Rady Children’s multidisciplinary Down Syndrome Center provides assessments, recommendations and case management. Dr. Lauren Gist is director of the center and brings expertise in both developmental and behavioral pediatrics as well as general pediatrics. She is also bilingual (English/Spanish).

Our team includes the following specialists/providers:

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician – Lauren Gist, M.D.

Genetic Counselor – Sophia Ceulemans, M.S.

Social Worker – Carly Dosh, M.S.W.

Speech Therapists

Valerie Dorfman, S.L.P.
Kathleen Munroe, S.L.P.

Physical Therapist – Adam Harner, P.T.

Occupational Therapist – Sara Dobosieciwz, O.T.R.

Dietitian – Janet Salvador

Dental Resident – (rotating individuals)

Clinic Scheduler – Jannese Ardilla