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Adolescent Medicine Clinical Services
at the Children & Teens Clinic
Harborview Medical Center

The Adolescent Medicine Clinic is run by Dr. Taraneh Shafii, a Pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine sub-specialist. Dr. Shafii works closely with referring providers, Nutrition, Psychiatry and Social Work to provide comprehensive subspecialty care.

Thursday mornings from 9 am – 12 pm.

Located in the Children & Teens Clinic, Ground West Clinic Wing, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104.

Patients to refer:
The Adolescent clinic provides subspecialty care to youth ages 10-21 years of age.

Reasons for referral include provider concerns with:

  1. Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, disordered eating), overweight.
  2. Gynecology (delayed/precocious puberty, menstrual disorders, PCOS, contraception)
  3. Sexually transmitted diseases (PID, recurrent infection, multiple partners)
  4. High-risk youth (substance abuse, school failure, multiple sexual partners, gang activity, criminal activity or violence).
  5. Somatic concerns (chronic abdominal pain, chronic headaches, medical complaints with no clear etiology)
  6. Anxiety and Depression (if not a clear psychiatric referral or family refuse psychiatric referral)
  7. Compliance concerns to prescribed medical management (e.g. asthma, diabetes, mental health medications).

Referral Process:

For providers in the Children & Teens Clinic Referral forms are located in the clinic rooms; please fill out and give to Michelle Phillips, our Patient Care Coordinator.

For other HMC providers
Please fill out a referral form and fax or mail to Michelle Phillips, the Patient Care Coordinator for the Children & Teens Clinic. Fax: (206)731-6859 or mail to Box #359850.

For providers outside of HMC
Please fax referrals "ATTN: Dr. Shafii" to Michelle Phillips, the Patient Care Coordinator for the Children & Teens Clinic at (206)731-6859. Also please include in the fax all pertinent medical records and diagnostic test results.

Please call Michelle Phillips (206)731-2001 if you have questions regarding referral.




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