Aliza Solomon, D.O.

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Aliza Solomon

Dr. Aliza Solomon is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Her clinical expertise includes pediatric gastroenterolgy and nutrition and gastrointestinal motility with a focus on Eosinophilic Esophagitis/Allergic GI Disorders and Inflammatory Bowel.  She currently divides her time between patient care, clinical research, and mentoring residents and fellows.

Dr. Solomon received her B.A. in Psychology from Queens College in 1997. She completed her training in osteopathy at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, earning her D.O. degree in 2002.   After completing a three-year residency in pediatrics at Infants and Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn, Maimonides Medical Center in 2005, Dr. Solomon was selected for a Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, which she completed in 2008.   Also that year, Dr. Solomon completed the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society’s clinical training program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Solomon is an active researcher and educator. She has worked closely with Dr. Robbyn Sockolow to develop the innovative “jelly bean test,” a technique to help children swallow pills and successfully undergo capsule endoscopic procedures. Her research pursuits currently include mechanisms of metabolism in gastrointestinal diseases and obesity.


Eosinophilic Esophagitis:

Treatments for Eosinophilic Esophagitis:

The Jellybean Test:

Food Intolerance (w/Shara):

Cow's Milk Protein Allergy in Infants:

Feeding Problems in Infancy and Childhood:





Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  1. Solomon AB, Beneck DM. Tracheobronchial Remnants: A Rare Congenital Anomaly. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2010 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Moon A, Solomon A, Beneck D, Cunningham-Rundles S. Positive association between Helicobacter pylori and gastroesophageal reflux disease in children. J Pediatric Gastroenterol Nutr (June 2009, E-Pub)
    >>Click here for e-link to article

Book Chapters

  1. Sockolow R, Solomon A. Chapter: The Jelly Bean Test: A Novel Technique to Help Children Swallow Medications. In Concepts and Applications of Pediatric Drug Development , Ed: Andrew Mulberg, John Wiley Sons, Inc. New York, in press.
  2. Koslowe O, Solomon A, Sockolow R. Chapter: IBD and the Adolescent. The Life Cycle and IBD: A Focus on Special Populations. Ed: E Scherl and M Dubinsky. SLACK Incorporated, Thorofare, New Jersey, in press.

Honors and Awards

2006-2008  NIH Fellow, R25 grant “Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Collaborative”

2006    Finalist, Irving Weissman Competition for Research on Obesity Prevention

2005    Excellence in Research Award, Maimonides Medical Center

2005    NASPGHAN Fellows Research Award, NASPGHAN First Year Fellows Conference