ValleyCare Clinic

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco collaborates with ValleyCare Health System in Pleasanton to provide specialty health care services for children in the East Bay and Tri-Valley area. Patients and their families can benefit from the best of what UCSF and ValleyCare offer — high-quality, specialty health care that's conveniently located.

Currently, the UCSF Pediatric Specialty Clinic at ValleyCare provides trusted experts in the following specialties:

  • Adolescent Eating Disorders
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

You'll need a referral from your child's pediatrician or specialist to make an appointment. Once you have the referral, please call the number below.

Getting Here

ValleyCare Specialty Clinic
5565 West Las Positas Blvd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588-4000
Office: (925) 598-3500
Office fax: (925) 598-3520
Eating Disorders Appointments:
(415) 353-2002
Gastroenterology Appointments:
(925) 598-3500
Neurology Appointments:
(415) 353-4637
Pulmonology Appointments:
(925) 598-3500
Urology Appointments:
(415) 353-2200

Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What to Bring

    • Health insurance information including authorizations and referrals
    • List of prescription medications and dosages
    • List of medication allergies
    • List of questions you may have
    • Recent test results
    • Paper and pencil to take notes

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Clinic Team

Sara Buckelew
Dr. Sara Buckelew,
adolescent medicine specialist
Diana Dawson
Diana Dawson,
pediatric nurse practitioner
Michael DiSandro
Dr. Michael DiSandro,
pediatric urologist
Melvin Heyman
Dr. Melvin Heyman,
pediatric gastroenterologist
Kensho Iwanaga
Dr. Kensho Iwanaga,
pediatric pulmonologist
Sheila Jenkins
Dr. Sheila Jenkins,
pediatric neurologist
Ngoc Ly
Dr. Ngoc Ly,
pediatric pulmonologist
Dennis Nielson
Dr. Dennis Nielson,
pediatric pulmonologist
Sue Rhee
Dr. Sue Rhee,
pediatric gastroenterologist and liver specialist
Martha Richards
Martha Richards,
pediatric nurse practitioner
Patrika Tsai
Dr. Patrika Tsai,
pediatric gastroenterologist