Encino Outpatient Center

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Why is it important to see pediatric specialists at the Encino Outpatient Center?

  • They are trained in treating childhood illnesses and injuries.
  • Their care is age-appropriate, helping children continue to achieve the important developmental milestones of childhood.
  • Their goal is family-centered care, treating parents as an integral part of the health care team.
  • They provide a care environment tailored to make children feel safe and protected.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles – Encino offers Board-certified and Board-eligible pediatric specialists from the following areas. More specialty areas being added soon.

Encino Location Map

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Pediatric Specialists

Endocrinology

Lily Chao, MD, MS
Roshanak Monzavi, MD

Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Edward Gomperts, MD

Nephrology

Carl Grushkin, MD

Neurology

Nancy Niparko, MD
Michele Van Hirtum-Das, MD

Orthopaedics

(Available in affiliation with Primary Care Sport Medicine.)
Lindsay Andras, MD
Rachel Goldstein, MD
Robert Kay, MD
Deirdre Ryan, MD
Curtis VandenBerg, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Jeffrey Upperman, MD
Juan Pelayo, MD
Kasper S. Wang, MD

Pulmonology

Eugene Sohn, MD

Urology

Steve Kim, MD, MSCE
Scott Sparks, MD

Public Transportation

The Metro provides public transportation around the San Fernando Valley area.

Laboratory Services

The Laboratory Services staff offer unparalleled expertise in pediatric phlebotomy and provide compassionate care while minimizing the sample size taken from pediatric patients. To ensure accurate and timely results, samples are transported several times a day to the main testing center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. All ages are welcome and no appointment is necessary.