Uma Vadivel, MD

Board-Certified Specialist
in Pediatrics

Dr. Uma Vadivel is a board-certified Pediatrician who has over 12 years of clinical experience.

She graduated from Stanley Medical College, one of the oldest and most prestigious medical schools in Chennai, India. Her passion for pediatrics developed during her final years of medical school. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in New York City, NY and has been working as an attending pediatrician, with admitting privileges, at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center since 2006.

Dr. Vadivel joined Aasha Pediatrics with in-depth training and a variety of experience in providing expert-level personalized care to infants, children, and teenagers. She creates a comfortable and friendly environment by listening to her patients and providing guidance, support, and reassurance to the parents. Her special interests include newborn care, childhood asthma, and infectious diseases.

Dr. Vadivel lives with her family in Cupertino, California. Besides being fluent in English, she speaks Tamil and medical Spanish. During her spare time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family.

About Dr. Vadivel

Clinical Experience

March 2016 – present
Consulting Pediatrician
Aasha Pediatrics, Inc
San Jose, CA

2006 – present
Attending Pediatrician
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
San Jose, CA

1995 – 1996
Consulting General Physician
M.V. Diabetics and Research Center
Chennai, India

1994 – 1995
Consulting General Physician
Crescent Charity Hospital
Chennai, India

Hospital Affiliations

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center 
San Jose, CA

Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

2001 – 2004
Resident in Pediatrics
Flushing Hospital Medical Center
Flushing, New York

1993 – 1994
Resident Intern
Stanley Medical College
Chennai, India

1988 – 1993
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S)
Stanley Medical College
Chennai, India