Top 10 Pediatricians in New York City

Looking for the most-recommended pediatricians in New York City metro area?

Check to see if your doctor is one of the ‘Top 10 Pediatricians’ in NYC based on ratings and reviews. Vitals’ visitors who leave ratings and reviews for a doctor are asked about different factors during their appointment. These factors can include follow-up after an appointment, ease of making an appointment, accurate diagnosis, bedside manner, promptness, courteous staff and more.

The information for this infographic was sourced from Vitals.com. Vitals’ proprietary ranking algorithm uses recent ratings and reviews along with other data to determine the provider rankings.

Here are the Top 10 Pediatricians in New York City (and metro areas): 

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Take a look at this list to help identify the highest-rated pediatricians in New York City, who are getting high praise from patients.

1. Dr. Cathy Ward. Dr. Ward has 23 years of experience in pediatrics and 9 areas of expertise. She has won 6 awards including the Patients’ Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award, Top 10 Doctor – Neighborhood, Top 10 Doctor – City and Compassionate Doctor Award – 5 Year Honoree. View her profile and further credentials.

2. Dr. Lisa Kaufman. Dr. Kaufman has 25 years of experience in pediatrics, 5 areas of expertise, and 1 board certification. She has won 3 awards including the Patients’ Choice Award, On-Time Doctor Award, and Compassionate Doctor Recognition. View her profile and further credentials.

3. Dr. William Spivak. Dr. Spivak has 41 years of experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics, 4 areas of expertise, 2 board certifications. He has won the Top 10 Doctor – Neighborhood (2014). View his profile and further credentials.

4. Dr. William Rappaport. Dr. Rappaport has 34 years of experience specializing in Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology, 9 areas of expertise, and 2 board certifications. He has won 4 awards including Patients’ Choice Award, On-Time Doctor Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, and Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award. View his profile and further credentials.

5. Dr. Zvi Marans. Dr. Marans has 33 years of experience specializing in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics. He has 2 areas of expertise, 2 specialties, and 1 board certification. He has won 5 awards including Patients’ Choice Award, On-Time Doctor Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Top 10 Doctor – Metro Area, and Top 10 Doctor – State. View his profile and further credentials.

6. Dr. Sonia Gidwani. Dr. Gidwani has 27 years of experience specializing in Pediatrics. She is affiliated withSlhrc Faculty Practice. Dr. Gidwani has 6 areas of expertise and 1 board certification. She has won 5 awards including Patients’ Choice Award, On-Time Doctor Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Top 10 Doctor – Neighborhood, and Compassionate Doctor Award – 5 Year Honoree. View her profile and further credentials.

7. Dr. Jacalyn Shafer. Dr. Shafer has 27 years of experience specializing in pediatrics. She has 5 areas of expertise and 1 board certification. She has won two awards including the Patients’ Choice Award and the On-Time Doctor Award. View her profile and further credentials.

8. Dr. Jennifer Henle. Dr. Henle has 16 years of experience specializing in Adolescent Medicine and Pediatrics. She has 6 areas of expertise and 1 board certification. View her profile for additional information.

9. Dr. Phyllis Kwok. Dr. Kwok has 23 years of experience specializing in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She is affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center. She has 10 areas of expertise and 2 board certifications. View her profile for more information.

10. Dr. Ruby Harmon. Dr. Harmon has 18 years of experience specializing in Pediatrics.  She has 5 areas of expertise and 1 board certification. She has won 3 awards including the Patients’ Choice Award, On-Time Doctor Award, and Compassionate Doctor Recognition. View her profile for additional details.

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