Pediatrician Visiting Parents And Child In Hospital Bed

Our Services

Our pediatric services combine state-of-the-art clinical practices with attention to the physical and emotional needs of children and their families. Our pediatricians work closely with other medical professionals involved in the child's care and can provide both routine visits, as well as treatment for complex medical and surgical cases.


 

SPECIALIZATION

KIDSCOPE
KIDSCOPE

​Kidscope provides evaluation for older infants, children, and adolescents. Support and evaluation are available to patients who have certain conditions including:

  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Developmental Delays
  • General Behavioral Problems
  • Learning Problems​
PEDIATRIC ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
PEDIATRIC ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY

​Pediatric Allergy and Immunology specialists provide a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of asthma, allergic and immunologic diseases for infants, children and adolescents. Services include diagnostic, therapeutic, and consultative services for patients with chronic and unusual infections including:

  • Allergies or Hay Fever
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Food and Drug Allergies
  • Primary Immunodeficiency
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY (HEART DISEASE) PROGRAM
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY (HEART DISEASE) PROGRAM

The Pediatric Cardiology Program provides diagnosis and management of congenital and acquired heart disease in infants, children, and adolescents. Cardiologists, nurses, social workers and others provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary care. Pediatric cardiology services include:

  • Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Management
  • Echocardiography
  • EKG and Pre- and Post-operative Care
  • Emergency consultations are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY (HORMONAL DISORDERS)
PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY (HORMONAL DISORDERS)

​Pediatric Endocrinology specialists diagnose and treat children with diabetes and a variety of other endocrine and metabolic disorders. These conditions include disorders relating to the following:

  • Adrenal Glands
  • Puberty-related Conditions
  • Pituitary Glands
  • Growth Problems
  • Thyroid Problems
 

   

​Pediatric Inpatient Care

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is a 12 bed unit that cares for critically ill or injured children admitted from communities throughout the Bay Area.  The PICU care team includes pediatric critical care specialists, pediatric and surgical specialists, as well as dedicated pharmacists, therapists, pediatric critical care nurses, social workers, dieticians, and case managers. Together, the team members provide family-centered care to all PICU patients.  

Pediatric Short Stay and Procedural Sedation Unit

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center provides sedation to children as needed to reduce fear, anxiety, and pain that children may experience during procedures, such as MRI, CT scan, EEG, upper and lower endoscopy, dental work, bronchoscopy, hearing tests, and kidney and liver biopsies.  The pediatric sedation service at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is a Silver Institutional Member of the Society for Pediatric Sedation (SPS), an international leader in the advancement of pediatric sedation.  The unit also provides short-stay services to children needing transfusions, medication infusions, and other care that does not require an overnight hospital stay.
 

Pediatric Ward

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is a 33 bed unit providing care to children hospitalized with acute conditions and exacerbations of chronic conditions.  Led by pediatric hospitalists who specialize in the care of hospitalized children, the team includes specialty pediatric and surgical consultants, pediatric nurses, pharmacists, therapists, social workers, dieticians, case managers, and child life specialists to provide family-centered care to all patients.  The hospitalists maintain close contact with the patient's primary care providers so that follow-up care is well coordinated. 
 

Pediatric Rehabilitation

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is the only dedicated inpatient pediatric rehabilitation unit in the Peninsula and South Bay and takes referrals from the entire Bay Area.  The rehabilitation program treats children with conditions affecting their function, independence and cognition. Children in this program receive a minimum of three hours of comprehensive rehabilitation therapy per day, six days a week, with an overall goal of maximizing each child's abilities and minimize the effects of their impairments. The care team includes physicians specializing in rehabilitation medicine, as well as pediatricians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, social workers, psychologists, nutritionists, and case managers.



Newborn Care

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is a 40-bed start-of-the-art facility, accredited as a regional center by California Children's Services program of the California Department of Health Services, to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered care to premature and critically ill newborns.  Prior to delivery, specialized obstetricians and neonatologists provide prenatal diagnosis and counseling to parents with high-risk pregnancies and delivery situations.  The Delivery Room Resuscitation Team is available at all times to attend deliveries and manage sick and premature newborns.  Special programs in therapeutic hypothermia for infants deprived of oxygen and breast feeding for premature infants.  Tours available.  (408) 885-6428.​
 

Mother-Infant-Care-Center (MICC)

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center provides private birthing rooms for newborn deliveries.  Healthy newborns then bond with their mothers and "room-in" immediately after birth.  Special programs in lactation/breastfeeding support. Tours available. (408) 885-7925.​
 

  

Pediatric Outpatient Care

Pediatric Urgent Care

Available weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays (except for Christmas and Thanksgiving Days) at two dedicated locations. Provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for ill and injured infants, children, and adolescents who do not require emergency room services. Appointments are preferred; walk-in patients are evaluated by trained staff.  For appointments, call 1 (888) 334-1000.
 

Pediatric Primary Care

Well child checkups, school and sports physicals, vaccinations, and ongoing care of problems such as allergies, asthma, developmental issues, feeding and growth issues, and other chronic conditions.  Available at seven conveniently-located community clinics.  For appointments, call 1 (888) 334-1000.

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Pediatric Specialty Care

Adolescent Medicine

Specialists meet teenager and young adult's unique health care needs, from regular health checkups and sports physicals to pregnancy prevention, substance abuse, school problems, psychosocial challenges, and gender identity issues. For appointments, call 1 (888) 334-1000.

Allergy and Immunology

Comprehensive approach to the evaluation and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents with allergic and immunological diseases, including hay fever, food allergy, hives, eczema, and immunodeficiency. Skin testing for allergies and allergy shots available. Appointments by referral. (408) 957-8602.
 

