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Expert Pediatric Dermatology Care—Close To Home

For parents in Contra Costa County and surrounding communities, having a child with a complex medical condition used to mean spending lots of time traveling all over the Bay Area for visits with children’s specialists. 

Through our collaboration with Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, we evaluate and manage both common and complex skin conditions in children and teens of all ages—right here, close to home.    

In addition to your pediatric dermatologist, your child’s care team may also include nurses and other healthcare providers—all who have advanced training in specifically treating children and teens.    

Meet Your Doctor

shehla admani

Shehla Admani, MD

Pediatric Dermatology

The most enjoyable part of my job is being a detective. A patient comes in with symptoms and I help figure out what is causing their problem and then create a care plan to help treat it. With children you can make a really big impact on their lives. Whether it's sunscreen or skin care, I like to help build healthy habits in children that they can carry with them through their entire lives.

The great thing about dermatology is that everything we are dealing with we can see with our eyes. Not only can I see it but the patient can see it too. Most medical conditions take place only inside the body where the patient can't see the progress. When things are working in dermatology, I know it and they know it. You get to really see the results with your own eyes and that's very rewarding.

106 La Casa Via #100
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

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Dawn Siegel MD

Pediatric Dermatology

As a doctor, my approach is to build trusted partnerships with families and children so that I can understand their treatment goals and help them achieve these goals in ways that are most comfortable for them. It’s important to me that both parents and children feel heard and understood. It is a joy to care for kids as they grow -- from infants to children to successful teens. Having a skin condition can be challenging. I love helping kids have healthy skin so they can focus on having fun!

106 La Casa Via #100,
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Phone: (925) 239-2900

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What Our Partnership With Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Means For Your Family

Your pediatrician referred you to us, and we want you to know that you’re in good hands. Our collaboration marries the best of two worlds for our patients and their families by bringing Stanford Medicine Children's Health expertise and innovation into a community-based setting that keeps families close to home. Together, our partnership provides:

  • Expert Care from Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Doctors: From office visits to hospital procedures and stays at our Walnut Creek Medical Center, you can rest easy knowing that your child will be cared for by some of the nation’s top pediatric specialists—without having to travel to outside of the East Bay.
  • Comprehensive Care, Conveniently Close: Any hospital-based services your child may need—ranging from simple blood work and imaging to infusion therapies—can all be conveniently done at our Walnut Creek Medical Center by staff who are highly trained in treating children of all ages, using specialized equipment designed just for children. 
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU): If your child requires complex care, you’ll have the added peace of mind that our PICU—staffed 24/7 by Stanford Medicine Children’s Health doctors and John Muir Health nurses and other care providers—is right here at our Walnut Creek Medical Center. Learn more about our PICU.

Learn more about Stanford Medicine Children’s Health and our partnership.