University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Deeksha Borkar was born in India and completed her
schooling and college in her hometown of Mumbai. She moved to St. Petersburg,
Russia for medical school where she completed 6 years of medical training at
the Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University. She returned to India
after completing her medical school training and continued her ongoing practice
in pediatrics. Dr. Deeksha entered the pediatric residency program at the
University of Minnesota where she is currently in her final year of training.
She is highly interested in research and while in residency, she completed a
graduate degree of Masters of Public Health from the University of San
Francisco in August 2021. She aspires to pursue a fellowship in Pediatric
Emergency Medicine in the future.