Department of Pediatrics

The faculty, staff and students of the Department of Pediatrics are committed to providing the children of New Mexico with comprehensive family-centered healthcare that is unequaled in the state and region.

Contact us:
UNMH 3 Ambulatory Care Center
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 272-5551
Fax: (505) 272-6845

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Mailing Address:
MSC10 5590
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Contact our clinics:
Phone: (505) 272-2345
Fax: (505) 272-2374
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Para Los Ninos

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Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center
625 Silver Ave. SW, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 505-272-6849
Fax: 505-272-6844

To make a referral or to request more information: Call the PLN main number at (505) 272-6849, or if you have an emergency during our business hours M-F 8am -4pm.  If you are calling with an emergency after hours, please contact SANE dispatch at 884-SANE (884-7263). You will then speak to whoever is on call for pediatric triage.

Only a professional can refer a patient to Para Los Ninos. If you would like to report child abuse or child sexual abuse, please call the child abuse hot line at 841-6100.

Para Los Niños (PLN) provides medical evaluations for children and adolescents who have been sexually abused and sexually assaulted. This multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive medical examinations, laboratory evaluations, crisis counseling and anticipatory guidance. PLN is the primary 24 hour on call service for pediatric sexual abuse in the Albuquerque area. Colposcopic exams with photographic documentation are performed on children and adolescents who have been sexually abused and assaulted. Medical examinations and services are always free of charge. Clinic hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. Services are provided on an emergency and scheduled basis. PLN has a leadership role in responding to, treating, and preventing child sexual abuse cases. Consultation is also available for evaluation of children with sexually transmitted diseases or second opinions on difficult or controversial cases. PLN provides follow-up care for child sexual abuse and adolescent sexual assault survivors. PLN's Medical Director and staff offer expert medical reviews of cases of sexual abuse throughout the State.

PLN staff provide training to social workers, educators, the District Attorney's offices, law enforcement and other state agencies and professionals in other disciplines who require education in the area of child maltreatment. Services Provided:

  • Child Sexual Abuse - emergency and scheduled evaluations.
  • Forensic medical evaluations for evidence collection, rape kits and photo documentation.
  • Medical services for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Adolescent sexual assault follow-up.
  • Consults.
  • Segura Y Fuerte class.
  • Crisis counseling and anticipatory guidance.
  • Education and clinical training in the areas of child sexual abuse and adolescent sexual assault.