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Kushma Govindappa, M.D. (she/her)


Kushma Govindappa is a pediatrician who specializes in diagnosing and treating children with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, anxiety and behavioral challenges associated with neurodevelopmental issues. Her approach is playful and child directed as much as possible, and includes the family as part of the team. She is compassionate and respectful while offering direct, honest diagnosis and discussions of which interventions are necessary or will be the most beneficial.

In her free time, she enjoys gardening, music and spending time with her family.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • M.B.B.S., 2001, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Residency

    • General Pediatrics, Metropolitan Hospital Center – New York Medical College, 2010
  • Fellowship

    • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, MIND Institute – UC Davis Medical Center, 2014
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics – Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
    • American Board of Pediatrics – General Pediatrics

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics


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