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Every child, no matter how small, knows how to dream big—about the person they’ll grow into and the way they’ll change the world. This spirit inspires us to think big, too, by going beyond the status quo and relentlessly pursuing breakthroughs that will impact children’s health for years to come.

Our innovative thinking and advanced expertise make us a leader in pediatric care, and our expert multidisciplinary team is unmatched in a wide range of pediatric specialties.

But our patients are the true heroes.

The children being treated and cured here are motivating cutting-edge research in complex specialties like genomics and cardiac care, and driving the development of new treatment methods for kids with serious conditions. Our patients are impacting the health and treatment of children across the hallway, across the country and across the globe.

You can be a hero, too. Whether you are the parent of a child, or looking to support children through donation, here you’ll play a role in securing a healthier future for generations of children, in New York and beyond. 


Charles Schleien, MD

Executive Director, Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Senior Vice President, Executive Director and Chair, Pediatric Services, Northwell Health, Chair and Professor, Pediatrics, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Jonathan Scheidt, MBA

Deputy Executive Director, Cohen Children's Medical Center

Vice President, Pediatric Services

Richard Alan Friedman, MD

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

David Gregory Fagan, MD

Vice Chairman - Pediatric Administration - Ambulatory General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Specialties: Pediatrics

Marty Ellington, MD, MPH

Chairman of Pediatrics, Lenox Hill Hospital

Specialties: Pediatrics, Neonatal / Perinatal Medicine

Philip Roth, MD

Department Chairman - Chairman of Pediatrics of Pediatrics - Neonatology, Staten Island University Hospital

Specialties: Neonatal / Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics

Sunil Kumar Sood, MD

Chairman of Pediatrics - Infectious Disease, Southside Hospital

Specialties: Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatrics

Peter Laurence Richel, MD

Specialties: Pediatrics

Michael B. Grosso, MD

Chairman - Department of Pediatrics of Pediatrics, Huntington Hospital

Medical Director, Huntington Hospital

Specialties: Pediatrics

Margaret Ann Stillman, MD

Specialties: Pediatrics