Monika A. Symms, MD
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Monika A. Symms, MD

  • Pediatrics
Average rating: 5.0
Burbank Pediatrics | 2625 West Alameda Avenue, Suite 300, Burbank, CA 91505


Dr. Monika Symms is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her clinical areas of expertise include preventative and sick care of newborns through teenagers, with special interests in nutrition, sleep, behavior and skin disorders.

After receiving her medical education from Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poland, she completed her pediatrics residency training at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. During residency, Dr. Symms was nominated twice for the Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts with honors from New York University.

Dr. Symms loves to support and educate families and feels it is a great privilege to care for children. She has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor by her physician peers since 2018 and has been a proud and active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics since 2006.




Medical Board Certification

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2012


Pediatrics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 2009


MD, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, 2005


  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2018-2024

Hospital Affiliations

Areas of Focus


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2018-2024


Overall Rating:
61 total ratings | 25 reviews
May 22, 2024
Very thorough and helpful
May 22, 2024
She is very attentive and personable . She suggested great ideas to improve my child’s sleep .
May 15, 2024
Dr Symms accommodated us into her busy schedule. She answered all of our questions and never made us feel rushed. She’s kind, attentive and knowledgeable
April 12, 2024
Very nice and professional.
April 10, 2024
Dr. Simms is understanding and patient with my son and me as a first time mother. She is gentle and explains everything well. I love her genuine love for children