Behavioral Health


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

Wright State University


Northwestern University / McGaw Med Ctr


University of California Los Angeles

Board Certifications

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Neurology




Dr. Shawn Singh Sidhu is an outpatient attending psychiatrist at Rady Children's Hospital San Diego and an associate professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he serves as program director for the UC San Diego Medical Center Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program.

Dr. Sidhu is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has dedicated the majority of his clinical career to working with underserved and under-resourced communities in the Southwest, including Native American tribes and border immigrant communities. He is also grateful for the opportunity to have worked with medical trainees, colleagues and community members who have broadened his horizons, added new perspectives and partnered with him to serve children and families who are in need of assistance.


The Detention of Migrant Families
Sidhu S, Vasireddy R

Growing Up With an Undocumented Parent in America: Psychosocial Adversity in Domestically Residing Immigrant Children
Sidhu S, Song SZ

Electronic Screen Media Use in Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Gwynette FM, Sidhu S , Ceranoglu TA

Impact of Recent Executive Actions on Minority Youth and Families
Sidhu S

U.S. Case Law and Legal Precedent Affirming the Due Process Rights of Immigrants Fleeing Persecution
Sidhu S, Boodoo R

Name No Names: The Role of the Media in Reporting Mass Shootings
Sidhu S

Contract Negotiation for Academic Psychiatrists
Sidhu S, Jeffrey J

Juvenile Competency to Stand Trial
Stepanyan S, Sidhu S , Bath E

MAP as a model for practice-based learning and improvement in child psychiatry training
Kataoka S, Podell J, Zima B, Best K, Sidhu S , Jura M

Landmark legislative trends in juvenile justice: an update and primer for child and adolescent psychiatrists
Bath E, Sidhu S, Stepanyan S

Doing data-driven research in training: the experience of two residents
Sidhu S , Chandra R

The effect of an end-of-clerkship review session on NBME psychiatry subject exam scores
Sidhu S , Chandra R, Wang L, Gollan J, Rasminsky S, Brar S, Anzia J

18F-fallypride binding potential in patients with schizophrenia compared to healthy controls
Lehrer DS, Christian BT, Kirbas C, Chiang M, Sidhu S , Short H, Wang B, Shi B, Chu K-W, Merrill B, Buchsbaum MS

Pulmonary embolism as a complication of major depressive disorder with catatonic features: a case report
Sidhu S , James R

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