Dr. Audrey Desilva is a pediatrician practicing in Ithaca, NY. Dr. Desilva is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Desilva 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. Desilva can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University 1994
- Eating Disorders
- Ear Infection
- Stomach Flu
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
- Adjustment Disorder
- Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester Program
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