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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Kathleen Angkustsiri, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kathleen Angkustsiri is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician with interests in neurodevelopmental disorders including autism spectrum disorders, chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS), and fragile X syndrome. She is involved in research on dysmorphology in children with autism spectrum disorders, behavioral characteristics of children with 22q11.2DS, and clinical trials for autism and fragile X syndrome.


Assistant Professor


Pediatric Child Development & Behavior



Child Development and Behavior


UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-703-0280

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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York, 2003
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1998


Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, Oakland, California, 2003-2006


UC Davis Medical Center/MIND Institute, Sacramento, California, 2006-2009

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, 2006
American Board of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral, 2011

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatrics
Pediatric Academic Society
Society for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Western Society for Pediatric Research

Select Recent Publications:

Angkustsiri K, Krakowiak P, Moghaddam B, Wardinsky T, Gardner J, Kalamkarian N, Hertz-Picciotto, Hansen RL. Minor Physical Anomalies in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism. First published May 24, 2011 doi:10.1177/1362361310397620.

Akins S, Angkustsiri K, Hansen RL. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Autism: An Evidence-Based Approach to Negotiating Safe and Efficacious Interventions with Families. Neurotherapeutics 2010;7:307-319.

Angkustsiri K, Wirojanan J, Deprey LJ, Gane LW, Hagerman RJ. Fragile X Syndrome with Anxiety Disorder and Exceptional Verbal Intelligence. Am J Med Gen A 2008;146A(3)376-379.

Hansen RL, Ozonoff S, Krakowiak P, Angkustsiri K, Jones C, Deprey LJ, Le DN, Croen LA, Hertz-Picciotto I. Regression in Autism: Prevalence and Associated Factors in the CHARGE Study. Ambul Pediatr 2008;8(1):25-31.

Wirojanan J, Angkustsiri K, Tassone F, Hagerman RJ. A Girl with Fragile X Premutation from Sperm Donation. Am J Med Gen A 2008;146(7):888-92.

Wirojanan J, Kraff J, Hawkins DS, Laird C, Gane LS, Angkustsiri K, Tassone F, Hagerman RJ. Two Boys with fragile X Syndrome and Hepatic Tumors. J Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2008;30(3):239-41.

Perry R, Gilbert EM, Angkustsiri K. Jensen PS. Are Stimulants Overprescribed? [Comment: Letter] Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2000; 39(3):269-271.

Coleman AE, Angkustsiri K, Janz S. Use of B1-repeat-supplemented Cot-1 DNA to enhance background suppression in FISH. [Technical Tips] Elsevier Trends Journals Technical Tips Online. 1999;1:72:T01769.

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