Swatantra Mitta, MD, FAAP, is board certified in pediatrics and received her medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. Her pediatric residency was completed at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, followed by a pediatric hematology oncology fellowship at Downstate Medical Center and a pediatric oncology and chemotherapy fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York, NY. She is a fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics.
Since a very young age, Dr. Mitta knew she wanted to be a Physician. Wellness and prevention are areas she focuses on with her patients. Dr. Mitta believes that physical activity, exercise, nutrition and mindfulness, good sleep, stress management, and yoga can provide natural preventative measures from obesity, anxiety and depression, many cardiovascular illnesses, and heart disease. Seeing her patients learn these techniques and apply them as they grow from birth to age 19 brings her joy and is what keeps her so passionate about her work.
Dr. Mitta organizes health seminars, health fairs in her community center, and cultural events and activities for all ages. She has even taken her care internationally. She has adopted two schools and a vocational school in her hometown and works with the teachers and the school board to provide nutrition carrier counseling, medical camps, sports camps, music, meditation, and more. Her professional passion is the prevention of obesity and emotional illness.
A woman of extensive skills and ambitions, Dr. Mitta, is always exercising her mind and body. Tennis, hiking, golf, learning Sanskrit, chanting, exercise, along with yoga and meditation, are all activities she enjoys in her free time. Dr. Mitta is fluent in Hindi, Telugu, and Urdu, which allows her to expand her patient base and accommodate those who are also fluent in such languages.