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. We also have a Teen and Young Adult Health Center.

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.


  • Location: San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, Main Building 5, 6th floor, 6M
  • Phone number for routine clinical issues: (415) 206-8383
  • Phone number for patient appointments: (415) 206-8376

We Have Staff Who Speak:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Vietnamese
  • Thai
  • Tagalog

Hours of Operation:

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
8:00AM – 10:00PM 9:00AM – 10:00PM 8:00AM – 10:00PM 8:00AM – 10:00PM 8:00AM – 10:00PM 9:00AM – 5:00PM 9:00AM – 5:00PM

The clinic will have holiday hours on:

  • Thursday, November 26th through Sunday, November 29th open 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, December 24th open 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Friday, December 24th through Sunday, December 27th open 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, December 31st open 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Friday, January 1st through Sunday, January 3rd open 9:00am – 5:00pm


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.



Medical Director
Dierdre McAllister
Nurse Manager

Providers with Privileges:

Jessica Axelrod
Nurse Practitioner
Alice Chan
Nurse Practitioner
Karen Duderstadt
Nurse Practitioner
Marisa Duncan
Nurse Practitioner
Kimberlee Honda
Nurse Practitioner
Susan Houser
Nurse Practitioner
Mary Anne Israel
Nurse Practitioner
Victoria Keeton
Nurse Practitioner
Janis Mandac-Dy
Nurse Practitioner
Andrea Shah
Nurse Practitioner
Pallavi Sheth
Nurse Practitioner
Bret Taber
Physician Assistant
Eliza Hayes Bakken
Primary Care Physician
Mabel Chan
Primary Care Physician
Tonya Chaffee
Primary Care Physician
Eleanor Chung
Primary Care Physician
Edward Cruz
Primary Care Physician
Naomi Bardach
Urgent Care Physician
Amy Beck
Urgent Care Physician
Taylor Clark
Urgent Care Physician
David Gordon
Urgent Care Physician
Jamal Harris
Urgent Care Physician
Shonul Jain
Urgent Care Physician
Ellen Laves
Urgent Care Physician
Andrea Marmor
Urgent Care Physician
Holly Martin
Urgent Care Physician
Thomas Newman
Urgent Care Physician