Down Syndrome Center - San Diego, California
Down Syndrome Center
Rady Children's Hospital
8010 Frost Street, Suite 602
San Diego, CA
Phone: 858-966-5840 (genetics dept)

The Pediatric Down Syndrome Center

The Down Syndrome Center improves the consistency of care for children with Down syndrome, serves as a resource to other medical professionals and strengthens the social network for families.

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life for children with Down syndrome and their families by offering coordinated assessments, connections to resources, education and advocacy.

The Down Syndrome Center Team

Rady Children's Hospital multidisciplinary Down Syndrome Center provides assessments, recommendations and case management. Lynne Bird, M.D. is director of the Center and specializes in Pediatric Clinical Genetics. The Down Syndrome Center team includes the following specialists/providers: Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Speech-Language Pathologist , Developmental Specialist, Dentist, Otolaryngologist (ENT), Ophthalmologist, Cardiologist, Genetics Counselor Case Manager and volunteer Family Advocates.

Some of the Services Offered

Implementation of AAP guidelines
Multidisciplinary assessment
Genetic counseling
Comprehensive case management
Patient advocacy
Social services
Connect families to existing community agencies for educational and therapeutic interventions

For appointments, call the Genetics Dept.:
Phone: 858-966-5840
Fax: 858-966-8550

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