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Robert W. Marion, MD

Practice Specialty
Clinical Genetics
Medical Education
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Main Location
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
Phone: (718) 741-2323
Fax: (718) 920-6506
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Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 741-2450
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Academic Title
Professor, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health, and Ruth L. Gottesman Professor of Developmental Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Clinical Focus
Pediatric genetics, medical genetics, the genetics of autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, spina bifida, Down syndrome and other chromosome abnormalities, Williams syndrome
Research Focus
Natural history and genetic basis of multiple malformation syndromes, including spina bifida, Williams syndrome, Velo-cardio-facial syndrome; genetic basis of autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities; cardiogenetic disorders

Dr.  Marion is Executive Director of the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center and the University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the Rose F. Kennedy Center. He is Chief of the Divisions of Genetics and of Development Medicine at T he Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and Director of the Center for Congenital Disorders.  

A faculty member at Einstein since 1984,

Dr. Marion’s interests include the natural history and genetic basis of multiple malformation syndromes. At The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore he has served as Medical Director of the Spina Bifida Center for 20 years, is the founder and Medical Director of the Williams Syndrome Center, and helped organize the Center for CardioG enetics, the Neurofibromatosis Center, and the Center for Excellence in Autism. He has published extensively in the medical literature in these areas and, in addition, is the author of seven books.

Dr. Marion is the recipient of Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Samuel Rosen Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching(selected by medical students) and the Alumni Association’s Lifetime Service Award. He is also the winner of the Lewis Fraad Award for Residency Education and the Obrinsky Award for excellence in medical student teaching in the Department of Pediatrics. He also received the Zella Bronfman Butler Change Agent Awardby UJA-Federation of New York .

Robert W. Marion, MD, Clinical Genetics