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Dr. Jayashree Vasa


Dr. Jayashree Vasa brings over 15 years of experience as a board-certified pediatrician to the As You Are team. She offers autism evaluations for children aged 16 months to 10 years. In addition, she provides care for children at My Michigan Medical Center Midland / Pediatrix Medical Group and Ascension Borgess Hospital. Dr. Vasa earned her medical degree from Dr. BR Ambedkar Medical College and completed her residency at Ascension St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit, MI.

Get to Know Dr. Jayashree Vasa

Q: What is your connection to our mission?

A: As a pediatrician, I’m excited to join this cause, which aligns with my passion for helping vulnerable children with special needs. Long wait times for autism diagnoses are a critical issue, and early intervention is vital for these children’s well-being. I’m eager to contribute to this mission.

Q: Why do you love helping children?

A: I hold a deep affection for children because they represent the purest and most innocent souls, entering this world with boundless potential.

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: My hobbies are a dynamic mix of adventure and creativity. Solo traveling, driving and yoga are my go to self care practices. Other hobbies are Photography, hiking cooking and exploring nature .

Q: What (or who) inspires you?

A: I find inspiration in my own inner drive to be productive and achieve something meaningful every day.

Q: Tell us about your family. Any children? What about pets?

A: I’ve been happily married for 21 years to a wonderful person, and we have two lovely daughters. While I have a deep affection for dogs, my travel-centric lifestyle didn’t allow me to have one as a pet.

Dr. Tami Heisler is licensed and can see families for autism evaluations in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Louisana, Michigan and Oregon.

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