Sarah Springer, MD, is medical director of International Adoption Health Services of Western Pennsylvania, a service of Kids Plus Pediatrics, and has provided specialty health services to domestically and internationally adopted children since 1995. Dr Springer is chairperson of the Task Force on Foster Care and past chairperson of the Section on Adoption and Foster Care for the American Academy of Pediatrics, collaborating with pediatricians around the country to advocate for the needs of children in foster care and those who have been adopted. She has spoken and written on numerous occasions about adoption-related health concerns to parent groups, medical professionals, and other professionals who care for children. She particularly enjoys caring for children with complex medical and developmental needs, and partnering with their families to help children with special health care needs to thrive. An adoptive parent herself, Dr Springer is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School...

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