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Frederick Kaskel, MD, PhD
Chief Emeritus, Nephrology, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Kaskel, is an internationally acclaimed researcher and clinician in children’s kidney disease, and an expert in pediatric hypertension. Dr. Kaskel has broad experience in network and local media interviews.

Areas of Expertise

  • Prevention of Kidney Disease Progression
  • End-stage Kidney Replacement Therapy and Transplantation
  • Pediatric Hypertension

Selected Media Coverage

NBC News, Medscape


Elizabeth M. Alderman, MDElizabeth M. Alderman, M.D.
Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital at Montefiore 
Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Alderman, is a nationally recognized expert in adolescent health and all medical concerns relating to the teenage years. Her academic interests center on health screening and quality improvement in the delivery of adolescent health care.

Areas of Expertise

  • Adolescent Medicine and Sexual health
  • Common parenting concerns during adolescence
  • Pediatrics
  • Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents with Chronic Illness
  • Eating Disorders

Selected Media Coverage

The New York Times, Huff Post, YouTube, YouTube, NPR


Laura Conrad, DO
Director of Pediatric Asthma Center, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, (Pediatric Respiratory & Sleep Medicine)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Conrad, specializes in the treatment of children with respiratory disorders and has a particular interest in pediatric asthma. Her interest in asthma extends to her research endeavors, where she has focused on pediatric asthma, specifically in urban communities where there is a high asthma burden. She has had her work published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and presented at international conferences.

Areas of Expertise

  • Childhood Asthma
  • Asthma Research

Selected Media Coverage

News12 Bronx, Bronx Voice

Jessica Rieder, MD
Director, B'N Fit Program, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Rieder, is a board-certified specialist in adolescent medicine and the founder and director of the Bronx Nutrition and Fitness Initiative for Teens (B’N Fit) weight management program. Dr. Rieder’s academic interests include adolescent obesity and its complications, in particular, ovarian hyperandrogenism or polycystic ovary syndrome.

Areas of Expertise

  • Obesity in Children and Adolescents
  • Lifestyle and Diet Modifications for Weight Loss
  • Complications of Obesity
  • Childhood Obesity Prevention

Selected Media Coverage

Nature

Margaret L. Aldrich, MD  
Director, Pediatric Infection Control and Epidemiology, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease), Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Dr. Aldrich focuses on healthcare associated infections, emerging pathogens and vaccine preventable illeness, sharing her work through peer-reviewed journals and invited presentations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Infectious Deseases

Selected Media Coverage

News 12 Brooklyn, BronxNet, Bloomberg, Huff Post, News 12 Bronx, Huff Post


Brenda I. Anosike, MD, MHPBrenda I. Anosike
Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine 

Dr. Anosike is co-lead for the Pediatric COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (mAB) program. She serves as a member of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, a national advisory consortium on pediatric COVID therapeutics. She is enthusiastically involved in medical school, residency and fellowship education. Dr. Anosike currently sees patients at the Pediatric Ambulatory Sub-Specialty Clinic at CHAM.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Infectious Deseases

Selected Media Coverage

BronxNet, News 12 Bronx, News 12 Bronx, Lohud 



Migelina German, PhD
Associate Clinical Director, Trauma Services, Montefiore’s Rose F. Kennedy Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center
Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Dr. Germán's clinical focus is on pediatric anxiety, ADHD, depression and trauma. She has special expertise in postpartum mood and anxiety disorders and providing parental mental health services. Dr. Germán also specializes in the mental health of Latino children and families.

