Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

FIGHT Pediatrics clinic

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

About Us

The Philadelphia FIGHT Pediatrics is dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive, primary care to address the physical and emotional health needs of children from birth through age 18. We believe that all children deserve to receive exceptional care in a beautiful space. Located in Center City Philadelphia, we are specially tailored to care for children and adolescents who have experienced social adversity. We are an LGBTQ friendly practice that is proud of the diversity in our patient population. We welcome patients of all income levels,  races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, insurance statuses, and nationalities, regardless of ability to pay. In 2020, both of our pediatricians were recognized in Philadelphia Magazine as “Top Docs!”

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)
  • On-site phlebotomy (blood draws)
  • Onsite Lactation Consultant
  • 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)

Make an Appointment

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For more information please call us at 215-525-8600, email us at, or visit us on Facebook at

Natasha Hoyt with pediatric patient

Program Information

  • Location: 1207 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 - 5th Floor

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

  • Contact: Dr. Mario Cruz

  • Email:

  • Hours: Monday through Friday: 9am-5pm. We also see patients on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Spotlight On

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.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.

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