Dr. Pratibha Deshmukh, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Pratibha Deshmukh is the founder of DP Pediatrics and has been in private practice since 1988. She received her medical degree from B.J. Medical College in India in 1972. She completed her pediatric residency and fellowship training from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She was board certified by American Board of Pediatrics in 1983.
“I love and enjoy Pediatric practice. Watching kids grow, working with the families and learning more about life and medicine is rewarding. When young parents who were our patients bring their children back to our practice, it is a wonderful feeling of trust.”
She is a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics and is also a preceptor for pediatric residents from St. Joseph’s Children Hospital. Dr. Deshmukh is the former chairperson of the department of Pediatrics at St Joseph’s Wayne Hospital. She is particularly interested in ambulatory pediatrics and child psychiatry.
Her personal interests are yoga, meditation, and social work.