Dr. Lisa Asta is a pediatrician practicing in Walnut Creek, CA. Dr. Asta is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Asta diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Asta can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Temple Univ Sch of Med, Philadelphia Pa 1993
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- St Christophers Hosp Chldn, Pediatrics
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