Welcome to the Vaughan Pediatric Clinic
The Vaughan Pediatric Clinic, located in Woodbridge Ontario, provides a full range of pediatric care, including both primary care and consultation. Our physicians are pediatric specialists certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons or are Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics. We have affiliations with local hospitals as well as the Hospital for Sick Children.
Our facility provides a wide range or services including X‑ray, Ultrasound, Physiotherapy Laboratory and Pharmacy services. We also strive to be at the forefront of medical technology: Your child's medical history is maintained using an electronic medical record. Our clinic also maintains internet connections to labs, X‑ray facilities , local hospitals and the Hospital for Sick Children, which allows for patient information to be accessed quickly.
We look forward to serving you in the future.
The staff of the Vaughan Pediatric Clinic
If your child is not a regular patient at the Vaughan Pediatric clinic your family physician can easily refer to us for consultation
At the Vaughan Pediatric Clinic your baby will be seen at regular intervals from hospital discharge all the way throughout infancy and childhood. Our doctors will assess your baby's feeding, growth, developmental status and overall health. Vaccines will be provided at the appropriate times.
We encourage all of our patients to have an annual health examination. At this visit your child will be monitored for growth and overall physical, developmental and mental health. Vaccinations at appropriate times will be encouraged. Please call our office to book your childs visit.
We understand that your child's health is important to you. We are available for sick visits and are committed to providing the best care possible. Our pediatricians are experienced and knowledgeable, and we are here to help you and your child feel better. Please contact us to schedule an appointment.
Our doctors firmly believe in the importance of vaccination to protect you and your loved ones from dangerous illnesses. Vaccines are safe and effective, and help to prevent the spread of diseases which can lead to serious health complications, hospitalizations, and even death. We strongly encourage all of our patients to stay up-to-date on their immunizations according to the recommended schedule.
Click Here to view the Ontario vaccination schedule, which includes more information about each vaccine
Dr. Richard Hamat
Dr. Jacob Rosenberg
Dr. Peter Chmiel
Dr. Sally Kenawy
Dr. Elana Lavine
Dr. Sana Merchant
Dr. Victoria Pila MD FRCP(C)
Dr. Tina Tran
Frequently Asked Questions
You can create a digital record of your child’s vaccinations free of charge at the CANImmunize website
BEXSERO is an optional vaccine for individuals from 2 months through 25 years of age. It helps to protect against disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis group B strains (meningitis B) It is provided free of charge to certain high-risk individuals – those with asplenia and other immune deficient conditions. For others, it is not currently covered by OHIP and is available for a fee.
The number of doses depends on your child's age
Here is a link to the Bexsero vaccine schedule: bexsero_dosing_schedule_en.pdf
The following link outlines Ontario’s routine vaccines, when they are given and what they prevent. These vaccines are given free of charge to those who qualify for OHIP coverage.
Your child’s routine vaccinations should be up to date for all travel.
Flu shots are encouraged for travel during flu season – usually from November to April.
Covid vaccination is encouraged.
Most usual southern or resort-type destinations do not require additional vaccines but Hepatitis A and B (Twinrix, Twinrix Junior, Havrix/Avaxim ) are encouraged. OHIP does not cover these vaccines but can be purchased and administered at our office. Other non-resort types of southern travel such as family destination visits, ’off road’ type travel and extended duration visits may require individual advice and an appointment to discuss with your child’s doctor would be important.
Other destinations including South Asia, South East Asia, Central America, South America, and Africa require individual advice and may require prescriptions to prevent local disease as well as immunization. Please book a travel appointment to discuss this with your child's doctor.
Please note that the cost of travel appointments and the cost of travel vaccines are NOT covered by OHIP and will be billed at the time of the visit.