Dr. Devasena Gnanashanmugam MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Devasena Gnanashanmugam is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Palo Alto, California. She received her medical degree from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College and has been in practice for 17 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Pediatrics, 2000–2003

Mc Keesport Hospital - Upmc
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998–1999

Stanford University
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2003–2006

M.S. Ramaiah Medical College
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Immunologic Response to Oral Polio Vaccine in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected and Uninfected Zimbabwean Children.
Gnanashanmugam, D., Troy, S. B., Musingwini, G., Huang, C., Halpern, M. S., Stranix-Chibanda, L., Shetty, A. K., Kouiavskaia, D., Nathoo, K., Chumakov, K., Maldonado, Y. A.

Shedding and reversion of oral polio vaccine type 3 in Mexican vaccinees: comparison of mutant analysis by PCR and enzyme cleavage to a real-time PCR assay.
Gnanashanmugam, D., Falkovitz-Halpern, M. S., Dodge, A., Fang, M., Wong, L. J., Esparza, M., Hammon, R., Rivas-Merelles, E. E., Santos, J. I., Maldonado, Y.


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