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Children’s Health Center

Children’s Health Center 2019-02-07T17:03:25-08:00

The Children’s Health Center provides comprehensive, high-quality pediatric care for children adolescents, and young adults from birth up to age 21.  Our children’s health services include primary care for infants, children, teenagers and young adults 6 days per week including evenings and Saturdays.  We also provide comprehensive pediatric and adolescent urgent care services 365 days a year on a drop-in basis for all children and teens regardless of clinic affiliation.

Other specialized children’s health 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. For teens and young adults, available service include general physicals, sports physicals, school physicals, weight management, and provide nutritional counseling, immunizations, and reproductive health care such as birth control, and screening for sexually transmitted infection including HIV.

The Children’s Health Center provides on-site pediatric specialty care for asthma, cardiology, dermatology, developmental pediatrics, neurology, urology, and obesity/healthy lifestyles. Our clinic also provides a tattoo removal program and mental health evaluations, referrals, and management including conditions such as depression and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Other specialties may be available at SFGH in partnership with our adult medical colleagues.


  • Location: Zuckerberg San Francisco General, 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:

Pediatric Urgent Care:

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

Hours of Operation:

Primary Care:

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
8:00AM – 8:00PM 9:00AM – 8:00PM 8:00AM – 8:00PM 8:00AM – 8:00PM 8:00AM – 6:00PM 9:00AM – 5:00PM CLOSED

Closed during Christmas and New Years Day. View: San Francisco City Holidays.


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.



Shon Jain, MD

Medical Director

Deirdre McAllister

Nurse Manager

Milagros Ramos

Practice Manager

Ellen Laves, MD

Associate Medical Director

Kathryn Margolis

Director, Behavioral Health Team

Jennie Trinh

Senior Unit Clerk

Tonia Vega

Charge Nurse