Avanti Bergquist, MD, MS, FAPA, DFAACAP

Avanti Bergquist, MD, MS, FAPA, DFAACAP is a physician with board certifications in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as well as Adult Psychiatry.

She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Duke University, a Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Oregon School of Science and Engineering at OHSU, and received her MD from the University of Louisville. She completed both her Psychiatry residency and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Washington. She is a staff psychiatrist Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center.   

Dr. Bergquist is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and serves as the Government Relations Committee chair for WSPA.  In addition, she is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) where she serves on the Advocacy Committee, the Inpatient, Residential, and Partial Hospitalization Committee, and the Presidential Initiative Task Force on Emotion Dysregulation in Children and Adolescents.

As a community leader, she is an elected member of the School Board for the Renton School District.