Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Philadelphia FIGHT’s Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center is now open and accepting new patients from birth through age 18.

About Us

The Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center at Philadelphia FIGHT is dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive, primary care to address the physical and emotional health needs of Philadelphia’s children from birth through age 18, regardless of ability to pay. We are specially tailored to care for children who have experienced social adversity.

Services Provided

  • Same-day appointments
  • Well-child care (routine checkups)
  • School, sports and camp physicals
  • Sick Visits
  • Immunizations (including catch-up vaccines for children who are behind)
  • Onsite phlebotomy (blood draws)
  • Onsite Social Worker and Benefits Coordinator
  • Screening for mental health problems (such as ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, and Autism)
  • Primary care, family planning, and reproductive health services ages 13+ (through our Y-HEP program)

For more information please call us at 215-525-8600, email us at pediatrics@fight.org, or visit us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FIGHTPEDIATRICS/

Program Information

  • Location: 1207 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Phone: 215-525-8600. Fax: 215-567-1012

  • Contact: Dr. Mario Cruz

  • Email: pediatrics@fight.org

  • Hours: Monday & Wednesday: 9am-6pm; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am-5pm

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Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and students.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who joins Philadelphia FIGHT as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He completed his undergraduate training in Biology and Psychology from Union College, his medical school training at Albany Medical College, his residency training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and his Chief Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center