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.

Special Announcement

We are sad to announce that Dr. Amy Lief will be leaving Stamford Pediatrics at the end of August as she has found an opportunity closer to her home which will allow her more time with her family. Dr. Lief has been a dedicated member of our physician team for over four years. She is an outstanding clinician and made many contributions to our practice during her tenure with us. Although she will be sorely missed by her patients and everyone at Stamford Pediatrics we wish her only the best in her future endeavors. Click here to read a letter from Dr. Lief.

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.

Medical Alerts

Measles Update – 2/4/2015

Dear Stamford Pediatric Families, Many of you may have heard about the Measles outbreak in California and other western states. The outbreak has officially reached the Northeast. The CDC is askingREAD MORE


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.
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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.

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