Areas of Expertise

  • Psychology
  • Pediatrics
  • Children's Mental Health
  • Childhood Trauma

Selected Media Coverage

MSNBCNPR, BronxNet, NBC News, TODAY, NPR



Gracy K. Delaney, MD, MPHSee the source image
Pediatrician and Director of Clinical Services, Montefiore School Health Program

Dr. Gracy is a practicing pediatrician focused on delivering care to children who struggle with access. She has worked locally and nationally with programs targeting children and adolescents in schools, as well as children suffering from poverty, homeless children and families who have been unable to consistently get high quality health care. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Children's Vaccinations
  • Childhood Mental Health
  • Health Equity
  • Pediatric Primary Care

Selected Media Coverage

NY1, PIX11, News 12 Bronx, Manhattan Times, BronxNet



Daphne T. Hsu, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Hsu, is one of the nation's leading experts in children's heart failure and heart transplant. Dr. Hsu has treated more than 600 children with heart failure and more than 250 children undergoing heart transplant. Dr. Hsu brings unique specialized medical skills, decades of experience and extraordinary commitment to the care of children with complex heart disease.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Cardiology
 Cardiomyopathy

Selected Media Coverage

Medpage Today



Kevin P. Fiori, MD, MPH, MSKevin P. Fiori
Medical Director at Office of Community & Population Health
Assistant Professor Pediatrics and Family & Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Fiori, is a general pediatrician, researcher and educator.  He is an Associate Professor in both
the Division of Academic General Pediatrics and Department of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He is the Director-Social Determinants of Health at the Office of Community & Population Health, Montefiore Health System. His research aims to address health disparities in communities both in the Bronx and abroad. 

Areas of Expertise
  • Pediatrics
  • Family and Social Medicine
Community & Population Health

Selected Media Coverage

U.S.News, NIH



David M. Loeb, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation; Director, Sarcoma Program
Professor, Pediatrics and Developmental and Molecular Biology, Children's Hospital at Montefiore

Dr. Loeb, is the Director of the Sarcoma Program, he focuses on tumors of connective tissue, such as bone and muscle. He also has expertise in the care of children with other solid tumors. A member of the bone marrow transplantation team, Dr. Loeb also cares for patients with acute leukemias and has expertise in the application of immunotherapy to childhood cancer.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Pediatric Oncology Research
Selected Media Coverage

CBS News,
WPIX11


Suzette O. Oyeku, MD
Chief, Academic General Pediatrics, Director, Academic General Pediatrics
Fellowship, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Professor, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Oyeku, is a general pediatrician who has expertise in health services research. She has focused her career on improving care and outcomes for children with chronic diseases, such as sickle cell disease. Dr. Oyeku is actively engaged in community education and advocacy.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Primary Care
  • Health Equity
  •  Children's Vaccinations
Selected Media Coverage

CBS News, Rheumatologyadvisor.com, LEADERS Magazine p.152 ABC-7NY,
CBS News, Becker's Hospital Review, WFUV.org, Science News



Lauren T. Roth, MD
Attending Physician, Academic General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Roth, has particular expertise in caring for LGBTQ+ youth, gender-affirming care for transgender youth, and ways to educate pediatric faculty and trainees regarding clinical practice and treatment guidelines for children with gender dysphoria. Her work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and articles.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Primary Care
  • Medical School and Resident Education
  • LGBTQ+ Youth healthcare
  • Gender-affirming care for transgender youth

Selected Media Coverage

News12 BronxBronxNet



Dawn M. Wahezi, MD
Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Director, Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Wahezi, has a particular research interest in juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM)
and was awarded the Cure JM Foundation Early Investigator Award for her research in premature atherosclerosis. Dr. Wahezi has authored numerous publications and is currently engaged in several research projects within the domains of JDM and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
At The Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Dr. Wahezi has established an interdisciplinary clinic and comprehensive patient registry for both children with JDM and SLE. Additional expertise includes the treatment of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and Dr. Wahezi is the site investigator for numerous clinical trials within this domain.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Lupus
  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis

Selected Media Coverage

Medscape, The New York Times, Clear Health Costs, creakjoints.org,



Alyssa H. Silver, MDp
Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine, Children's Hospital at Montefiore Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Silver focuses on clinical research in the areas of pediatric hospital medicine, with her main interests being bronchiolitis, firearm injuries, and variation in care in for several common conditions.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatrics
 Gun Violence Prevention

Selected Media Coverage 

Bronx Voice, Romper, GNYHA