Childhood is unpredictable, but great care isn’t. In the Sutter Health network, hundreds of pediatric specialists are available to make sure every child gets the right care in the right setting at the right time. From the simplest cases to the most complex diseases and conditions, specialists are trained and experienced in helping children.
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Compassionate Specialty Care for Kids
Care in the Right Place
Through the Sutter Health network, pediatric specialists provide care for conditions such as asthma, allergies, ADHD, skin conditions and sports injuries close to where you live. We also offer specialized programs for:
- Cleft palate and craniofacial defects
- Childhood obesity and weight management
- Congenital heart defects and pediatric cardiology care
- Cystic fibrosis (CF)
- Developmental delays
- Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
- Premature birth
- Mental health conditions
- Sickle cell disorder
- Sleep disorders
- Type 1 and 2 diabetes
Radiologists with subspecialized expertise in reading pediatric X-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI and PET medical imaging help your pediatrician get the most accurate information possible to plan your child’s treatment and get to the bottom of puzzling symptoms.
Experts in the Unexpected
At our Pediatric Urgent Care and Emergency centers, specialists are ready to help your child should a serious accident or illness occur. We offer specialty pediatric care for infectious diseases, concussion treatment (pediatric neurology), microsurgery and breaks in growing bones. When necessary, our pediatric intensive care teams provide compassionate, critical care to children.
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Doctors Near San Carlos
Sarina K. Behera, M.D., FACC, FAAP
Sarah R. Cheyette, M.D.
Aaron M. Nayfack, M.D.
Pediatrics Developmental and Behavioral
Bryant Priromprintr, M.D.
Michael L. Griffin, M.D.
Nikola H. Tede, M.D.
Stafford Grady, M.D.
Christopher Lee-Messer, M.D., Ph.D.
Kara Motonaga, M.D.