Dr. Persaud is board certified in Adult Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. She completed her residency and fellowship training and SUNY-Downstate and SUNY-Stonybrook respectively. Her clinical experience spans diversity in patient ethnicity, socio-economic status, and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Persaud’s expertise is in the area of diagnosing and treating adults and children with psychiatric disorders with an emphasis on mood, psychotic, and developmental disorders.
I was born and raised in California. I earned my nursing degree at California State University, Long Beach and began my career as a Registered Nurse working on the Obstetric unit. I had the opportunity to work with nurse-midwives and knew I had found my calling. I earned my midwife credentials at USC School of Medicine, completed my master degree at USC School of Nursing and am credentialed through the American College of Nurse-Midwives. I have been blessed to work with mothers and babies for 27 years, empowering women to make educated choices. I currently live in San Diego with my husband and two children. I enjoy spending time with my family, hiking, seeing movies, and enjoying the local beaches.