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An email was sent out to all of our clients the first week of July.  If you have not received it, here is the letter in full:
Dear Patients and Families of Foster City Pediatrics,
For over 30 years, we have loved and enjoyed caring for our patients and families as a long-standing independent practice, … Continue reading

COVID-19 Pfizer Shots for 5-11 yr olds!

On October 29 the FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11 years old.  The CDC approved this on November 2 and we have begun scheduling appointments at our office. All the doctors at Foster City Pediatrics strongly recommend vaccinating children 5 years and up as it is the best way to overcome this pandemic.  … Continue reading

COVID Screening Questionnaires

Effective June 2, 2020 every patient and parent entering the office needs to complete the following questionnaire within 24 hours prior to the appointment.  If  you do not know your child’s medical record number, please put the name and birthdate.  If possible, … Continue reading

Telemedicine Well Child Visits

We are very excited to be offering Telemedicine Well Child appointments starting May 11. During this visit we will be able to accomplish the majority of what we do at a normal in-person Well Child Care visit with certain limitations due to the nature of video visits. … Continue reading

Dr. Jahan retires

Below is a letter from Dr. Valerie Jahan regarding her retirement on June 25, 2020.  We wish her all the best. 
Dear Patients and Parents,
It is with mixed emotion that I am writing to let you know that after almost thirty years of practice, … Continue reading

Coronavirus Update

UPDATE 06/24/2022
At long last, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized for emergency use (EUA) two COVID-19 vaccines for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  The FDA gave the green light on June 17 to both the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (for children 6 months to 4 years old) and the Moderna vaccine (for children 6 months to 5 years old). … Continue reading

We encourage parents of all our patients to register on  This site is recognized by the American Academy of Pediatrics as containing a wealth of reliable up-to-date information for kids from newborns to teens.  When you register you will enjoy a custom home page that features articles on topics appropriate for your child’s age and stage, … Continue reading

School Forms Policy

We are happy to complete any forms needed for school, camp or other activities.  Due to the high volume of forms we receive, please allow us 5-7 business days to return the form to you.  There is a $10 charge for each form that needs to be completed by a physician. … Continue reading