Language: English
Gender: Male
Pediatric Critical Care
525 East 68th Street, M-508
New York, NY 10065
P: (212) 746-3056 | F: (212) 746-8332
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Personal Statement

 Named one of New York's Super Doctors, 2013

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Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Shock
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Asthma, Severe

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 [Medicare]
  • 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 [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1982

Honors and Awards

  1. 2011-2001, Castle Connolly: Top Doctors, New York Metro Area
  2. 2011, Elected - American College of Critical Care Medicine Board of Regents
  3. 2011, Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation
  4. 2011-2001, Best Doctors in America
  5. 2003, 1998, 1997, 1996 New York Magazine: Best Doctors in New York
  6. 2000-1998 Castle Connolly: How To Find the Best Doctors, New York Metro Area
  7. 2004-2006, Consumers#146; Research Council of America: America#146;s Top Pediatricians
  8. 2002, New York Presbyterian Hospital Service Excellence Award
  9. 2006, 2005, 2003, Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation
  10. 2004, Section on Transport Medicine Best Paper Award, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition



Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


Dr. Greenwald is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and an Executive Vice-Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. He oversees the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center's Pediatric Critical Care Center, a 20-bed intensive care unit providing state-of-the art care for the most seriously ill and injured infants, children and adolescents. The unit specializes in the care of children (up to 21 years of age) with challenging forms of respiratory failure due to severe pneumonia, asthma or viral illness, circulatory shock due to overwhelming infection or cardiac failure, as well as all forms of severe neurological and neurosurgical illness.

Dr. Greenwald received his medical degree (M.D.) at New York University of Medicine. He completed his residency at New York University Medical Center & Bellevue Hospital, where he also served as chief resident, and then a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical College (now Weill Cornell Medical College).

In addition to his clinical, teaching, and research activities at Weill Cornell, Dr. Greenwald has contributed to the national development of critical care medicine as a vital pediatric sub-speciality. He co-Chaired the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Program Committee from 2009 to 2010. He is one of the founding members of the New York Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, serving as the Society's president from 1993 to 1995. Currently, Dr. Greenwald serves on the Board of Regents of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.