Sairah Chachad, MD, FAAP

Sairah Chachad, M.D. is an American Board of Pediatrics certified pediatrician and a dedicated physician of the Lakeside Pediatrics team. Dr. Chachad received her formal training at Topiwala National Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair hospital in Mumbai, India and completed her pediatric residency at West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown, WV. Currently, she is the physician leader of the Quality Assurance Committee at Lakeside Pediatrics, which has attained the highest possible rating (Level 3). Dr. Chachad has served as Chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at Lakeland Regional Health, where she also was a member of the Medical Executive Committee and the Breastfeeding Task Force. She also strives to promote health care of children in her community, bringing her expertise and providing valuable insight to the Polk Vision team at the Polk County Health Department and the Polk County Breastfeeding committee. She also lends her time at Polk County High Schools, providing free annual sports physicals to high school athletes and mentoring students. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Chachad has published extensively in several journals and pediatric publications. Understanding that children require more than just medicine, the mother of two brings her sincere affection for children to serve the little ones of Polk County. In her leisure time, she enjoys the company of her family, loves to read and travel. Dr. Chachad welcomes new patients for well and sick visits.