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Welcome Dr. Smith!

Dr. Bennett Smith joined our practice on August 10, 2020.  He is accepting new patients and works four days per week in our office.  His most recent role was as an Attending Physician in General Pediatrics at UH Rainbow Kids in the Sun and UH Rainbow Ashtabula Pediatrics in Ohio.  … 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

Reopening in person Well Child Visits

We now offer Well Child Check-ups in person in addition to Telemedicine Well Child visits for all children.  We are reserving the first 90 minutes for well babies under 2 years old in the mornings.  Prior to the in-person Well Child visit, … Continue reading

Saturday appointments

During the month of October, we will be open on Saturday mornings for flu shot clinic from 9 am – noon.  It is held outside to help safeguard your health and well-being.  All patients and their accompanying adult will still be screened for COVID prior to arrival. … 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

PPE status

UPDATE: 5/04/2020
We would like to express our deepest gratitude for those families who donated home-made and commercial masks, gloves, and goggles to our practice to help protect us and our valuable staff.  Thank you for your support. 
Thank You and Stay Safe, … Continue reading

Important Coronavirus Update

Update 4/3/2021
All Foster City Pediatrics physicians are offering in-person Well Child Check-ups for children of all ages and we encourage you to schedule one if your baby under 2 years old has not had one in the past 6 months or your older child has not had one in the last 12 months.  … Continue reading

HealthyChildren.org

We encourage parents of all our patients to register on www.healthychildren.org.  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