Dr. Valavalkar was born the youngest of three children and raised in Mumbai, India. Growing up, her father inspired her to pursue her passion for medicine. Dr. Valavalkar attended Grant Medical College in Mumbai. She completed her post-graduate work in pediatrics at KEM hospital in India where she also received her board certification to practice in India. She came to the United States (US) and completed her residency at Harlem Hospital in New York and became board certified to practice pediatrics in the US. She married her husband, who is also a board certified pediatrician, in 1998. She and her husband were in private practice for eight years in Kentucky and have been in private practice for the last two years in San Antonio. They have a son and daughter together, and her husband is now a hospitalist at a local hospital in San Antonio. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. Her hobbies include painting and learning Indian Classical music.
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