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Esther C. Kibakaya, MD
E. Caroline Kibakaya, MD, is Attending Physician and Academic General Pediatric Fellow at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Dr. Kibakaya is general pediatrician who provides pediatric primary care to children and adolescents. She is also interested in the care of children and adolescents with mental health conditions.
In 2005, Dr. Kibakaya began a yearlong study of cardiovascular technology at Houston Community College. She then attended Houston Baptist University until 2007 and studied bio-chemistry and molecular biology. In 2009, she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at the Tennessee State University. She then attended Morehouse School of Medicine, where she received her Doctor of Medicine in 2015. Dr. Kibakaya began her postgraduate training in 2015 with a yearlong internship in Pediatrics at the Jacobi Medical Center at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. From 2016 to 2019, she completed a residency in Pediatrics at the same institution, becoming Chief Resident in her final year. In 2019, she began an Academic General Pediatric fellowship at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Dr. Kibakaya is also pursuing a Master of Science degree in Clinical Research Methods at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Kibakaya’s areas of research focus on understanding the role of resilience factors on the functional outcomes among adolescents with mental health conditions. She is also examining the role resilience factors may play in buffering the impact of adverse childhood experiences.
In 2013, she received first prize for medical students at the Curtis Carter Research Annual Symposium from Morehouse School of Medicine. In 2019, Dr. Kibakaya received an award for outstanding achievement in the teaching of medical students from the Leo M. Davidoff Society at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
3444 Kossuth Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2410
- Medical School:
Morehouse School of Medicine
Jacobi Medical Center