Office Hours

By appointment only
Monday-Friday: 9am - 5:15pm
Saturday: 10-
Sunday: closed


(562) 426-5551


2921 Redondo Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806

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About PMC

The Pediatric Medical Center provides comprehensive medical care for patients from birth through college with special expertise in:

  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Learning Disorders
  • Allergy Diagnosis & Management
  • Complex Diagnostic & Management Problems

Learn more about PMC


John H. Samson, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Michael L. Goodin, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Louis P. Theriot, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Peter W. Welty, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Lori Livingston, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Brinda Singh, M.D., F.A.A.P.


The center was originally founded by H. Milton Van Dyke, M.D., F.A.A.P. in 1933. Subsequently it was directed by Richard D. DeGolla, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Alexander Van Dyke, M.D., F.A.A.P.

The current office location was opened in 1963 and originally designed by renowned architect Edward Killingsworth. He was essential to the Southern California Mid-Century architectural movement.

Fever…From A Urinary Tract Infection

Louis P. Theriot, M.D., F.A.A.P.

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    What’s Up Doc?

    A clinical report on infant sleep machines, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation for immersion in water during labor and delivery. Continue reading »

  • Louis P. Theriot, M.D., F.A.A.P.

    Vocal Cord Nodules

    My very active child has a persistent raspy voice. Should I be concerned? Continue reading »

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