Jennifer F. Cross   Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Dr. Jennifer Cross is an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, where she also serves as the Program Director for the Early Intervention Program. An expert in the diagnosis and management of children with developmental disabilities, Dr. Cross is board certified in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She was voted one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors in 2011.

Dr. Cross received her medical degree (MB ChB) from Bristol University Medical School, Bristol England in 1983. After completing an internship at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, Dr. Cross moved to the United States, where she completed her Pediatric residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital and then fellowships in Neonatology at New York Hospital and in Developmental Pediatrics at Westchester Institute for Human Development/New York Medical College. After her fellowships, Dr. Cross was appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics in the Department of Developmental Pediatrics at New York Medical College (NYMC), Valhalla and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at Westchester Medical Center, where she worked for eight years. Before joining Weill Cornell Medical College in 2006, Dr. Cross worked as a Developmental Pediatrician for four years atThe McCarton Center for Developmental Pediatrics in Manhattan, where she provided evaluations and management for children with a variety of developmental, learning, and behavioral disabilities including autistic spectrum disorders.

In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Cross teaches residents and medical students, and serves on the advisory board of the Weill Cornell Autism Research Program (WCARP).


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  • Clinical and Translational Science Center- Institutional CTSC Internal Funding UL1  awarded by CTSC Cost Share Co-Investigator 2017 - 2022



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