Welcome to Stamford Pediatrics

Whether you are new to the practice or we have been caring for your children for years, it is our pleasure and honor to care for your family. We are proud of the practice and are pleased you have selected us. Our site is organized into several sections with useful information for both existing and prospective patients.


Seasonal Flu Vaccine Update – 12/1/16

Flu clinics started the week of September 5. Below we have added additional flu clinic dates. Please call to make your flu vaccine appointment.

If your child has a check-up scheduled soon, you do not need to come to a flu clinic. Your child will get the flu vaccine at the check-up appointment.

Additional Flu Clinics will be held on the following dates:

Stamford Office

Friday, December 16
Thursday, December 22

Darien Office

Tuesday, December 20
Wednesday, December 28

Please call to schedule an appointment.

Survey Results

Last summer, we surveyed patients in both offices about their experiences with our Practice.

View the Survey Results and Improvement Plans for Both Offices Here

Physician Recognition

We are proud to announce that Dr. Henkind was recently awarded Stamford Hospital’s Physician of the Quarter. She has also been listed in Connecticut Magazine’s Top Doc Issue for the fifth year in a row.


Book of the Month – Chrysanthemum

Reading Aloud: A Pathway to Talking about Feelings With Young Children
Fall is officially here, and its cooler days and longer nights provide a great opportunity to curl up and read with your pre-schooler. In my work as a parenting consultant, I often encourage parents to read books with their young children as a way to facilitate discussions about difficult feelings their children may have. Direct conversations about their own feelings are sometimes difficult for children, and books can be a useful aid.
Click here for the full book review.
For all our book reviews, click here.


New Mom’s Group

The New Mom’s Support Group is a bi-monthly informal meeting for moms of newborns held every other Wednesday from 1 pm to 2 pm in our Darien office. The goal of this group is to assist in making this exciting but scary and exhausting period in a parent’s life as fulfilling as possible and to serve as a support system. It is a place to share concerns, questions, and experiences.
Click here for more info and dates for the upcoming events.

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Patient Centered Medical Home

pateint-centered-medical-homeWe are proud to announce that Stamford Pediatric Associates is a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), as accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). As a NCQA-Recognized medical home we ensure that systems and processes are in place to meet nationally recognized standards for delivering high-quality care. As your medical home, we will work together as a team to meet all your healthcare needs.


Why keep your child in a rear facing car seat until 2 years old? Watch this video and you’ll be convinced!

Safe Sleeping Tips from the AAP – Please click here to download this important flyer.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Keeping Children Safe on Airplanes - A whopping 35% of all reported airline injuries are attributed to children 2 years old and younger who are “lapped” instead of having their own seat. The two high risk times were during turbulence and food service. Nearly 40% of injuries were burns from hot liquids. So, if you’re going to lap your child please […]
  • Is Your Baby at Risk for SIDS? - SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome is the most common cause of death for infants between 1 month and 1 year of age.  SIDS is associated with certain sleep positions and environments. A recent study showed that a majority of parents placed their babies in unsafe sleep environments, increasing the risk of death.  Most parents placed their child at […]
  • The HPV Vaccine Can Prevent 28,500 Cases of HPV Related Cancer Cases Each Year - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most of the 30,000 cases of cancers each year linked to the HPV virus could be prevented by the nine valent HPV vaccine.  HPV causes cervical, vulvar, vaginal, penile, oropharyngeal, anal, and rectal cancers.  About 59 percent of those affected with HPV related cancers are female.    The American Academy […]