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Priya Kumar-Kaparaboyna, MD

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Baylor College of Medicine, MD

The University of Texas at Austin, BA Plan II Honors, B.S. Psychology


Residency, General Psychiatry, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Fellowship, Women's Mental Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Priya Kumar-Kaparaboyna, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist with UT Health Austin's Women's Reproductive Mental Health of Texas and Women's Health Maternal Fetal Medicine, a clinical partnership between Ascension and UT Health Austin. She specializes in perinatal and reproductive psychiatry. She provides psychiatric care during pregnancy and the postpartum period, including preconception planning. She is an Assistant Professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Women’s Health.

Dr. Kumar received her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed general psychiatry residency training at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in 2019 and a fellowship in women’s mental health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in 2020.

Her clinical expertise includes the management of pre-existing mental health conditions in the perinatal period and the evaluation and treatment of new-onset pregnancy and postpartum related psychiatric concerns. She provides perinatal psychiatry consultation through Texas’s perinatal access program, Peri-PAN. She enjoys teaching her subspecialty to trainees. Prior to joining UT Health Austin, she served as director of the Perinatal Mental Health Program at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon.


  • Perinatal Psychiatry
  • Reproductive Psychiatry

Board Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry

Awards & Honors

  • Gold Humanism Honors Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi


  • Women's Health - Maternal-Fetal Medicine - Medical Park Tower
    Ascension Medical Group Seton Women's Health
    1301 W. 38th St., Suite 600
    Austin, TX 78705
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    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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