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.

Medical Alerts

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Meningococcal Group B - New Vaccine For Teenagers and Young Adults Now Available – College Students should come during break 11-11-15

Stamford Pediatrics now has Bexsero Meningococcal Group B Vaccine available for teenagers and young adults.  On June 24, 2015, The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted to recommend the use of MenB vaccines in adolescents and young adults to help prevent MenB disease. This vaccine is in addition to the meningococcal vaccine (Menactra) your child has already received.  MenB covers only the B strain which is responsible for 33% of cases and responsible for the 3 most recent local outbreaks at Yale, Princeton and Providence College. The recommendation is for the MenB vaccine series to be administered to adolescents and young adults starting at age 16 to provide short-term protection against most strains of MenB disease. The vaccine is a two shot series with a booster recommended one month after the first dose.  If your child will not be in town for the booster, they can receive it the next time they are home. Many colleges are requiring or recommending the vaccine.  Please check if your college student has received this vaccine at school.  If your student has not received the vaccine at school, we recommend they come in for the vaccine while home on school break. Your son or daughter may come in during shot hours to receive the vaccine.  Shot hours in both office are Monday through Friday from 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. If your child is 16 or older and coming in soon for a scheduled check-up, the vaccine can be given at the appointment. Click here for Vaccine Information Statement
Auvi-Q Recalled 10-29-15

Auvi-Q Recalled 10-29-15

Auvi-Q is an emergency medication which is used to treat anaphylactic allergic reactions. A press report from Sanofi Pasteur released last night alerted the public to issues with Auvi-Q. The product may have inaccurate dose delivery. This could lead to under dosing and thus potentially life threatening under-treated allergic reactions. If your child has Auvi-Q, please contact our office so we can order Epi-pens for you at the pharmacy of your choice.

Exciting News from Stamford Pediatrics!

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Saima Jafri will be joining our practice on a full time basis starting in November. Some of you may have met Dr. Jafri over the summer and fall as she has been helping us while Dr. Rommeney was away on maternity leave. Dr. Jafri is an experienced pediatrician practicing general pediatrics for more than 12 years. Read more about Dr. Jafri here

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Update – 11/20/15

Patients and families of Stamford Pediatric Associates,

We hope everyone is having a healthy fall season.

Below are dates for additional flu clinics in December in both offices. We have flu vaccine available. We currently do not have flu mist nasal vaccine available. We may or may not receive more flu mist. If we have flu mist when your child arrives for the appointment, we can give it to you.

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.

Clinics will be held on the following dates:

Stamford Office
Friday, December 4
Darien Office
Wednesday, December 2

Please call to schedule an appointment.

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.

Holiday Hours

To all Stamford Pediatric Families,

We hope everyone is enjoying the fall season. We would like to take this opportunity to remind all of our families that we are available to help and serve your needs during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Please see below, for office hours during the upcoming holiday. Also remember that throughout the entire year our doctors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you even if the office is not open. We can provide your family advice and information over the phone as needed.


Thursday, November 26, 2015 there will be a doctor on call to answer any questions or concerns.  They will also be able to make arrangements for a doctor to see your child in the office if necessary during the early morning hours.  There are no walk-in hours on holidays.

Friday, November 27, 2015 both offices will be open for limited morning hours.  There will be walk-in, which is for sick children only from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in both locations.  The office will also be open for newborn visits, re-check appointments and any sick children who need to be seen.  If your child is sick and you cannot make the walk-in hour, please call our office at 8:30 a.m. to schedule an appointment.

Saturday, November 28, 2015 the Stamford office will be open for sick, emergency visits starting at 8:30 a.m.  Please call our office at 8:30 a.m. to schedule an appointment for the morning hours.  There are no walk-in hours on Saturdays or Sundays.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 there will be a doctor on call to answer any questions or concerns.  They will also be able to make arrangements for a doctor to see your child in the office if necessary during the morning hours.  There are no walk-in hours on Saturdays or Sundays


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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.


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