Janesri De Silva, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician
Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Northridge Hospital
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA

  • About Me
  • Locations & Hours
  • Connect
Biography

Dr. De Silva graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and then went on to the American University of the Caribbean to complete her medical degree.

Listen to Dr. De Silva’s interview with KFWB talk radio, regarding medication dosage for chidren.

did part of her medical training at USC, Yale affiliated hospitals and other hospitals in Maryland and Chicago. She then completed a 3 year pediatric residency at Kaiser Permanente, Sunset. While at Kaiser, she wrote a manual for pediatric interns on how to take care of patients.

residency, she did a fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in Adolescent Medicine and worked at the Los Angeles Free Clinic. At CHLA, Dr. De Silva worked on research involving transitioning chronically ill children to adult health care.

  • Specialty
    Neuroscience
  • Education
    UCLA
    American University of the Caribbean
  • Board Certifications
    Board of LA Care Health Plan –
    Physician Quality Committee Advisor – HITECH LA
  • Hospital Affiliations
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
    Valley Presbyterian Hospital
    Tarzana Medical Center
    Huntington Memorial Hospital
  • Residency & Fellowship
    USC
    Kaiser Permanente
  • Memberships & Professional Affiliations
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
    Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Location

504 S Sierra Madre Blvd,
Pasadena, CA 91107 Get Directions

Telephone (888) 800-4500
Fax (888) 800-4522

Hours

Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm (closed for lunch)
Reopen 2pm – 8pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 8pm

Please note our Urgent Clinics in Van Nuys and Northridge open. For more information call (888) 800-4500.

Connect

Recent Blog Posts
Educational
12 Foods That Are Secretly Making Your Kids Gain Weight

With rising concerns about childhood obesity becoming a national problem, it’s increasingly important to moderate our children’s eating habits. It is not only about what they eat; it’s also about how much. According to Dr. Janesri De Silva — a board certified pediatrician, founder of Kids and Teens Medical Group, and Chair of the Department […]

Media
Kids and Teens Health Clinic — An Outstanding Preceptor

The UCLA School of Nursing recently posted a new story about the Kids and Teens Medical Group La Canada clinic on their website. Click here to access the story or following the link below. Kids and Teens Health Clinic — An Outstanding Preceptor

Media
Woodland Hills Family Warns Others After Heavy Dresser Falls On 4-Year-Old Girl

Watch Dr. De Silva talk about how to prevent furniture accidents from happening. Click here to read the KABC story or click on the video below.

Educational
Dr. De Silva talks about California raising the smoking age to 21

We were honored to be featured on CNN on Monday night! Dr. De Silva exposed the hidden health risks associated with e-cigarettes, and discussed the reasons why California has raised the legal smoking age to 21. Click here to watch the video.

Kids Teens Medical Group
Who to Call and What to Do If Your Child Needs Immediate Medical Care

As any parent knows, accidents are as unpredictable as the kids who have them. When an accident or illness strikes, choosing the correct level of care they’ll need is easier said than done. Some parents can’t opt for “better safe than sorry”, while other parents believe a “wait and see” approach is best. Which begs […]

Educational
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Genetic Testing for Kids and Teens

What is the value in genetic testing? If you could see into the future of your health, would you? As the medical world continues to discover new links between individual genes and health risks, the wealth of insight hidden in your chromosomes may be the closest we’ve come to legitimizing fortunetelling as a profession. Your unique human genome is […]

Reviews
”Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet ut et voluptates repudiandae et molestiae non recusandae. Itaque earum rerum.”
– Jane Smith
”Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet ut et voluptates repudiandae et molestiae non recusandae. Itaque earum rerum.”
– Jane Smith
Become a Member
Become a Member
Become a Member