Vivien L. Yap   Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Dr. Yap completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of the Philippines (B.S. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and  Doctor of Medicine).  She went on to complete her Pediatrics residency at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA and a Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.   Following her fellowship, she worked as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and as an Assistant Attending Neonatologist at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital before returning to New York City. 

She is board-certified in both Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Her primary clinical and research interests are in brain injury and outcomes of the newborn.  In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Yap is the Fellowship Director for the Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at NYP-Weill Cornell.


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