Peninsula Pediatric Medical Group Joins Packard Children’s Health Alliance

For Release: November 29, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.  — Packard Children’s Health Alliance announced today that the Peninsula Pediatric Medical Group has joined their fast-growing network of care.

“This is wonderful news,” said Kim Roberts, chief executive officer of the Packard Children’s Health Alliance, the medical network of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. “The Peninsula Pediatric Medical Group is known throughout the region for dedicated and compassionate service, and we’re excited to have them join our team.” Added William Kennedy, MD, president of the Packard Children’s Health Alliance board, “The addition of Peninsula Pediatric Medical Group furthers our objective of working with the highest quality providers of care to children and expectant mothers, and in the local areas where our families reside.” 

With offices in Burlingame and San Mateo, the Peninsula Pediatric Medical Group is comprised of 11 top pediatricians and has been serving the Bay Area for generations. “We deliver a full range of services for infants, children and teens, including wellness checkups, immunizations, and all types of preventive and medical services,” said Mark Showen, MD. The team also provides advice on nutrition, safety, emotional wellness, and growth and development.

“Helping families foster a lifetime of good health is what we do,” said Showen, “and joining the Packard Children’s Health Alliance furthers that goal. It’s a name that’s synonymous with world-class care, and we’re proud to be a part of their network.”

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About the Packard Children’s Health Alliance

Packard Children's Health Alliance is an independent, nonprofit corporation whose members include outstanding primary care pediatricians, obstetrician/gynecologists and specialty care providers throughout the California Bay Area. The Alliance is closely affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Stanford School of Medicine, creating a premiere network of top-performing physicians. We provide quality support, credentialing and business management for providers, so that they can concentrate on providing outstanding care. Through the Packard Children's Health Alliance, patients have convenient access to a growing network of more than 400 top-rated primary care and specialty physicians and clinicians. With offices and clinics from San Jose to the East Bay and Peninsula, the Packard Children's Health Alliance is the highest standard of care and convenience for patients, families and physicians.

About Stanford Medicine Children's Health

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford at its center, is the Bay Area’s largest health care system exclusively dedicated to children and expectant mothers. Our network of care includes more than 65 locations across Northern California and more than 85 locations in the U.S. Western region. Along with Stanford Health Care and the Stanford School of Medicine, we are part of Stanford Medicine, an ecosystem harnessing the potential of biomedicine through collaborative research, education, and clinical care to improve health outcomes around the world. We are a nonprofit organization committed to supporting the community through meaningful outreach programs and services and providing necessary medical care to families, regardless of their ability to pay. Discover more at