Dr. Karin Belsito, The Pediatric Care Center

The Pediatric Care Center
Old Georgetown Road Manor House,
5612 Spruce Tree Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

Dr. Belsito received her undergraduate degree from The College of the Holy Cross then attended both The University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine, receiving her D.M.D. in 1994 and her M.D. in 1996. Following this, she spent a year at The Center for Autism and Related Disorders at The Kennedy Krieger Institute (Baltimore), where she directed a clinical research trial for children with autism. Dr. Belsito received her pediatric training at Duke University Medical Center, followed by subspecialty pediatric training in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at Johns Hopkins University and The Kennedy Krieger Institute, completing her training in 2003. She worked from 2003-2007 at The University of Florida Hospitals, where she was a faculty member in the department of Pediatrics and the division of Developmental Pediatrics. While in Florida, she served as the medical director for the Early Intervention Program (Early Steps) of Northeast Florida, and as the medical director for the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, a residential school for children with visual and hearing impairments in St. Augustine.

Dr. Belsito returned to Johns Hopkins University and The Kennedy Krieger Institute in 2008 and is currently an associate medical staff member at the institute. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both General Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, a subspecialty that is also jointly recognized by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is experienced in identifying, assessing, and treating children with developmental and behavioral disorders, including ADHD, language and motor delays, genetic disorders, and autism.

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Dr. Karin Belsito, The Pediatric Care Center