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Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician – New Hyde Park, NY

Northwell Health Physician Partners
New Hyde Park, New York
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Full Time
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Northwell Health is seeking a part time or full time Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician to join the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at Cohen Children s Medical Center of New York, a 202-bed tertiary care, free-standing pediatric facility located on the New York City / Long Island border.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a broad range of disorders -- including attention deficit disorders, autism spectrum disorder, behavioral issues, developmental delays, common genetic abnormalities (e.g., Down syndrome), sleep and feeding disorders and educational problems involving speech, language and/or learning. Although the Division is primarily seeking candidates who are BC/BE in DBP or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, pediatricians with a demonstrated interest in and considerable experience dealing with children with ADHD or other developmental issues are also encouraged to apply.

Although the major responsibilities for this faculty position will be the clinical evaluation and follow-up of children and adolescents with a range of developmental and behavioral complaints in an outpatient setting, new faculty will also be actively involved with resident and fellowship training. Research opportunities may also exist for interested candidates with a demonstrated commitment. Applicants must be Board Certified in Pediatrics and Board Eligible/Certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.

The Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics presently consists of 9 attending physicians, 3 fellows, 2 nurse practitioners, 3 psychologists, a social worker, a nurse coordinator, and a clinical nurse. Major programs of the Division include a Developmental Evaluation Program, a High Risk Newborn Follow-up Program, and an ADHD Center. Attendings will have an academic appointment at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Cohen Children s Medical Center opened in 1983 as the New York metropolitan area s only hospital designed exclusively for children. Today, it is the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the region, treating over 230,000 children per year and serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. It is the tertiary pediatric medical center of the Northwell Health System and the only Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island. Cohen Children s Medical Center was the top-rated children s hospital in New York State and has earned top national rankings for exceptional care in nine pediatric specialties, according to US News & World Report s 2021-2022 Best Children s Hospitals. As the largest provider of pediatric health services in the state, Cohen Children s has been ranked among the nation s top children s hospitals by US News for 15 consecutive years. Please find more information about the department of Pediatrics in this video:

With 23 hospitals and more than 750 outpatient locations throughout the Metro New York area and beyond, Northwell Health serves over 11 million people and is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the nation. In addition to renowned clinical facilities, Northwell faculty members enjoy access to the academic and research resources of the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. At Northwell Health, we are committed to the highest quality of clinical care, dedicated to improving lives through research, and strive for excellence at all times.

If you choose to join us, you will find not only a great career opportunity, but also great lifestyle options. No matter where you choose to live, from the family-centered suburbs of Long Island to the glitter and buzz of Manhattan to the serene beauty of the Atlantic coast, the New York metropolitan area offers something for everyone.

Northwell is proud to offer a highly competitive salary and generous benefits package.

For further details and opportunities, please contact: Lindsay Appelman, Senior Physician Recruiter, Northwell Health,


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