Malgorzata Skarzynska, MD, FAAP

It is an absolute privilege to join University Place Pediatric Clinic and to serve the local community. As a pediatrician I support and believe in these key areas:

  • Building trusting and long-lasting relationships with the families I serve
  • Greatly value patient-doctor communication
  • Early developmental stages, helping family transition into life with a new baby, support in breastfeeding with respect to family wishes surrounding infant care, support in postpartum depression
  • Early education and literacy promotion in a pediatric office
  • Evidence-based care for chronic and acute illnesses with focus on patient safety and quality improvement

Education and Training:

  • Wroclaw Medical University in Wroclaw Poland, MD degree


  • Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, PA
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics in 2014

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics


  • Pediatric and adolescent practice in Philadelphia, PA
  • Pediatric outpatient clinic and inpatient unit in Philadelphia, PA
  • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA

Personal Information:

  • Dr. Skarzynska resides in the Tacoma area with her family. She loves traveling, spending time outdoors as well as reading and sharing the love of books with her young son.