Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH
Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH is pediatrician and community health leader focused on creating systematic solutions and changes to improve the lives of children and their families. Currently, he works on team at American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3, San Diego and Imperial Counties (AAP-CA3) to provide Countywide Coordination and Support for two major community initiatives funded by First 5 Commission San Diego. Since January 2006, Healthy Development Services (HDS) provides treatment services for children with mild to moderate developmental and behavioral concerns. Since 2012, First Steps, a home visiting program based on the Health Families America model, serves low income, teen, immigrant/refugee, and military families. AAP-CA3 supported programs reach over 25,000 children annually for the last 10 years. Additionally, Dr. Gidwani is on numerous community boards and is a Past President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3, San Diego and Imperial Counties (AAP-CA3).