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Medical Support

Daniel B. Kessler, MD and Associates


Southwest Human Development is proud to offer developmental and behavioral pediatric care for children and adolescents through Daniel B. Kessler, MD and Associates.

Dr. Kessler is nationally known for his work with children and adolescents who have developmental and behavioral concerns, and his practice’s family-centered model allows for time to be spent with your family to fully understand and develop solutions for the challenges your child brings. In addition to this private practice, Dr. Kessler serves as the medical director of our Children’s Developmental Center.

If your child needs support for any of the following issues, contact us for help:  

  • Autism
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Adjustment
  • Feeding and Eating Concerns
  • Self-regulation

Appointments & Payments 

Appointments: Call (602) 633-8811 or email Belia Felix, medical assistant at

Payment: Private pay. Insurance is not accepted, but charges can be submitted to your insurance carrier based on available out-of-network benefits.

More about Dr. Kessler

Listen to Dr. Kessler talk about medication myths, internet misinformation and why celebrating individual differences is the key to meeting the needs of any child on this Raising Arizona Kids' podcast.

Read Dr. Kessler's autism blog series on the Raising Arizona Kids' "Babies to Big Kids" blog.

In 2013, Dr. Kessler received the Phoenix Business Journal's Health Care Heroes Award in the Physician category. Dr. Kessler has also been named one of Phoenix Magazine's “Top Docs” and has been recognized by Best Doctors®, Inc.

See Dr. Kessler's profile or to take a survey of your experience on HealthGrades.