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Jessica Rieder, MD, MS

Gender
F
Department
Pediatrics
Practice Specialty
Adolescent Medicine (Pediatric), Pediatrics
Medical Education
University of Alberta
Residency
Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship
Montefiore Medical Center
Main Location
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
Phone: (718) 920-6781
Fax: (718) 944-5862
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4321
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Montefiore At 141 South Central Avenue
141 South Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY 10530
Phone: (914) 721-7120
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Academic Title
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Director of B’N Fit Power Program; Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Adolescent medicine, adolescent gynecology, adolescent obesity
Research Focus
Adolescent obesity, adolescent gynecology with research interests in weight management program evaluations and polycystic ovarian syndrome
Publications
View Dr. Rieder's publications on PubMed
Highlights
Biography

Jessica Rieder, MD, a board-certified specialist in adolescent medicine, is Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is founder and Director of the Bronx Nutrition and Fitness Initiative for Teens (B’N Fit) weight management program, a joint venture between The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center.

Dr. Rieder earned her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Alberta in 1990 and her MD degree with honors in research from the same university in 1994. She completed her clinical training, including pediatric residency, chief residency and adolescent medicine fellowship, at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She joined the pediatric faculty at Einstein and Montefiore upon completion of her fellowship in 2001. In 2003 Dr. Rieder earned a master’s degree in clinical research from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Rieder’s academic interests include adolescent obesity and its complications, in particular, ovarian hyperandrogenism or polycystic ovary syndrome. As Director of the B’N Fit Program, she oversees a clinical and research team of physicians, a nutritionist, a social worker, and administrative and support staff. Dr. Rieder is funded through the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, the New York State Health Foundation and private foundations to conduct short- and long-term effectiveness evaluations of the B’N Fit program.

Jessica Rieder, MD, MS, Director of B’N Fit Power Program; Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Adolescent Medicine (Pediatric), Pediatrics