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International Adoption Medical Clinic

In the U.S. and Canada there are international adoption medical clinics that can be good resources for international medical and health information. They can help you both after a referral but before you accept a child and can help you after you return to the U.S.

International Adoption Medical Information Clinic

Please note that the following  represents only a partial list of possible resources that you may find helpful. A listing below does not reflect our endorsement or a recommendation that you should call one of these clinics.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Jennifer Nobles Chambers, MD, MPH&TM
UAB International Adoption Clinic, Director
MTC 201
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233-1711
Phone: (205) 939-6964


International Adoption Clinic
Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland
Nancy Curtis MD
Carina Grandison Ph.D.
747 Fifty Second Street
Oakland, California 94609
Ph: 510-428-3010


Miller Children's Hospital
Stramski Developmental Center
International Adoption Program
Gary Feldman, M.D.
2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
Phone: 562-424-4815


Yale University International Adoption Clinic
Carol Weitzman, M.D.
464 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
(203)737 1623


District of Columbia
Georgetown University
Child Development Center, Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine
International Adoptions Health Resource Center
Dr. Nina Scribanu, MD
3307 M St NW,
Washington, DC 2007
Tel: (202) 687-8635 Fax: (202) 687-8899


Emory University School of Medicine - Pediatrics Department
International Adoption Research
Dr. Pakula, Director of the International Adoption Center
Marcus Institute
1920 Briarcliff Rd.
Atlanta, GA. 30329

Internaional Medical Clinics
Dr. Mel J. Colon
5979 Buford Highway
International Plaza
Suite B-4
Doraville, Georgia 30340
Telephone:   +1 678 547 0000


University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital International Adoption Clinic
International Adoption Clinic

5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
phone: (773) 702-6169


International Adoption Clinic
Riley Hospital
Dr. John Christenson, Dr. Julie Keck, Dr. Maria Finnell
ROC RI 4380 702, Barnhill Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
phone: 317-274-7260


Pediatric International Adoption Clinic
St. Vincent Pediatric Rehabilitation Center
Christopher Belcher, M.D., F.A.A.P,. Fernando Escobar, M.D
1707 West 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-338-5288 Fax: 317-415-5580


Maine Medical Center
Nataniel James
22 Bramhal Street
Portland, Maine  04101
Tel: 207-871-0111


International Adoption Clinic of Kennedy Krieger Institute & Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Tel: 443-923-9402


New England Medical Center
International Adoption Clinic
The Floating Hospital
Dr. Laurie Miller
750 Washington Street, Box 286
Boston, Massachusetts 02111
Tel: 617-636-8121

Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Adoption Program, Children's Hospital
Lisa Albers, MD, MPH and Kay Seligsohn, PhD
300 Longwood Avenue,
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Tel: (617) 355-5209; Fax: (617) 730-5529


St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Dr. Jerry Jenista

551 Second St
Ann Arbor, Michigan


University of Minnesota
International Adoption Clinic
420 Delaware Street NE, Box 211
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Tel: 612-626-2928


St. Louis University School of Medicine
Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
F.A.C.E.S. (Foreign Adoption Clinic and Educational Services)
Jennifer S. Ladage, MD
1465 S. Grand Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63104
(314) 577-5643; (314) 268-4028 (fax)


Edward M. Kolb, M.D.
International Adoption Medical Consultants
13110 Birch Drive
Suite 148, Box 366
Omaha, NE 68164
Phone:(402) 680-3269


New York
International Pediatric Health Services (PLLC)
Dr. Jane Aronson
International Pediatric Health Services, PLLC
151 East 62nd Street, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-207-6666
Fax: 212-207-6665


Schneider Children's Hospital
Andrew Adesman, MD
Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics1983 Marcus Ave, Suite 130
Lake Success NY 11042
Telephone: 516-802-6150
Fax: 516-616-5801


The International Adoption Center
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7036
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
Barbee Sjödahl
Phone: (513) 636-2877, option 2
(800) 344-CHMC (2462), ask for ext. 62877, option 2
Fax: (513) 636-6936

Columbus Children's Hospital (Ohio State University)
Dwight A. Powell, MD
Director, International Adoption Clinic
700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205
Columbus, Ohio
Phone: (614) 722-4459

Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Rainbow Center for International Child Health
Adoption Health Service
Director: Dr. Karen Olness
11100 Euclid Avenue, Mail Stop 6038
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-6038
(216) 844-3224

Adoption Center of Akron Children's Hospital
Director: Ellen Kempf, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Two Perkins Square, Suite 6300
Akron, OH 44308-1062
800-262-0333, ext. 33550 Fax: 330-543-3512


OHSU Adoption Health Services
Medical Director/Adoption Medicine Specialist: Meg Hayes, MD
Program Manager: Mary Masterson, MPH, MPA
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Mailcode: FM
Portland, Oregon 97239-3098
Phone: 503-494-5445


Ontario, Canada
Canadian Clinic for Adopted Children
Dr. Angelo Simone
2338 Hurontario Street, Suite 200
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Tel: 905-848-8303

St. Michael's Hospital
Dr. Anna Banerji, MD, MPH, FRCC, DTM&H
Pediatric Infectious & Tropical Disease
St. Michael's Hospital
Pediatric Ambulatory Clinic
61 Queen Street East, 2nd floor
Toronto, ON M5C 2T2
Tel: 416-867-3655


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
International Adoption Health Program

34th St. and Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Dr. Alyssa Harrison
Dr. Gail Farber
Phone 267-426-5005


Rhode Island
Hasbro Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric ID
International Adoption Clinic
593 Eddy Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
(401) 444-8360


Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin
(5th Floor, Suite 550, Feigin Center)
Houston, Texas 77030
Tel: 832-824-1038 or 1-866-824-5437 (TCH KIDS)


Inova Fairfax Hospital
Dr. Patrick Mason
International Adoption Center
8505 Arlington Blvd. Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22031
Tel: 703-970-2651

University of Virginia Children's Hospital International Adoption Clinic
Dr. Mark Mendelsohn
Dr. Linda Waggoner-Fountain
Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center.
Department of Pediatrics
P.O. Box 800386
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0386
Phone: 434-924-9130


Julia M. Bledsoe, MD, FAAP
Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. International Adoption Medicine
Pediatric Care Center
4245 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, Washington 98105-6920
Phone: (206) 598-3000