Melissa Svoboda, MD
CHRISTUS Children's

Melissa Svoboda, MD

Neurology w/Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Pediatric Neurology | Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine | Section Chief, Department of Neurology
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Melissa Svoboda, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Svoboda received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She completed a pre-doctoral research fellowship in autism at Johns Hopkins/Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her pediatric residency at University Hospital/CHRISTUS Children's and her Child Neurology/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Svoboda specializes in autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. She is Medical Director of CHRISTUS Children's Autism Program. She also serves as CHRISTUS Children's Director of the San Antonio Applied Behavior Analysis Project, and on the Board of Directors of the Autism Treatment Center.

Hospital Affiliations
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital
CHRISTUS Children’s


Patient Ratings & Reviews

  • Provider explained things in an understandable way 4.7
  • Provider listened carefully 4.8
  • Provider courtesy and respect 4.7
  • Provider overall care rating 4.7
  • Provider time spent with patient 4.8

Education & Certifications

  • Education


    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

  • Education


    University Hospital/CHRISTUS Children’s

  • Education


    Fellowship in Autism: Johns Hopkins/Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland Fellowship in Child Neurology/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

  • Certificate

    Board Certifications

    American Board Pediatric Neurology

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