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A partnership for health

Together, John Muir Health and Stanford Medicine Children's Health have formed a partnership to bring comprehensive children's specialty services closer to home for families in Contra Costa County and surrounding communities. This partnership was recently extended to 2032 to continue to meet the needs of patients in the East Bay. Through this partnership, families can see a Stanford Medicine Children's Health specialist locally with convenient specialty locations in BrentwoodLivermore, and Walnut Creek, orthopedics in Pleasant Hill and Pleasanton, and neurology in Pleasant Hill.

Experts in pediatric specialty care

In partnership with John Muir Health, Stanford pediatric specialists contribute to the outstanding care of your child. We offer over 20 pediatric specialties and services from some of the country’s top pediatric specialists without having to travel far from home. One of our newest physicians, ENT specialist Jocelyn Kohn, MD, discusses tonsillitis in children in a recent blog.

View our Children’s Specialty Services partnership with John Muir Health >

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Offering Children's Critical Care Services for your family

Through our collaboration with John Muir Health, your child can now receive expert care close to home at John Muir Health’s Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Learn more about John Muir Health's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) >

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Telehealth virtual visits offered

Through our partnership with John Muir Health, patients can now see Stanford Medicine Children’s Health specialists locally in the East Bay or virtually. Telehealth visits allow doctors, such as urologist William Kennedy, MD, and patients to meet virtually over a secure connection using smartphones, home computers or nearby medical offices.

Learn more about Dr. William Kennedy's 1,000 telehealth visits >

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Dr. Emily Stryker

Partner profile: Dr. Emily Stryker

Stanford specialists have access to world-leading research and breakthrough innovation. Meet our new gastroenterologist, Emily Stryker, MD, who brings deep expertise and the very latest treatments to our John Muir Health partnership.

Learn more about Dr. Emily Stryker >

Meet our physicians

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From orthopedics to neurology to cardiology and beyond, you’ll have access to experts in multiple specialties along with support services and the newest, most advanced therapies, technology and research available. Learn more about our specialists, who are dedicated to providing your child the best care close to home in Contra Costa County.

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Getting Here

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