Pediatrics (Children's Health)

Find your pediatrician at Scripps Health

Find your child a pediatrician at Scripps Health in San Diego.

Dr. Sivathilaka Ganesh, Pediatrics, Scripps Coastal Medical Center

Find your pediatrician at Scripps Health

Our pediatricians provide expert care for your children at every stage of life, from birth through adolescence. You can access expert pediatric care at Scripps Clinic, Scripps Coastal Medical Center or one of our affiliated medical groups. We know that you want the best for your children, and we value your trust.


Find a pediatrician

Find a pediatrician

Choose from hundreds of pediatricians at convenient locations throughout San Diego.

Convenient pediatric care

Scripps pediatricians have offices throughout San Diego county.

Convenient pediatric care

  • Specially trained pediatricians to manage the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of children through every stage of development
  • Referrals to pediatric specialists at Rady Children’s Hospital
  • Early morning, evening and weekend hours at many locations
  • Same-day, walk-in pediatric care at Scripps HealthExpress

Parenting support

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Parenting support

The Parent Connection is San Diego’s largest parenting support group. The organization brings San Diego families together to provide support, enjoy social activities and build lasting relationships. Learn more about The Parent Connection.

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Scripps Health offers a wide variety of pediatric services.

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Choosing the best doctor for your child

Our pediatricians are specially trained to provide primary care to infants, children and teens. They can help keep your child healthy, ensure important developmental milestones are reached and coordinate care with specialists if needed.


Pediatricians provide many services, including:


  • Newborn and infant care
  • Wellness visits
  • Adolescent care
  • Camp, school and sports physicals
  • Developmental, hearing and vision screenings
  • Immunizations
  • Routine lab work
  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness
  • Education on health choices you will need to make for your child
  • International travel preparation
  • Consultation on school or behavioral issues
  • International adoption consultations
  • Prenatal visits for first-time parents
  • Allergy or asthma conditions
  • Lactation consultations
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Circumcisions


Our pediatric experts partner with you throughout your child's life. They understand your parenting style and family dynamics. Scripps pediatricians listen closely to your parenting concerns.


If you’re choosing a pediatrician for the first time, we recommend you begin the process to select a pediatric medicine specialist in your third trimester. Don’t hesitate to ask as many questions as you need to be sure you’ve found the right doctor.

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