Language: English
Gender: Female
WCM Physician (What is this?)
Pediatric Rheumatology
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 774-7367
(212) 774-2083

Specialties & Expertise


  • Pediatrics
  • Rheumatology


  • Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
  • Systemic Lupus
  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis


Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Associate Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Attending Pediatrician
Hospital for Special Surgery

Education & Training

  • M.D., Medical University of South Carolina, 1999
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1994


Dr. Alexa B. Adams specializes in the treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis, childhood systemic lupus and vaculitides 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 Assistant Attending Pediatric Rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery.