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Alexa B. Adams, M.D.

Pediatric Rheumatology

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Biographical Info

Dr. Alexa B. Adams specializes in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis, childhood systemic lupus and vasculitis of childhood.

Throughout her career, Dr. Adams has won numerous awards, including the Distinguished house Staff Award, and has been an active member of several associations for medical professionals.

She is currently an Associate Attending Pediatric Rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Honors and Awards

• Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor, 2014-2020

• Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2015-2021

• New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2015-2017, 2020-2021

• “My Doc Rocks” Award, Arthritis Foundation. September, 2012. Recognized by the Arthritis Foundation as “an outstanding medical professional who values her relationship with her patients”.

• Distinguished House Staff Award, Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council, 2002

• Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society, 1999 

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Rheumatology)
Clinical Expertise
Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
Juvenile Dermatomyositis
Juvenile Arthritis
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) In Childhood
  • M.D.
    Medical University of South Carolina
  • B.A.
    University of Virginia
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Attending Pediatrician
    Hospital for Special Surgery

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