Prasanthi Reddy

Prasanthi Reddy, MD 
Board Certified Pediatrician


Where did you attend college? 
Undergrad : City University of New York / Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
Graduate: State University of New York – Downstate Brooklyn

Residency: State University of New York – Stoneybrook

Image: Headshot of Dr. Prasanthi Reddy

Why did you choose to work at Rainbow Pediatric Center? It chose me! I opened Rainbow Pediatrics in 2004 with hopes of creating a medical practice where relationships are built.


What do you enjoy about working with kids? Kids are genuine. What you see is what you get. They are honest and trusting. I laugh everyday working with kids.


What is your area of expertise? I am a certified in Pediatrics and Travel medicine. I am also a certified asthma educator. I love counseling families who are traveling abroad. I also enjoy developmental pediatrics.


What do you enjoy doing when you are not at Rainbow Pediatrics? I read, play tennis, listen to music, paint and travel.


If you only had 3 words to describe yourself what would they be? Goofy, honest, and caring


What is your favorite children’s book? The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein.


Tell me about your family? I have a loving husband and three teenage boys (one son and two step-sons) Shaan, Andre and Ashwin.


One interesting fact about yourself? I was an art minor in college and Captain of my tennis team. I know all the words to most songs from the 80’s.

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