Elizabeth M. Alderman, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Adolescent Medicine (Pediatric), Pediatrics
- Medical Education
- SUNY Health Sciences at Stony Brook
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Professor, Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Administrative Title
- Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine; Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
- Clinical Focus
- Adolescent gynecology, menstrual disorders, reproductive health services for adolescents with chronic illness, eating disorders
- Research Focus
- Adolescent gynecology, menstrual disorders, reproductive health services for adolescents with chronic illness, eating disorders; Research Emphasis: Health care delivery for adolescents
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Elizabeth M. Alderman, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, is Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM). She is also a Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Alderman’s clinical focuses are on office gynecology, including a special practice for girls with heavy menstrual bleeding or abnormal vaginal bleeding, as well as the medical management of eating disorders. Her clinical expertise also includes reproductive health for both adolescent boys and girls. She joined the Montefiore team as faculty in 1992.
Dr. Alderman received her Bachelor of Science with Honors, from Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Science in 1983. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Medicine degree with Distinction in Research, from State University of New York at Stony Book in 1987. Dr. Alderman began a residency in Pediatrics in 1987, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Montefiore and Einstein.
Dr. Alderman’s research interests focus on quality improvement in the delivery of adolescent health care and health screening. She has published research on sexually transmitted infections and adolescent gynecology.
Dr. Alderman has been a recipient of numerous awards for her clinical work and research. In 2013, she received the Adele Dellenbaugh Hoffman Award for excellence in adolescent medicine, given by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Alderman is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of many professional societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, where she is currently the Chair of the Committee of Adolescence and past chairperson of the Section of Adolescent Health Executive Committee, the Society for Adolescent Medicine, as a former Executive Board member and the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology of which she was past president.