Welcome To Stamdord Pediatric Associates

Making A Difference In The Lives of Children And Families

Confirmations by Text and Email

Our system at Stamford Pediatrics will send you text and/or email messages to remind you of your upcoming appointments so you don't miss one!

Register To Our Patient Portal

Stamford Pediatrics is excited to offer the FollowMyHealth™ patient portal.

Schedule a COVID-19 Vaccine for a Child

We have all the information you need to schedule your COVID vaccine for your child.

Symptom Checker

Doing a little research before you call our office? Our symptom checker is a great way to get answers to many common questions.

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Located in Stamford, CT and Darien, CT, Stamford Pediatrics has been helping patients for over
50 years.

We are very proud to be known for providing high quality care to our patients.

Stamford Pediatric Associates takes pride in keeping up with the latest medical information. All of our physicians attend a minimum of twenty-five hours of Continuing Medical Education yearly. Multiple of our physicians have been recognized as part of the Connecticut Top Doctors 2021.

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.

COVID-19 Resource Center

We have all the answers to your most commonly asked questions. If you don't find the answer you are looking for, please contact us at Stamford Office, 203-324-4109 or Darien Office, 203-655-3307.

September 2022 COVID-19 Update

COVID Vaccine Update for 6mos.- 4 year olds

COVID vaccines are now available for all infants and children older than 6 months of age.

The physicians at Stamford Pediatrics uniformly endorse and encourage COVID-19 vaccination in all of our patients greater than 6 months of age. Both vaccines are safe and effective. Stamford Pediatrics is not currently administering COVID vaccine to any age group due to staffing and space constraints. Many options are available for getting your child vaccinated.

Vaccine Administration Sites

Stamford Pediatric Associates does not currently administer COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Pfizer and Moderna are both approved and available.
  • Pfizer 3 dose series, 3-8 wks between doses #1 and #2, 8 wks between doses #2 and #3.
  • Moderna 2 dose series, 4-8 weeks between doses #1 and #2
  • Side effect profile is similar to other age groups, most common being: fever, chills, tiredness, headache
  • Booster shots beyond the above recommended primary series have not been approved
  • There are very few contraindications to vaccination (i.e. current COVID illness, current fever)
  • COVID vaccines can be given at the same time as other routine vaccines

Frequently Asked Questions

Monkeypox in Children

Monkeypox is a rare infectious disease caused by monkeypox virus. The virus is now slowly spreading in the pediatric population.  This FAQ sheet provides practical information about the virus.

Featured Article

What You Need To Know About Polio and the Recent Outbreak in New York

Stamford Pediatrics administers IPV, the injected form of Polio vaccine to all of our patients starting at 2 months of age. There is no cure for Polio, thus prevention is critical.  Please see the attached articles for detailed information.

Health News & Updates

How to Choose the Right Size Bike & Helmet: Tips for Parents

October 3, 2022

A bicycle that’s the wrong size for your child can be more than just uncomfortable. A bike that’s too big or too small can cause them to lose control and get hurt. Making sure their helmet is the right size for them is also important to protect against injuries. Tips to help your child’s bike…

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Selecting Healthy Snacks for Toddlers

September 25, 2022

Toddlers use a lot of energy to grow and play, and their little stomachs can’t hold enough food to keep them from getting hungry between meals. Many young children need both a morning and an afternoon snack. These should be timed so they will still be hungry for lunch and dinner. Snacks should include a…

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Newly Updated Family Media Plan Helps Balance Screen Time With Other Activities

September 15, 2022

Media Family Plans: A Great Way To Get Control Of Screens Without Arguments

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Helmets: They are not just for bike riding!

September 1, 2022

Bike Riding & Beyond: 4 Times Your Kids Should Wear Helmets 1. Bike riding While bicycle riding is a fun way to exercise and get around, about 26,000 kids go to emergency departments with head injuries each year. Wearing a helmet can decrease the risk of head injuries by about 85% and facial injuries by…

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Advice for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

July 14, 2022

Advice for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event Two Guides For Parents, Caregivers, And Teachers After any disaster or crisis, families struggle with what they should say to children and what’s best not to share with them. Here are two helpful guides filled with tips and age-based…

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COVID Testing

July 7, 2022

Antigen testing is the home version, PCR testing is what is done in hospitals and labs There is NO need to get confirmation PCR if your child was exposed, has symptoms and tested positive on a rapid home test. Rapid test kits are very helpful if positive.  There are some false negatives.  If you suspect COVID and…

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Return To Sports Post COVID Infection

June 19, 2022

Applies to athletes >12 years old with NO known heart disease. If your team/school requires a clearance form we are happy to help. We have received a large volume of requests and are trying to accommodate everyone as quickly as possible. To expedite this process, we are offering clearance via a phone visit. You can…

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COVID-19 Update | June 2022

June 1, 2022

COVID Testing Fee Update Government funding for free COVID testing is running out. Some providers have run out of funds entirely while some providers will be running out shortly. Therefore, you may start being charged as part of your insurance benefit, similar to the cost of any other lab test. If you don’t have insurance, you…

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About National Infant Formula Shortages

February 26, 2022

Dear Stamford Pediatrics Families, Regarding the shortage of infant formula, we completely understand your frustration, and we feel just as frustrated and helpless as you do. Formula samples of all types are nearly depleted in both of our offices with no sign of replenishment in the near future despite our continuing best efforts. Please read…

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COVID Vaccine Booster Update For Patients 12 To 17 Years Old

November 24, 2021

Stamford Pediatric Associates endorses and encourages the FDA-authorized Pfizer booster for 16 and 17 year olds six months after completion of their two-dose primary series. For more information about COVID 19 vaccinations click the link below. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously on November 2nd 2021 to…

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Office Protocols & Safety

To protect the health and safety of our patients and staff we cannot accommodate walk-ins at any time.

All caregivers and children above 3 years old must wear a mask or face covering when in the office. Masks are available for purchase.

Exam rooms and all equipment are cleaned and sanitized between each visit.

Patients go directly into rooms as much as possible. We are minimizing the use of waiting rooms in both locations.

If any parent or child does not feel well on the day of their check-up appointment, please call the office for guidance.

All staff are wearing masks and following health guidelines.

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