Kathleen Angkustsiri, M.D.


Pediatric Child Development & Behavior




  • Assistant Professor


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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.


Child Development and Behavior

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
UC Davis MIND Institute


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. http://tto.trends.com