Fall 2004

Pediatric Clinics Open in Walnut Creek, Greenbrae

UCSF has opened a new pediatric heart clinic in Walnut Creek and a multi-specialty pediatric clinic in Greenbrae, joining more than 60 outreach clinics across Northern California operated by UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital doctors.

In Walnut Creek, Dr. David Teitel, director of the UCSF Pediatric Heart Center, is holding regular office hours on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month to provide heart care to children in the East Bay. The clinic is located at 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 208, and can be reached by calling (877) 353-4325.

The Greenbrae clinic, which serves the Marin County area, offers office hours with UCSF pediatric cardiologists by calling (877) 353-4325; pediatric gastroenterologists by calling (415) 476-5892; pediatric orthopedists by calling (415) 353-2808; and pediatric pulmonologists by calling (415) 476-2072. The clinic is located at 1300 South Eliseo Drive, Suite 204.

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