David Traver, MD is a board-certified pediatrician and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics whose practice has focused on the testing and treatment of autism spectrum disorders and associated co-morbidities for over two and a half decades. He received his pediatric training at Boston Medical Center and went on to do a year of training in pediatric ambulatory medicine at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center before serving as the medical director in different Asian countries for the humanitarian relief organization Hope Worldwide.
Following his return, he worked as a general pediatrician before becoming interested in autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which led to training at Stanford’s Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the PDD/Neuropsychiatry and ADHD clinics. Dr. Traver has been in private practice for the past twenty years, during which time he has provided care for a large number of patients with autism. The practice offers both traditional and translational forms of testing and treatments for autism and other disorders involving neurologic and immune dysregulation, including PANDAS and PANS. Dr. Traver is actively involved in several groups which are engaged in clinical and translational research on autism. He has spoken at numerous community organizations, including schools, medical centers and parent support groups and has been interviewed and appeared in documentaries.