Meet our friendly, experienced pediatricians and staff at Eureka Pediatrics! Our entire team is dedicated to helping you and your child feel at home from the moment you walk through the door. We're proud to be members of the Eureka community and serve the needs of their children.

We pride ourselves in being an exceptional clinic where children come first. Our child-focused practice works hard to meet the needs of children from infancy through adolescence. Compassionate, knowledgeable and supportive staff is the cornerstone of Eureka Pediatrics's quality care. All of our pediatricians and medical staff are highly trained professionals, and maintain the highest level of accreditation in pediatrics to address the special needs of infants, children, and teens.

We strive to treat each and every patient as we would want our own children to be treated. Our doctors and staff look forward to building a relationship with you and your family.

Dr.  Christopher Cody

Dr.  Christopher Cody  completed his medical education at the University of Wisconsin. As well as general pediatrics, Dr. Cody has completed fellowship training at U.C.L.A. in pediatric infectious disease. He joined Eureka   Pediatrics in 1980.  He   is currently  on  the  Board  of  Directors of  the  Community  Health  Alliance  and  active  in  the local Physician’s Association. In the past he has served on the Board at St. Joseph and General Hospitals.

Dr. Mark Ellis

Dr. Mark Ellis attended medical school at Georgetown University. After residency, he was a pediatrician in the Air Force for 5 years until coming to Eureka. He has been with Eureka Pediatrics since 1990. His 2 children are now adults. He has served on sev- eral boards, including being President of the local medical society. He enjoys most sports and has been a member of the local running club for years.

Dr. Sarah Poyen

Dr. Sarah Poyen graduated from Mills College and then attended the George Washington School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She returned to the Bay Area for pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Oakland, California. She   practiced in rural Eastern Washington for eight years before joining Eureka Pediatrics in 2007.  Having been raised in Sonoma Coast, she is glad to return to her coastal roots. She and her husband Frederic, have two children.

Suzanne Dietz, CPNP

Suzanne Dietz, CPNP has worked in pediatrics for over 40 years and at Eureka Pediatrics since 1993. She was trained at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has an MEd degree from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA.  She  enjoys  patient education and tries to include it in each visit. In her time off she likes to travel, garden and read.

Nina  Goodwin,  F. N.P. 

Nina  Goodwin,  F. N.P.  received a Master’s  of  Science  in  Nursing  at the University of California at San Francisco. She is a Certified Herbalist having completed coursework at California  School  of  Herbal  Studies in  Forestville,  California.  Nina  has worked  at  Eureka  Pediatrics  since  2004.  She  speaks Spanish and enjoys working with our teenage clients.