Bibiana Restrepo, M.D.

Bibiana Restrepo, M.D.



Pediatric Child Development & Behavior




  • Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics


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UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone Numbers

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

Philosophy of Care

She believes in a family-centered medical care that includes the application of the highest standards of care and scientific knowledge while facilitating the child-family active and informed participation in a culturally sensitive and inclusive manner. 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Restrepo is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician offering care for children with neurodevelopmental problems. She has a special interest in caring and improving the lives of  children with autism spectrum disorder and their families. 

Research/Academic Interests

Academically, she is very interested in early screening, diagnosis and management of neurodevelopmental problems with specific focus on the autism spectrum disorder.

She is particularly passionate on strengthening the collaboration between community practitioners, therapy providers and autism diagnosticians; in addition to participating in teaching the new generation of clinicians and leaders in the field of neurodisabilities.

Dr. Restrepo research interests focus on improving the knowledge of different pathways of autism spectrum disorders and increasing understanding of early presentations of this condition in an interdisciplinary approach, while including underrepresented communities and promoting global collaborative efforts. 


Child Development and Behavior

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
UC Davis MIND Institute


M.D., Technological University, Pereira, Colombia 1999

Graduate Certificate in Disability and Health Policy, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Suffolk University, Moakley Center for Public Management and LEND Program, Worcester MA 2016-2017

Internship: Technological University, Pereira, Colombia 1991-1999


Pediatrics, Texas Tech University, El Paso TX 2005-2008


Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston MA 2014-2017

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Eunice Kennedy Shiver Center, Worcester MA 2016-2017

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics,

American Board of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Medical Association

Florida Medical Society

Massachusetts Medical Society

Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

The International Society for the Study of Behavioral Phenotypes

Select Recent Publications

Restrepo B, Angkustsiri K, Taylor SL, Rogers SJ, Cabral J, Heath B, Hechtman A, Solomon M, Ashwood P, Amaral DG, Nordahl CW. Developmental–behavioral profiles in children with autism spectrum disorder and co?occurring gastrointestinal symptoms. Autism Research. 2020 August 6. doi:10.1002/aur.2354.