Seeking a Pediatric Gastroenterology Physician Leader at Cohen Children’s Medical Center/Northwell

Brooklyn and Manhattan, New York
Jul 18, 2023
Position Type

Cohen Children’s Medical Center, The Department of Pediatrics of Northwell Health, and The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell seek a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. In addition to supporting the patient care, research, and education missions of CCMC, a goal of this position would be to serve as the clinical lead in our Western Region which includes Brooklyn and Manhattan. The ideal applicant for this position would have at least 5 years of experience and has interest in leading program development.

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology includes 13 full-time faculty members including two pediatric hepatologists as well as an ACGME approved Fellowship program. The Division has a been a long-time center of excellence in Pediatric IBD which includes a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, surgeons, advance practice nurses, dieticians, and social worker. Expertise in intestinal rehabilitation, nutrition disorders, a comprehensive aerodigestive program, and advanced biliary endoscopy are among other well-developed programs fully supported by a multispecialty, cohesive team approach. There is a long-standing clinical research program that now includes three research coordinators.

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 is among the top-rated children’s hospitals in New York State and is nationally ranked for superior care in a total of eight specialties, including Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, according to US News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Children’s Hospitals. 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 Institute 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.

For further details and opportunities, please contact:

Lindsay Appelman, Senior Physician Recruiter, Northwell Health:


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