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San Luis Obispo Specialty Care Center

SLO LogoProviding children and families access to some of the world’s finest pediatric subspecialists in an environment that is close to home, the San Luis Obispo Specialty Care Center serves patients from San Luis Obispo County and the Central Coast.

The Center is a partnership between Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center and Specialty Medical Group (SMG), in affiliation with Valley Children’s Healthcare. In support of the region’s pediatricians, family practice and obstetrical physicians, SMG’s pediatric specialists provide care for newborns, children and adolescents with congenital, acquired and acute conditions.

Subspecialty Services


Our pediatric cardiologists are members of the Willson Heart Center at Valley Children’s Hospital which offers advanced technology and state-of-the-art therapeutics for congenital cardiovascular disease and pediatric acquired cardiovascular disease. Heart Center programs include: Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, the Cardiology Testing Center, and the Cardiopulmonary Laboratory.


Our pediatric endocrinologists specialize in the diagnosis and medical management of patients with endocrine (hormone) disorders. Commonly, these include growth disorders, pituitary gland abnormalities, thyroid disorders, adrenal gland abnormalities and disorders of puberty.


Our pediatric gastroenterologists specialize in the diagnosis and management of infants, children and adolescents with gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders. The practice treats many conditions such as unspecified abdominal pain, esophageal reflux, gastritis, gastrointestinal bleeding, esophagitis and irritable bowel syndrome.

Scheduling and Referring

Pediatric Subspecialists from SMG see patients in San Luis Obispo on the second Friday of every month. Referring physicians and their staff can schedule appointments for their patients through Sierra Vista via their pediatric specialty service line. Doctors can also contact pediatric subspecialists at any time through the Children’s Access Center at Valley Children’s.

Children’s Access Center

24/7 access for referring physicians

(866) 353-KIDS (5437)

Sierra Vista Pediatric Specialty Service Line

(805) 546-7692

Address: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
                 1010 Murray Ave.
                 San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Children’s Physician Liaison: (559) 353-7229

Other Services at Sierra Vista

Valley Children’s Healthcare provides echocardiogram (ECHO) readings, via a telemedicine relationship, with Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center. Our pediatric cardiologists – members of the Willson Heart Center at Children’s – analyze and interpret ECHOs, transmitted from Sierra Vista for their Level III NICU as well as other pediatric patients with congenital and pediatric acquired cardiovascular disease.
Children’s also partners with Sierra Vista to offer education to physicians.

To receive information about our Pediatric Symposium Series and the courses we offer in San Luis Obispo and throughout Central California, please call 559-353-6621 or e-mail