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Elissa Baker Gittes, MD, sees adolescent and young adult patients in Oakland and at Chidlren's North. She specializes in eating disorders, menstrual problems, general adolescent health, and is trained in colposcopy to evaluate young adults with abnormal Pap smears. Her medical degree is from Harvard Medical School. She is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. She completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in adolescent medicine at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. She has been published in Pediatrics in Review, Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, and Adolescent Medicine Clinics of North America, among others.
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Total Comments: 14
Dr. Gittes was amazing! She was easy to talk to, she "gets" what's going on and communicated a next step solution in a way that my son can understand and agree to. Her holistic approach to addressing the issue is wonderful.
Dr Gittes is excellent - very knowledgable about eating disorders and ALWAYS takes the time we need to talk with our child and us (parents). She is very calm and handles questions and comments very skillfully. She praises my child for things she has done well and laughs with her too
Outstanding, friendly and excellent expertise.
Dr Gittes has been wonderful with my daughter! Thanks!
completely satisfied with both dr.Gittes and dr. Ziegler, handled situation very well
Outstanding! Dr. Gittes quickly sorted through all the data, recommended a positive integrated plan and communicated it clearly. The best level of health care my daughter has ever received.
Dr. Gittes is an amazing doctor. I would highly recommend her to anyone. She has helped my daughter to recover from her illness. She has provided us with a network of other counselors and nutritionists that are also wonderful. She is always friendly and knowledgable. She is very considerate of our questions and concerns. We always feel comfortable at her office.
Dr Gittes always takes the time needed with our child and also with us - the parents. Also one of the nurses who recognized us spent time with our child
My daughter had a serious illness and everyone (doctor, nurses, secretaries) were all very helpful and made her feel at ease from our very first appointment to the last one. She has made a full recovery and I don't think she could have done it with out the help from everyone involved, especially Dr. Gittes. We are glad we don't have to see her anymore (for my daughter's fully recovered), but we will miss seeing her and the staff. They are a great team!
She and her staff is incredible!!
I loved seeing Dr. Girres; she is patient, thorough, and realistic about treatment options.
Dr. Gittes is a phenomenal doctor. I have a yearly check-up with her for my anxiety medication needs, and she always wants to make sure that I am doing well emotionally, mentally, and physically. She takes the time to know about the specifics of my life, because these are the things that really affect a person's anxiety. She cares a lot, which is very important!
We greatly respected the doctor and resident who saw my daughter and will most likely switch pediatric groups to her. The exam was very thorough, which I appreciate. What was difficult, as we had to get back to work for the day, was the wait times before the visit, in-between seeing the nurse asst., the Resident, and Doctor as well as the wait time to get the blood work done. While I appreciate the efficiency in having everything in one place, the wait times were very frustrating. That being said, we will likely return.
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One Children’s Hospital Way
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