We care for your children as if they are part of our family. We listen to children and treat them with kindness and respect. Above all, our caring, compassionate pediatricians have a great bedside manner. We want your child to feel comfortable and cared for at every visit. Our experienced support staff is very responsive to your needs and delivers outstanding service.

Smita Tandon, MD, Medical Director

Smita Tandon, MD, Medical Director - Fountain Valley, CA

Smita Tandon lives in Orange County with her husband and two daughters. She has more than 30 years of experience in the field of pediatrics. In her spare time she enjoys reading, listening to music, playing with kids, cooking and spending time with her family. She loves what she does and does what she loves most. 

Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics
MD: Grant Medical College, Mumbai, India
Residency: King George’s Medical College, India
                    University of Southern California, Los Angeles
University Affiliations:
Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UCI;
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Mid-Western School of Medicine,
Associated with Touro University,
Residency Training Program at CHOC-UCI Program for Pediatrics,
Family Medicine Residency Training Program at Downey
California State University Long Beach – Nurse Practitioner Training Program
Member: American Academy of Pediatrics, Orange County Medical Association, California Medical Association, American Medical Association, Indian Medical Association of Southern California, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
Clinical Interests: Teaching, Asthma and Allergies, Developmental Medicine, Research and Performance Improvement, Community Health and Policy

Sandra Rodriguez, Office Manager

Sandra Rodriguez, Office Manager - Fountain Valley, CAI have worked with Dr.Tandon for 15 years. My main job is to help patients with questions about anything from appointments to billing and insurance. I love working with kids. When I am not at work, I love spending time with my kids and taking them to play softball and basketball.

Bertha Onofre, Nurse

Bertha Onofre, Nurse - Fountain Valley, CA

I have worked for Dr.Tandon for almost 10 years as a nurse. I specialize in working with special-needs patients and have become an expert on administering immunizations. I love making every visit a happy one. I also help with the safe and clean ear piercings we do at the office.

Janet Garcia, Nurse

Janet Garcia, Nurse - Fountain Valley, CA

I have worked with Dr. Tandon for five years. I was a patient of hers when I was younger, and after graduation I couldn't think of a better place to work. I have become an expert at immunizations and love interacting with kids.


Get to know our pediatric medical staff and schedule your child's first visit by contacting us today at 714.241.1777. Or feel free to use our convenient Request an Appointment form. We welcome patients from the Orange County cities of Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Santa Ana, Irvine, Huntington Beach and surrounding Southern California areas.

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Our mission is to deliver a lifetime of quality healthcare to every child we see in a clean, friendly, professional and safe environment. Because childhood health experiences are so important, our goal is to act as role models for your child and as supportive partners for you. Find out why Dr. Smita Tandon is the best choice in caring for your child.

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