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Meet the Comprehensive Family Care Center Physicians

Blanche S. Benenson, MD

Gender
Female
Department
Pediatrics
Practice Specialty
Developmental Pediatrics
Medical Education
Cornell University Medical College
Residency
Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship
Montefiore Medical Center
Main Location
CERC/Rose F. Kennedy Center
1225 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: (718) 839-7038
Fax: (718) 862-1845
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Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Director of Behavioral Pediatrics and Clinical Services, Department of Pediatrics, and Site Coordinator of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Developmental-behavioral pediatrics
Research Focus
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), temper tantrums, elimination disorders, functional pain and failure to thrive
Biography

Dr. Benenson specializes in developmental-behavioral pediatrics, with an emphasis on children with behavioral problems such as school issues, temper tantrums, elimination disorders and feeding problems. A faculty member at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she is actively involved in training developmental-behavioral fellows, pediatric residents and medical students. Her particular interests include the interaction of the school and medical systems, as well as providing culturally competent care. She serves on the training committee for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, and she has been on other educational committees in the past. Dr. Benenson has also participated in national meetings for Maternal and Child Health Bureau fellows and in the Consensus Conference to develop Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care, and she has given multiple invited talks and grand rounds on behavioral topics.

Blanche S. Benenson, MD, Director of Behavioral Pediatrics and Clinical Services, Department of Pediatrics, and Site Coordinator of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore , Developmental Pediatrics