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children holding handsWelcome to The Phoenix Children’s Center. We are a pediatric practice in Phoenix, Arizona established in 1971 by our friend and colleague, Dr. Neal Berger. Our office is staffed by 3 Pediatric Providers.

We provide medical care for children from birth through 21 years of age. We are open 5 days a week year round excluding major holidays. We are able to assist you with your after hour emergencies by phone. We know parenting is a 24/7 job and we want help to be available to you 24/7. 

Come visit our new office at The Camelback Arboleda at 16th Street and Highland. Our experienced and friendly staff is waiting to assist you. Call for an appointment today.

Dr. Barbara Lednicky MD

Dr. Tara Lefkowitz MD

7:30am-5:00pm M-F
We are closed Saturdays and Sundays

1661 East Camelback Road, Suite 170
Phoenix, Arizona 85016

*Temporary change in office hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

In- person office appointments for newborns, new patients with problem, well visits requiring vaccines, and sick visits only:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Telemedicine appointments with our providers:

Monday through Friday 7:30 am- 4:30 pm

*During the COVID-19 pandemic, your insurance company may be billed for phone call with providers. You will not incur any personal charges for telephone call.


Life-threatening Emergencies


Poison Control

1(800) 222-1222

AZ Child Protective Services

(602)530-1800 or 1-888-SOS-CHILD (1-888-767-2445)

National Child Abuse Prevention Hotline

1(800) 4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

1(800) THE-LIST (1-800-843-5478)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1(800) 273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Domestic Violence Hotline

1(800) 799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)

National Immunization Hotline