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Jenna Arruda MD MPH CLC,171 Main Street #142

Arruda, Jenna, MD MPH CLC

TIDES Pediatrics

171 Main Street #142
Los Altos, CA 94022, US

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Welcome to TIDES Pediatrics! We blend traditional and complementary approaches to provide personalized care for children, teens, and young adults. Dr. Arruda is a Stanford-trained integrative pediatrician, lactation consultant, and Mom-of-3 who brings heart, authenticity, and creativity to help her patients be their best. Dr. Arruda cares for artists and writers, lego-afficianados, train enthusiasts, tetherball champions, child business-owners, and competitive athletes with incredible brains. These same superstars also benefit from lifestyle changes, school accommodations, various child and/or parent-therapies, supplements or medications, mind-body interventions, and more, to shine their brightest. At Waves Pediatrics Dr Arruda will work with your child and family to create a personalized, evidence-informed plan to support you through tsunami season (think toddlerhood and puberty hormones), still waters, and every tidal pattern in between. Many kids and young adults that Dr Arruda works with may also have: Abdominal pain - Attention and concentration differences - Anxiety and mood challenges - Asynchronous development - Autism - Behavioral concerns - Communication differences - Constipation, diarrhea, and other GI concerns - Disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBI) - Developmental delays - Learning differences - Processing differences - Selective eating. - Social-emotional difficulties

  • Dr Arruda works with kids of all ages, newborn to young adult, with unique brains (read: all kids!).
  • Acupressure and acupuncture
  • Biofeedback
  • Lactation counseling
  • Meditation, mindfulness, and guided imagery
  • Medication management
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Nutrition support
  • Sleep counseling
  • Exercise guidance
  • Parent support
  • Precision medicine
  • Supplements, vitamins, and botanicals
  • School collaboration

Type of Clients: Children

Take Healthcare Insurance: No

Percentage of ASD children in our practice: 50%

  • Abdominal pain
  • Attention and concentration differences
  • Anxiety and mood challenges
  • Asynchronous development
  • Autism
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Communication differences
  • Constipation, diarrhea, and other GI concerns
  • Disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBI)
  • Developmental delays
  • Learning differences
  • Processing differences
  • Selective eating
  • Social-emotional difficulties

Dr Arruda is an integrative pediatrician working in a consultation model (not a primary care provider) in private practice. Her clinical areas of interest are autism, neuroinflammatory conditions, ADHD, DGBI, and mom-baby care. Dr Arruda offers in person medical care in Los Altos, CA and virtual care for CA residents who can arrange an in-person visit at least once annually.