Office Hours

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

Appointments

(562) 426-5551
(562) 434-7431

Location

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

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Pediatricians

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.
Shanna R. Cox, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Lori Livingston, M.D.

History

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.

What’s Up Doc?

John H. Samson, M.D., F.A.A.P.

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