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Children’s Health Center

The Children’s Health Center provides comprehensive, high-quality pediatric care for children from birth up to age 21.  Our services include primary care for infants, children, and teenagers 6 days per week including evenings and Saturdays.  We also provide comprehensive pediatric urgent care services 365 days a year on a drop-in basis for all children regardless of clinic affiliation.  Other specialized services include newborn clinics, childhood and adolescent vaccination clinics, phlebotomy, social work & counseling, developmental assessment & case management, nutrition/WIC counseling, and some mental health support.  In addition, we provide a number of pediatric specialty care clinics on-site as outlined below.

  • Internal website here.
  • Access for clinic appointment: data.
  • Pediatric dosing algorithm for emergency medications.
  • The Children’s Health Center provides on-site pediatric specialty care for asthma, cardiology, dermatology, developmental pediatrics, neurology, urology, obesity/healthy lifestyles, and tattoo removal.  Other specialties may be available at SFGH in partnership with our adult medical colleagues (see below document).  Guidelines for Medical Subspecialty Service for Pediatrics, October 2012  Any specialty care outside these areas are generally referred to UCSF.


  • Acting MD Director: Shon Jain
  • RN Manager: Lannie Adelman


  • Location: Main Building 5, 6th floor, 6M
  • Routine clinical issues at 206-8383
  • Patient appointments at 206-8376
Hours of Operation
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
8AM-10PM 8AM-10PM 8AM-10PM 8AM-10PM 8AM-10PM 12Noon-8PM 12Noon-8PM

To locate the Children’s Health Center:

Go to the main hospital (Building 5). Take the elevators to the 6th floor. Follow the signs to 6M Children’s Health Center. Check-in upon arrival.

Vaya al hospital principal (Edificio 5). Tome el elevador y vaya al 6.° piso. Siga las señales para llegar al Centro de Salud Infantil 6M. Regístrese al llegar.


Providers with Privileges (updated September 2013):

Eliza Hayes Bakken MD
Tonya Chaffee MD
Mabel Chan MD
Eleanor Chung MD
Clement Donahue MD
Susan Fisher-Owens MD, MPH
Elena Fuentes-Afflick MD, MPH
Katey Hoffman MD
Shonul Jain MD
Anda Kuo MD
Ellen Laves MD
Andrea Marmor MD
Holly Martin MD
Alma Martinez MD, MPH
Margaret McNamara MD
John Partridge MD
Christopher Stewart MD
Shannon Thyne MD
Amy Whittle MD
Olivier Danhaive MD
Jessica Schumer MD
Alice Chan NP
Angel Chen NP
Karen Duderstadt NP, PhD
Janis Mandac-Dy NP


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