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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics


Five board-certified developmental-behavioral specialists lead the evaluation team, all of whom are faculty members at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. As we recognize the importance of teaching child development and behavior to physicians-in-training, our team also includes pediatric fellows and residents, child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, and medical students.

Adam Braddock, M.D.

Sheila Gahagan, M.D., M.P.H.

Lauren Gist, M.D., M.P.H.

Yi Hui Liu, M.D., M.P.H.

Martin Stein, M.D.

Dr. Stein’s expertise is the evaluation and management of children with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and autistic spectrum disorders.He has worked to develop methods that primary care pediatricians can use to adapt the knowledge and skills of developmental and behavioral pediatricians into their daily practice. He also evaluates and follows children with neuro-developmental and behavioral conditions in the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Consultation Clinic.