International Adoption Clinics
Adoption Clinic at the University of Minnesota. This Adoption
Clinic is the best known and the longest established. The IAC will
review referral information, including videotapes and pictures for
no fee, although donations to the clinic are greatly appreciated.
Medical Specialists Experienced
in International Adoption Medicine
||International Adoption Clinic
Children’s Hospital & Research Center at Oakland
Nancy Curtis, MD, Medical Director
Carina Grandison, Ph.D., Developmental Neuropsychologist
5275 Claremont Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
(mailing address: 747 52nd St., Oakland, CA 94609)
Our clinic continues to grow as an invaluable resource for adoptive children, their families, medical practitioners and adoption professionals on the west coast and throughout the United States. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or would like to learn more about our program.
Yale Child Health Research Center
464 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06510
fax (203) 737-5972
Dr. Hostetter is a well known specialist in Pediatric Infectious
Diseases and children adopted internationally, and has been
evaluating children adopted internationally for over ten years,
formerly at the University of Minnesota International Adoption
International Adoptions Health Resource Center
3307 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
fax (202) 687-8899
|| Todd Ochs, M.D.
841 Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60613-3902
Phone (773) 975-8560
fax (773) 975-5989
Dr. Ochs is the father of a daughter born in China. He sees
children adopted internationally in his pediatric practice and
reviews referral information.
|| Laurie Miller,
International Adoption Clinic
750 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone (617) 636-8121
fax (617) 636-838
||Jerri Jenista, M.D.
815 West Jefferson
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone (313) 668-0419
fax (313) 668-9492
Dr. Jerri Jenista is a single mother with five children born
in India. She is also the editor of the monthly newsletter,
University of Minnesota Health Center
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone (612) 626-2928
fax (612) 624-8176.
Dr. Johnson has been involved with the IAC for more than
ten years, and is the father of a son adopted from India.
||Lisa Nalven, M.D.
Valley Health Center for Child Development and Wellness
505 Goffell Road
Ridgewood, NY 07450
fax (201) 612-109
Jane Aronson, D.O.
Director, International Adoption Medical Consultation Services
Withrop Pediatric Associates
222 Station Plaza North, Suite 611
Mineola, NY 11501
fax (516) 739-653
Andrew Adesman, M.D.
Evaluation Center for Adoption
Schneider Children's Hospital
269-01 76th Ave.
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
fax (718) 343-3578.
Deborah Borchers, M.D.
4452 Eastgate Blvd., Suite 202
Cincinnati, OH 45245
Phone (513) 753-2820
fax (513) 753-2824.
Dr. Borchers is a pediatrician in private practice and
the single mother of two daughters born in China. She has
a private practice with many children adopted internationally.
Mary Staat, M.D.
Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH 45229
(513) 636-4200 (hospital operator)
Dr. Staat is a specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases,
as well as the mother of three children adopted internationally.
Karen Olness, M.D.
Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital
11100 Euclid Ave #176
Cleveland, OH 44106
fax (216) 844-7601
Adele DeMarco is the nurse practitioner who fields calls
and questions for the clinic.
Department of Pediatrics
Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
1515 Locust St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
fax (412) 232-7389
||Julia Bledsoe, Director
Center for Adoption Medicine
University of Washington Pediatric Care Center
4245 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
fax (206) 598-3040
there are other physicians with experience in International Adoption/Medical
Issues. If you are aware of others, please notify Debbi Borchers
at (513) 753-2820 or firstname.lastname@example.org.