Attending Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Clinical Interests

Group therapy for children and families in Division of Plastic Surgery; Long-term development in craniosynostosis; Coordinating psychosocial intervention within medical team care; Enhancing positive adjustment, self-esteem, coping skills, and social skills with children and families in Craniofacial team


Medical School: 

University of Southern California


Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center; Catholic Charities; Children's Hospital Los Angeles: Pediatric Psychology


Children's Hospital Los Angeles: Pediatric Psychology


Professional Memberships: 

American Psychological Association; American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Research Interests: 

Psychosocial Effects of Microtia; Experiences of Latina Mothers of Children with Cancer; Anxiety Reduction in Nasalendoscopies; Effects of Group Interventions in Division of Plastic Surgery; Integrating Arts Programs into Medical Setting

4650 Sunset Blvd.
Division of Plastic Surgery, MS #96
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-660-2450Office
Fax: 323-361-4106Fax