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Meet the Family Care Center Physicians

Lynn Davidson, MD

Practice Specialty
Developmental Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (Pediatric), Pediatrics
Montefiore Medical Center
Board Certified
Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, The Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Dr. Davidson focuses on children with special health care needs. She has a particular interest in treating those with autism, attention deficit disorder and cerebral palsy. She also concentrates on neurodevelopmental/behavioral evaluations, helping children transition from adolescence to adulthood and screening children and adolescents for mental health issues in a general pediatric setting.
Research Focus
General pediatrics; children with special healthcare needs; neurodevelopment/behavioral evaluations; transition from adolescents to adulthood; screening children and adolescents for mental health issues in a general practice setting

Lynn Davidson, MD, graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai College and completed her residency at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.

Dr. Davidson has been a clinician-educator at CHAM for over two decades. In that capacity she has played an active role in teaching medical students and residents. She provides comprehensive, coordinated and culturally appropriate care to a large population of multi-ethnic patients. She also provides co-located neurodevelopmental-behavioral consultations to the Family Care Center practice.

Dr. Davidson has particular interesting in the successful transition of youth with special health care needs to the adult medical world. She is involved in educational, research and quality improvement transition initiatives both locally and nationally. These included:

  • Monthly workshops for residents during their developmental/behavioral rotation, in which we review transitional literature and practices
  • Active membership in the International Health Care Transition Research network
  • Active membership in the Montefiore Adolescent Primary Care Initiative
  • Membership in the interdisciplinary transition group at CHAM, whose goal is to coordinate transition resources
  • Ongoing quality improvement and research in incorporating mental health screening in primary care practices

In addition, for nearly 20 years, Dr. Davidson has been a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) District 2, Chapter 3 Committee on Children and Disabilities. She has served as co-chair of the committee since 2007 and is currently a member at large on the Executive Committee for Chapter 3.