We are the only metabolic program in Oregon that provides complete diagnostic and management services to children and adults with congenital metabolism problems.

At the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, we are dedicated to providing complete individualized services including thorough diagnosis, evaluation, management, genetic counseling and treatment, for a broad range of disorders, including:

  • Amino acid and sugar metabolism problems
  • Storage disorders and related degenerative neurological conditions
  • Defects of mitochrondrial function.

Your child receives expert care from our team of specialists, including:

  • Pediatrician
  • Registered dietician
  • Pediatric nurse
  • Social worker
  • Occupational therapist
  • Physical therapist
  • Speech language pathologist
  • Genetics counselor
  • Psychologist
  • Other Doernbecher specialists such as orthopedists and neurologists are available for consultation when needed.

  • Kathleen Huntington, R.D., L.D.
  • Susan Filkins, R.D., L.D.
  • Becky Whittemore, F.N.P.

Be sure to register with OHSU after you have scheduled your first appointment. Registration helps each clinic correctly identify you and your medical information and entails collecting basic information from you and creating your medical record.


For Healthcare Providers:

Physician Consult and Referral Service

503 346-0644

888 346-0644 toll free

Referral form



In Portland, Oregon:

OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
700 S.W. Campus Drive, 7th floor
Portland, OR  97239
Map and directions

In Eugene, Oregon:

Child Development and Rehabilitation Center
Clinical Services Building
University of Oregon
901 E. 18th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403