Small Biz: PM Pediatrics opens larger site in East Brainerd

photo Rich Faulkner, Rick Stern and Eric Dunkel, from left, stand in front of PM Pediatrics.

Name: PM Pediatrics

Owners: Rick Stern, Rich Faulkner and Eric and Jason Dunkel, founders of PM Pediatrics

Location: 7320 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga

Service: After-hours and weekend urgent care clinic for pediatric patients (birth to 18 years).

Staff: During the "sick season" five staffers are typically on duty

How it got started: PM Pediatrics was founded in Chattanooga five years ago by twins Eric and Jason Dunkel to provide a non-emergency room urgent care facility for kids. The owners of PM Pediatrics wanted to give parents and caretakers a less-expensive option for after-hours care.

Why now: PM Pediatrics has grown since its 2009 debut at 7446 Shallowford Road, down the street from its new location.