Language: English
Gender: Female
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Child Development
505 East 70th Street, Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: 646-962-4303 | F: 646-962-0259
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Personal Statement

Voted one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors, 2012

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  • Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Child Development
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autism
  • Pediatric Autism

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 Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.B.,Ch.B., Bristol University Medical School (United Kingdom), 1983

Honors and Awards

Voted one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors, 2011, 2012
Talk of the Town award, 2011


Dr. Jennifer Cross is an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, where she also serves as the Program Director for the Early Intervention Program. An expert in the diagnosis and management of children with developmental disabilities, Dr. Cross is board certified in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She was voted one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors in 2011.

Dr. Cross received her medical degree (MB ChB) from Bristol University Medical School, Bristol England in 1983. After completing an internship at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, Dr. Cross moved to the United States, where she completed her Pediatric residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital and then fellowships in Neonatology at New York Hospital and in Developmental Pediatrics at Westchester Institute for Human Development/New York Medical College. After her fellowships, Dr. Cross was appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics in the Department of Developmental Pediatrics at New York Medical College (NYMC), Valhalla and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at Westchester Medical Center, where she worked for eight years. Before joining Weill Cornell Medical College in 2006, Dr. Cross worked as a Developmental Pediatrician for four years atThe McCarton Center for Developmental Pediatrics in Manhattan, where she provided evaluations and management for children with a variety of developmental, learning, and behavioral disabilities including autistic spectrum disorders.

In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Cross teaches residents and medical students, and serves on the advisory board of the Weill Cornell Autism Research Program (WCARP).