Dr. Sindu Pillai MD
Award Winning Pediatrician
Dr.Sindu Pillai graduated from T.D Medical College, India in 1991. After graduation, Dr.Pillai did her residency at the Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Before setting up her practice in the Temecula Valley in 1998, Dr.Pillai practiced general pediatrics in the Western suburbs of Chicago for 3 years. Dr.Pillai's love for children and the desire to help them grow into healthy adults motivated her to choose a career in Pediatrics.
Dr.Pillai is married and has 2 children. She has a passion for classical music and dance and is a patron of Indian dance and music. In her free time, Dr.Pillai loves to spend time with her family and friends. She loves to organize and participate in various cultural activities in the community.
*Over 23 years of experience in which 15+ years in Murrieta, CA
*Gold Medalist From Medical School
*Award Winner from the American Academy of Pediatrics PREP
*Best Pediatrician Award for five consecutive years
*PREP Education Award from AAP for the past five years
*Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
*Attending Clinical Professor at Western Medical Sciences, Pomona, CA
Rancho Springs Hospital, Inland
Loma Linda Hospital, Murrieta
Refferals: Children's Hospital in San Diego & Loma Linda Medical Center
Dr. Pillai has privileges at the leading hospitals located in the Murrieta area like Rancho Springs Hospital, Inland Valley Hospital, Loma Linda Hospital, Murrieta. She is also an Attending Clinical Professor at Western Medical Sciences, Pomona, CA
Rancho Springs Hospital
The largest childbirth center in Southwest Riverside County, 24-hour Emergency Services, Radiology Services, Inpatient/Outpatient Surgery and more.
Inland Valley Hosptial
24-hour Emergency Services (Regional Trauma Center), a nationally-ranked Weight-Loss Surgery Center of Excellence, Center for Wound Care, Radiology Services and more.
Loma Linda Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA
- AETNA HMO/PPO
- BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD PPO/POS
- BEACH STREET
- BENEFIT ADVANTAGE
- CIGNA HMO/PPO
- ELECTRICAL WORKERS HEALTH WELFARE
- GEHA HMO/PPO/POS
- GREAT WEST
- HEALTHSCOPE GROUP
- HEALTH COMP
- Health Net
- HUMANA LIFE
- HUMANA INC HMO/PPO
- INLAND EMPIRE HEALTH PLAN
- JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE
- LABORERS HEALTH AND WELFARE
- LA COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS
- FIREMANS RELIEF
- MOTION PICTURES HEALTH
- OPERATING ENGINEERS
- OXFORD HEALTH /PPO-AFF
- PRIMECARE MEDICAL GROUP
- PRINCIPAL FIN GROUP
- PROVIDENT LIFE
- PRUDENTIAL PPO
- RISK MANAGEMENT
- TRIWEST REGION
- TRIBAL HEALTH PARTNERS
- UNITED HEALTH CARE
- VANTAGE MEDICAL GROUP
- WESTERN GROCERS TRUST
- 1. How long does it take to get an appointment?
Sick/problems the same day, physicals within 1-2 weeks.
- 2. Can I get a hold of Dr. Pillai after hours?
Yes, she is available on her mobile phone 24/7 after hours and weekends
- 3. What is the protocol if I have any medical questions?
The receptionist will take your message and Dr. Pillai will return your call on the same day.
- 4. What if I need a referral?
Patient will need to be seen by Dr. Pillai. The referral will then be submitted to your insurance company for approval. Routine referral process can take 7 - 10 working days with the exception of urgent referrals. Once approved, the referral coordinator will contact you with all the information.
- 5. How long has Dr.Pillai in practice?
Over 15 years. Dr. Pillai finished her residency in 1995 from Cook County Hospital, Chicago
- 6. Is the practice very busy?
No, Dr. Pillai's office is a small solo practice and provides friendly, personalized service.