Robbyn E. Sockolow, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Robbyn E. Sockolow, M.D.

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English
Insurance: 37 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Nutrition

Expertise

  • Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., New York Medical College, 1986

Research

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Biography

Dr. Robbyn Sockolow is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital at Weill Cornell Medical Center.  She is also a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Sockolow 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:  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's Videos
NYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow on Capsule Endoscopy in Pediatric Patients

Insurance

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 - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • 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 - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

1989, Chairman'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

Top Doctors
Robbyn E. Sockolow, M.D. has been named one of America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly. We have 384 of America's Top Doctors in 57 medical specialties.

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