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Robbyn E. Sockolow, M.D.

Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Biographical Info

Dr. Robbyn Sockolow is Vice Chair for Ambulatory Care Services - Access and Strategy, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, and Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital at Weill Cornell Medical Center.  She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology and is also a certified Physician Nutrition Specialist. She has been selected for New York Magazine's Top Doctors, Castle Connelly's America's Top Doctors, and as a New York "Super Doctor."

A pioneer in making capsule endoscopy more user-friendly for children with her "jellybean test," Dr. Sockolow's clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis), celiac disease, capsule endoscopy, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and GI disease related to Autism Spectrum Disorders.    After receiving two B.A.s at Emory College in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Sockolow completed her medical degree (M.D.) at New York Medical College. She continued her medical training at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, where she completed her residency in Pediatrics. She followed this with the completion of two fellowships in pediatric gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital (New York City) and Montefiore.

Dr. Sockolow in the News: 

WCM Newsroom: Immune Cells Heal the Intestine by Controlling Iron (4/14/2020)

WCM Newsroom:  Pitch Perfect: Successful treatment for Crohn's Disease let a young New Yorker fulfill her Broadway dreams (12/13/17)

Staten Island Live: Broadway actress from Staten Island honored at Midland Beach Crohn's Walk (6/28/17)

Dr. Sockolow Videos & Podcasts

Weill Cornell Medicine Kids Health Cast Podcast: COVID-19 & Pediatric IBD - Special Guidance for Families 

NYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow on Capsule Endoscopy in Pediatric Patients

Honors and Awards

1989, Chair's Recognition Award for Contributions made to the Department of Pediatrics

1999-2011, Castle Connolly, Top Doctor Awards

2006, Young Investigator's Award. International Conference on Capsule Endoscopy, Boca Raton, Florida

2007. Distinguished Physician Award, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Long Island Chapter

2008-2016, New York Super Doctors The New York Times Magazine

2009, Castle Connolly, Top Pediatrician Award

2011, American Gastroenterology Association Fellow, AGA
 
2014, 2013, 2012, New York Magazine's Best Doctors

2014 Woman of Distinction in Medicine, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Greater New York Chapter

2017 New York Super Doctor

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Gastroenterology)
Clinical Expertise
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
Crohn's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Celiac Disease
Capsule Endoscopy
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.D.
    New York Medical College
    1986
Appointments 
  • Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Videos

Outperforming Crohn’s Disease | Analise’s Story | Weill Cornell Medicine

Biography - Dr. Robbyn E. Sockolow

Treating the "Total Child" - Dr. Robbyn E. Sockolow

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