Kalmanovitz Child Development Center
The Kalmanovitz Child Development Center provides comprehensive developmental assessment and treatment programs for infants, preschoolers, school-age children, and families. In existence for more than 50 years, we are the largest multi-disciplinary clinic of this kind in Northern California, providing approximately 18,000 visits per year. Our staff is committed to meeting the needs of every child and family we serve.
We provide diagnostic and treatment services for children at risk or who manifest developmental delays and/or disabilities, and for children with other special needs. A multi-disciplinary team assists families and professionals with recommendations about the child’s developmental, behavioral and learning needs by providing diagnostic information, treatment options, consultation, continuity of service, and support for parents.
All services are provided by a highly trained, caring staff of child development experts. The Center has bilingual staff in Spanish for most services, and interpreter services are available in a variety of languages for all services. We offer:
- Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics
- Early Intervention/Parent Infant Program
- Educational Therapy
- Feeding Therapy/Groups
- Learning Assessments
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Psychology / Psychiatry
- Social Skills Groups
- Speech Therapy
- Call us to schedule an appointment or learn more: (415) 600-6200
- Our front office staff will discuss the reason for the referral and collect demographic information
- Intake staff will then work with you to gather additional information, send forms, discuss insurance/payment options, and assist with scheduling
Whitney Newborn Follow-up Clinic
The Whitney Newborn Follow-up Clinic is part of the Kalmanovitz Child Development Center. This is a weekly clinic for graduates of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, mandated by California Children's Services (CCS) to monitor the child's development. Patients are evaluated by a neonatologist/nurse practitioner and a developmental specialist, including one or more of the following: infant developmentalist, physical therapist, occupational therapist and, if indicated, a pediatric neurologist. A social worker is available to assist the parents with resources and provide support. Patients are seen three times during their first three years. For additional information please contact the clinic at (415) 600-0830.
The feeding clinic uses a multi-disciplinary team of feeding therapists, behavior therapists and a pediatric registered dietitian to address numerous feeding-related issues. The clinic accepts referrals for newborns to children eight years of age. Exceptions are sometimes made for patients outside this age range; please contact the clinic coordinator for more information. To refer to our clinic, the family and/or pediatrician can call the feeding clinic coordinator at (415) 600-2378.
Additional Child Development Programs
Many specialty programs are provided at the Kalmanovitz Child Development Center. Learn more about these specialty child development programs and consultations.
Pediatrics at California Pacific Medical Center
California Pacific Medical Center, a San Francisco hospital that is part of the Sutter Health network, offers pediatric care to babies, young children, and adolescents to age 18 through our network of primary and specialty care pediatricians. Our doctors provide care at clinics throughout the Bay Area and at our hospital inpatient units.
Support for the Kalmanovitz Child Development Center is provided by generous donors. Learn more about the CPMC Foundation.
1625 Van Ness, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
1580 Valencia Street #701
San Francisco, CA 94110
4000 Civic Center Dr., #210
San Rafael, CA 94903
San Mateo Location
101 North El Camino Real, Suite 1
San Mateo, CA 94403
Developmental Feeding Clinic
Whitney Newborn Clinic
- Barbara Bennett, M.D.
- Suzanne Giraudo, EdD
- Karen Kovac Norman, OTR/L, Manager, West Bay