNP

Bridget Stoddard, FNP-C graduated from James Madison University in 2015 with a BS in Nursing and a minor in Chronic Illness. She also obtained her MSN from JMU in 2020. She worked as an inpatient nurse in until 2021 when she joined a pediatric office. She is board certified through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Bridget lives in Stafford with her husband and son. She enjoys spending time with family, reading, sewing, and being outdoors.

To the Patients/Parents of Dr. Jane Hull

Dr. Hull will be transitioning out of Preferred Pediatrics in February 2023.

Dr. Hull may have prescribed certain medication or provided access to substances that the rest of the providers will not continue to endorse. Please contact the office immediately so that we may aid you during the next 3 months in securing an appropriate provider.

Preferred Pediatrics will still be able to continue routine pediatric care and immunizations.

Thank you,

Dr. Linda Purcell, Owner


Due to the excessive increase in missed patient appointments we are now implementing a required confirmation for all appointments.

When you receive an email, call, or text from our automated system please be sure to choose the CONFIRM option for your appointment.


If you do not receive any correspondence from our office beginning 1 week prior to the scheduled appointment date, please call our office to update your demographic information as well as confirm the appointment.

Thank you for your cooperation!

We offer three convenient pediatric locations, one in Fredericksburg, one in Lees Hill and one in Spotsylvania to serve your family. Our physicians provide General Pediatric care for newborns to adolescents. Our goal is to work as a team with the families of our patients to deliver the best possible health care to each individual. Most of our providers are parents and they understand the needs of today's families.

The providers of Preferred Pediatrics can guide you through the intricacies of raising healthy children and provide recommendations and treatment when your child is ill. Our wellness exams begin after your child’s birth and continue through early childhood and adolescence.

Our practice offers comprehensive care from infancy to young adulthood. Our services are designed to ensure the healthy development of each child and include but are not limited to the following:

  • Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Bowel Changes, Constipation, and Reflux
  • Long Appointments to Discuss In-Depth Problems or Concerns
  • Asthma - Assessment, Monitoring, & Education
    Behavioral Concerns
  • Developmental Screening for delays and missed milestones
  • In-House Laboratory Testing (Urine, Strep, Flu)
  • Musculoskeletal Issues - Back, Limb, or Joint Pain
  • Neurological Concerns - Chronic Headaches,
  • Dizziness and Fatigue
  • Nurse Appointments (Flu Vaccines, Delayed Immunizations)
  • Nutritional Counseling; Weight Concerns
  • Removal of Skin Staples or Sutures
  • Routine Wellness Exams from Birth through Age 17
  • Same-Day Sick Appointments for Runny Nose, Fever,
  • Vomiting, Sore Throat, and Diarrhea
  • School, Camp, & Sports Physicals
  • Skin Issues - Acne, Eczema, Rashes, Wart Removal
  • Treatment of ADHD, Anxiety and/or Depression
  • Vision and Hearing Screenings

We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, except for major holidays. We offer extended clinic hours for established patients on Monday & Tuesday evenings until 6:30 pm at one of our Preferred Pediatrics locations. To view the weekend schedule, click on the Weekend Call Schedule page listed under Home on the menu above. The doctor listed provides urgent care hours Saturdays 8:30a.m. to 12:30p.m. for established patients.

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Our Cell Phone Policy

Attention all patients and parents: In order to protect the privacy of our patients, cell phone use is prohibited in our offices.
If you should need to take a call, please step outside.

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Do you need your Annual Wellness Exam or Sports Physical? We have appointment openings through February 2023!
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