Welcome to the Pediatric Component of Freyja Clinic. Our Pediatric Team offers a personalized integrative approach to medicine. We focus on treating the whole child and strive to understand the root cause of illness. Taking a holistic approach to caring for children is integral to health. In our Practice our primary goal is to combine the best of western medicine with well-studied alternative healing modalities for optimal health outcomes. We all are wholeheartedly dedicated to caring for our young patients and offer our patients 24/7 access via email and phone if they need to reach us. We believe in fully caring for your children thru their young lives in the hopes to help you raise a healthy, robust family.
Dr. Aarti Nasta
Dr Nasta received her medical degree from Brown University and her specialization training from Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Following her training, she spent close to a year in India where she founded the HIV/AIDS Holistic Treatment & Care Initiative in Mumbai, a Clinton Foundation program. Upon her return to the US, Dr Nasta worked at the Children’s Hospital Oakland for several years both in the inpatient and outpatient setting. She eventually joined the well known GetzWell Pediatric practice in San Francisco where she provided personalized and holistic Pediatric healthcare by combining Western medicine with complementary and alternative healing modalities. It was during that time when she did additional training in functional and integrative medicine and completed the Institute of Functional Medicine’s core curriculum and Food as Medicine course.
Dr. Nasta founded and built the pediatric component of the Freyja Clinic in 2011 and has been growing her patient base ever since. Dr Nasta embraces a truly holistic approach in the care of children including focusing on mental health and childhood meditation practices. She is passionate about intestinal health and nutrition and how healing the gut can lead to the best health outcomes. Dr. Nasta strongly believes that one must get to the root cause of disease to actually cure illness versus putting a bandaid on medical problems. She is fluent in Hindi and Spanish. Dr. Nasta lives on the Peninsula with her husband and three young children.
Dr. Carmela Yarlagadda
Dr. Yarlagadda received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University. She completed her pediatrics residency at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and then moved to Boston. Dr. Yarlagadda spent over 10 years working in the Boston area in the Harvard system. She relocated to the Bay Area in 2014 and most recently worked for Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Dr. Yarlagadda is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to her patients. She cares for and treats the whole child and works alongside the family towards this goal. Dr. Yarlagadda is board certified in pediatrics. She is a native Spanish speaker. She lives on the Peninsula with her husband and two children.
Dr. Shihtien (Tientien) Wang
Dr. Shihtien (Tientien) Wang received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University. She completed her pediatric residency at Medical College of Wisconsin and her pediatric nephrology fellowship at Northwestern University. Following her training, Dr. Wang worked as a pediatric kidney sub-specialist and taught at the University of Illinois, Chicago. She moved to the bay area in 2017 with her husband and 2 young children. Dr. Wang is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology, and is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.