Cardiology (Heart Disease)

Diagnosis and management of congenital and acquired heart disease in the fetus, infants, children, and adolescents, including electrocardiogram, echocardiography, prenatal diagnosis, arrhythmias, heart failure, and post heart surgery care. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.
 

Child Protection and Foster Care

Evaluation and management of infants, children, and adolescents with suspected or confirmed child abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect. Primary care and multidisciplinary services provided to pediatric patients in foster care in Santa Clara County. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For appointments to foster care clinic, call 1 (888) 334-1000.
 

Custody Health Services

Comprehensive medical care to children and young adults in the Juvenile Justice system (Juvenile Hall, Juvenile Ranches).
 

Developmental Disorders (kidscope)

Comprehensive, multidisciplinary evaluation and management of children and adolescents with suspected autistic spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and other behavioral, developmental, and learning problems. Team includes developmental pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and social workers. Appointments by referral. (408) 793-2979.
 

Ear, Nose and Throat

Diagnosis and treatment of chronic ear infections, hearing loss, congenital disorders, injuries, voice problems, and sleep apnea. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 793-2540.
 

Endocrinology (Hormonal Disease)

Diagnosis and treatment of childhood diabetes, management of insulin pumps, and care for infants, children, and adolescents with growth problems, delayed or early puberty, thyroid disease, and other hormone conditions. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.
 

Gastroenterology (digestive disease)

Comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of all gastrointestinal and liver disorders, and the nutritional problems of infants, children, and teens. Examples of conditions treated include inflammatory bowel diseases, chronic abdominal pain, chronic constipation and diarrhea, gastroesophageal reflux, motility disorders, failure to thrive, and ulcer disease. Special services include endoscopy, colonoscopy, liver biopsy, and caregiver training and support for patients requiring tube or intravenous feeding at home. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.
 

Genetics

Comprehensive prenatal screening, genetic counseling, and evaluation and management of suspected or diagnosed genetic disorders. Comprehensive testing available. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-7973
 

Healthy Lifestyle (Obesity)

Medical and psychological modalities are offered to parents and children to help children attain healthy weight through lifestyle and dietary modifications. Ongoing care provided to children and adolescents with pre-diabetes, lipid disorders, and liver disease as a result of abnormal weight gain. Appointments by referral. (408) 957-8601
 

High-Risk Infant Follow-Up

Continued outpatient care and support for infants and their families who have been in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Standardized developmental assessments and referrals to therapy services as needed.
 

Infectious Diseases

Diagnostic and treatment services for hospitalized or clinic patients with fevers of unknown origin, unusual infectious diseases, and serious, difficult-to-manage conditions. Special interest in tuberculosis, HIV, tropical diseases, travel medicine, and immigrant health. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.

Nephrology (Kidney Disease)

Inpatient consultation and ongoing management of infants, children, and teens with hypertension, kidney disease, and urinary tract problems, including electrolyte and mineral disorders, kidney inflammation, kidney failure, pre/post kidney transplant care, congenital disorders, kidney stones, and chronic urinary tract infections. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.
 

Neurology

Inpatient consultation and ongoing management of infants, children, and teens with seizures, cerebral palsy, headaches, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders and tics, and other disorders of the brain and nervous system. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.
 

Neurosurgery

Inpatient consultation and ongoing management of pediatric patients with head and spinal cord trauma, tumors, and malformations of the brain. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 793-2510.
 

Ophthalmology (Eye Disease)

Evaluation and management of pediatric patients with congenital eye disorders, orbital and eye trauma, strabismus ("lazy" eye), tumors, glaucoma, cataracts, retinopathy of prematurity, and other diseases effecting central and peripheral vision. The clinic can perform electroretinography, orbital ultrasonography, fluorescein angiography, retinal photography, and visual fielding testing. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 793-2525
 

Orthopedics

Evaluation and management of pediatric patients with conditions such as bone and joint trauma and infection, sports injuries, congenital skeletal problems, hip disorders, scoliosis, and tumors. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 793-2520.
 

Psychiatry

Inpatient evaluation and outpatient management of pediatric patients with mental health conditions such as anxiety, attention deficit disorder, depression, eating disorder, mood disorder, post-traumatic disorders, and behavioral problems related to developmental disorders. Medication management and referrals for psychotherapy provided by multidisciplinary team. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942
 

Pulmonary (Lung Disease)

Inpatient consultation and ongoing management of infants, children, and teens with asthma, chronic lung disorders, cystic fibrosis, sleep disorders, and other lung disease. Specialized, multidisciplinary asthma disease management program. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.

Rehabilitation and Spina Bifida

Outpatient follow-up of pediatric patients receiving acute inpatient rehabilitation at VMC, as well as comprehensive services to children with permanent and temporary disabilities resulting from chronic conditions, illnesses, or injuries. Special program in multidisciplinary care of patients with spina bifida. Appointments by referral. (408) 793-2510.
 

Surgery

Inpatient consultation and ongoing management of pediatric patients with surgical conditions. Practices, procedures, equipment, and surroundings are designed to provide treatment appropriate to a child's age and needs, which includes a minimally-invasive surgical program that reduces risks and minimizes scarring. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.
 

Urology

Inpatient consultation and ongoing management of pediatric patients with surgical and medical problems related to the kidney and bladder, including congenital defects, recurrent urinary tract infections, vesicoureteral reflux, undescended testicles, trauma, and other conditions. conditions. Emergency consultations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Appointments by referral. (408) 885-3942.​