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Mental Health Medical

Oakland, CA, 94605
September 23, 2020

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Geetika Sengupta, MD

**** ****** ****, *******, ** 94605


Education & Training

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (06/07–06/10) Pediatric Residency

University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA (08/03–06/07) School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA


Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (Magna cum Laude)

American Medical Writers Association


Medical Writing Essential Skills Certification


Fluent in:English, Spanish, Bengali Proficient in:Hindi, Gujarati

Certified bilingual staff member (Spanish) with

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland

Medical Teaching

Touro Univ. School of Osteopathic Medicine Vallejo, CA (02/15-present) Assistant Professor, Primary Care Department (09/17-present) Focus on doctor patient relationship, wellness, professionalism, art of medicine. Also involved in facilitating learning in small groups of students of Osteopathic Medicine, OSCE evaluations, evaluation of interactions with standardized patients in clinical encounters.

Professional Experience

Highland Pediatric Clinic Oakland, CA (11/16-present) Pediatrician (part-time/per diem)

Treating children with diverse backgrounds (including refugees) in a

“medical home” setting with psychologists, lactation specialists, social workers, and others in an FQHC setting serving all children. The families speak many languages and providers are supported by video interpreters. Based in Portland, OR (08/15-1/2019)

Senior Clinician Content Specialist (contracted)

Advising development of algorithms using design thinking and clinical acumen for Smart exam application, which allows for timely and accurate interactions between patients and primary care providers. La Clinica de La Raza Oakland, CA (03/15-10/17)

Pediatrician (part-time/per diem)

Community based pediatric well child and urgent care in a large Federally Qualified Health Center, caring for underserved families in a patient centered setting. Patients speak several languages including Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Hindi, among others. Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Clinic Oakland, CA (10/14-05/17) Pediatrician (part-time)

Pediatrician with a multidisciplinary team (psychologist, nutritionist, exercise physiologist) to help children and families develop healthy lifestyles and combat childhood obesity. This was a comprehensive program (now discontinued) in affiliation with UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Breathmobile (Mobile Asthma Clinic) Bay Area, CA (01/13-07/15) Pediatrician (part-time)

Part of a project of Oakland based non-profit Prescott-Joseph Center, the Breathmobile is a custom-built mobile pediatric clinic providing on-going asthma/allergy care to children at community sites, schools and clubs. Silva Pediatric Clinic Hayward, CA (03/13-01/15)

Pediatrician (part-time/per diem)

Community based pediatric care provided as part of Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center and in affiliation with Children’s Hospital & Research Center, Oakland. Majority of patients are underserved and speak several languages including Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi, Somali, Arabic, and Farsi, among others. Pediatric Evening Referral Clinic Walnut Creek, CA (04/13-12/13) Urgent Care Pediatrician

Afterhours evening and weekend urgent care services for local children and families in cooperation with their primary care practices. Bancroft Pediatrics San Leandro, CA (06/10–07/11 & 12/12-05/13) Pediatrician (per diem)

Classical group practice serving full spectrum of socio-economic and ethnic groups in outpatient pediatric care setting.

Marin Community Clinics

Primary Care Pediatrician Novato, CA (07/11-11/12) Pediatrician (per diem) Marin County, CA (07/10-7/11) Primary pediatrician for Marin County’s multicultural underserved families

(60% primarily Spanish speaking). Involved cooperation with other providers and coordination of care with community’s family resources, subspecialists and mental health providers.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Mountain View, CA (01/11–05/11) Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic

High volume pediatric urgent care setting, regularly performing procedures including suturing, splinting, fluorescein eye exam, incision and drainage. Affiliations

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland Oakland, CA (03/13-present) Alameda Health System Oakland, CA (11/16-present)

Electronic Health Record Systems

NextGen, Epic, Asmatrax, Meditech

Licensures and Certifications

California Licensed Physician 11/08

Board Certified by American Board of Pediatrics 10/10 Drug Enforcement Agency Registered Practitioner 11/08 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certified

International Experience

Global Healing: Roatan Pediatric Clinic Honduras,


Volunteer Pediatrician

Newborn nursery rounds at Public Hospital on Roatan Island and high volume Pediatric Urgent Care at adjacent Global Healing clinic in Bay Island population with very minimal resources. Interhealth: South America Ecuador, 2004


Participated in health education/medical outreach in Quito (urban) government clinic and Otavalo (rural) elementary schools through a medical student Spanish immersion program. Due to a severe lack of physicians, many of the region’s children received healthcare solely from this program. Conducted patient interviews in Spanish, examined patients and gained experience in procedures and reproductive health exams.


Older Adults’ Perspective on Successful Aging: Qualitative Interviews 07/10 American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2010 July; 18(7): 567–575 First Aid (Spanish Language Presentation)12/09

Created and presented Spanish language lesson on basic First Aid for young athletes to Crece Soccer League volunteer coaches in Oakland, CA Professionalism Series: Giving Bad News, Case Presentation 12/09

Children’s Hospital Oakland, Resident Noon Conference Neuroblastoma: 16 month-old with fever and anemia


Children’s Hospital Oakland, Resident Case Conference Abdominal Abscess/Pseudomonas: 18 month-old with vomiting 11/09 Children’s Hospital Oakland, Resident Case Conference Contemplative Practice:

Mindfulness practice 2012-present

Silent Residential Retreat: approximately 150 hours Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: enrolled 2/2018

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