“As a board-certified integrative medicine provider and pediatrician, my goal is to provide patients with the most balanced and effective approach to wellness.”

Board Certification

  • Pediatrics
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Lactation Consultant



Stony Brook University Medical Center
General Pediatrics – Chief Resident
Stony Brook, NY

Medical School

State University of New York College of Medicine
Brooklyn, NY

Graduate School

Adelphi University
Garden City, NY

Professional Associations

American Academy of Pediatrics

Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine

Travis County Medical Society

La Leche League

Personal Interests

Outside of the office, Dr. Van enjoys spending quality time with her children, doing yoga, hiking, and exploring Austin’s great restaurants.


Dr. Van Benthuysen completed her studies for her Master’s Degree in Biology at Adelphi University, and obtained her medical degree from the State University of New York College of Medicine. She completed her residency in general pediatrics at Stony Brook University Medical Center in New York and followed with an additional year as Chief Resident. Dr. Van Benthuysen is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Holistic Medical Association, Travis County Medical Society, and the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants.

Dr. Van Benthuysen says…

“After having children, I became passionate about helping new mothers achieve their breastfeeding goals, and then completed training to become a certified lactation consultant. My residency training also provided extensive experience with caring for special needs children.”