Meet our friendly, experienced pediatricians at UBCP Laurel Heights Pediatric and Adolescent Care! 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 SF community and to 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 Langston Pediatrics quality care. All of our pediatricians and medical staff are highly trained professionals, maintaining 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. Inna Gofman, M.D.

 Dr. Gofman is a board certified Pediatrician who brings a wealth of experience to the practice.  She focuses on an integrative approach in pediatrics by blending western and eastern modalities to prevent and treat illnesses.  Dr. Gofman’s practice includes children of all ages. Her special interests include newborns/infants, Adolescent health, Integrative medicine, Nutrition counseling, Preventative medicine and WellnessIn her spare time, Dr. Gofman enjoys her family, yoga, reading, traveling and live music.



Dr. Katy Johnston, M.D.

Doctor Johnston was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and she spent her childhood in Berkeley. She attended the University of California at Berkeley where she earned her undergraduate degree and a BA in psychology.  She received her medical degree on the East Coast at Albany Medical College and completed her pediatrics residency at UCSD in San Diego CA. Dr. Johnston is a board certified Pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She joined Robert Langston, MD in his practice in 2011 after working as an outpatient Pediatrician. She has brought an interest in preventative medicine, nutrition, and developmental pediatrics to the practice, and cherishes becoming an important asset to the lives of her patients and their families.

Dr. Sophia Hurd, M.D.



Dr. Hurd was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor's degree in Human Biology. She received her MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine and then returned to the Bay Area to complete her residency at Oakland Children's Hospital. Following residency, Dr. Hurd initially worked at Kaiser then transitioned to private practice at Noe Valley Pediatrics where she stayed for 8 years before coming to join us here at Laurel Heights Pediatrics.  Dr. Hurd is a board certified Pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She has a special interest in child development, nutrition, asthma, and preventive medicine. She also enjoys international medicine and has spent time practicing medicine in Africa, Southeast Asia, Central America, South America, and Australia through various organizations, including Operation Smile.

When she is not in clinic, Dr. Hurd loves spending time with her husband, her infant twins, and her pet Maltese. As a mother and a pediatrician, she feels so fortunate that her job is to support children and families as they grow, and is looking forward to helping your families thrive.

Dr. Dyann Chao, M.D.


    We are very excited to announce that Dr. Dyann Chao will be joining the practice on May 11th, 2020.  Dr. Chao grew up in a suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana. After completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin, she completed her medical training and pediatric residency at the Louisiana State University in New Orleans, in 1999 and 2002 respectively. Dr. Chao is a board certified pediatrician and thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with families to promote healthy habits and lifestyles. In her spare time, she enjoys bike riding, cooking, dabbling in photography, and traveling the globe.