Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP Founder

A UCLA-trained pediatrician and mom of three, Dr. Tanya Altmann is a nationally recognized child health expert, spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, and Adjunct Clinical Professor at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  She is the author of several best-selling parenting books including Baby and Toddler Basics, What to Feed Your Baby and is Editor-in-Chief of the American Academy of Pediatrics’, Caring for Your Newborn and Young Child: Birth to Age 5.  

Dr. Tanya started Calabasas Pediatric Wellness Center to offer personalized and integrative comprehensive pediatric healthcare to children of all ages.  With over 20 years’ experience caring for children, Dr. Tanya is sought after for her expertise in helping parents raise healthy, resilient kids with a desire to learn and succeed in school and life. She focuses on nutrition, sleep and overall wellness to prevent illness and disease and also the role it plays in healing when ailments do occur.  Dr. Tanya’s desire to stay current on medical issues and up-to-date therapies has led to her being called upon by local and national news as well as to serve on important community task forces, most recently regarding COVID-19.

Dr. Tanya truly cares for each and every family at Calabasas Pediatrics, and treats her patients as she would her own children.  She lives in Calabasas with her husband, three sons (ages 14, 12 and 5) and a bunny named Snowball. In her free time, she loves running, hiking, skiing and playing board games and cards with her family.