Seth Ammerman, MD

Seth Ammerman, MD

Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
770 Welch Road
Suite #100
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650)-736-9557
Fax: (650) 736-7706
Contact by phone

Wheelchair accessible

CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Physician: MD Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Board Certified: Yes – Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Number of years treating patients with eating disorders: 25+ years

Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 50+

EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: Fellowship in adolescent medicine; Clinical Professor; at Stanford University & Lucile Packard children’s Hospital since 1990, with ongoing involvement in the comprehensive eating disorders program.


Comprehensive & Multidisciplinary care team approach for families and patients.

Yes, I do believe it is possible to recover from an eating disorder and I define recovery as healthy weight and general medical state, healthy approach to food and physical activity.

LANGUAGES: English, Spanish proficiency

POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Children, Young Adults

CONDITIONS TREATED: Addictions, Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-morbity, Compulsive Exercise, Night Eating Syndrome, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight


TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatients, Inpatient, Willing and experienced in working as part of a team

FEES: Insurance – Per Lucille Packard’s Children’s Hospital insurance contracts