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Thanakorn Jirasevijinda, M.D.

Pediatric Hospitalist

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Biographical Info

Dr. Thanakorn Jirasevijinda is Associate Attending Pediatrician in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is board certified in Pediatrics. His professional interests include cultural competence, clinical skills training, and global health. Dr. Thanakorn Jirasevijinda earned a B.A.S. in Studio Art (Painting) and Biological Sciences at Stanford University in 1990. He entered medical school at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, achieving his medical degree (M.D.) in 1996. He completed a pediatric internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where he also completed his residency in pediatrics in 1999. Prior to joining Weill Cornell, Dr. Jirasevijinda held academic positions at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he received a Leo M. Davidoff Society for Teaching award. He served as attending physician at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, where he was also Associate Residency Program Director and Clerkship Site Director. Dr. Jirasevijinda was also a Co-Program Director of a HRSA (Health Resource Services Administration) grant for residency training in cultural competence. In addition to his work at NYPH/WCMC, Dr. Jirasevijinda serves as an associate editor for the online journal Health Equity and a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Communication in Healthcare.

Honors and Awards

Leo M. Davidoff Society for Teaching, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Inducted May 2005.

Excellence in Teaching Award, Pediatric Clerkship

Excellence in Teaching Award, Pediatric Sub-Internship

Senior List in Teaching Excellence

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
Clinical Expertise
Cultural/Transcultural Issues
General Pediatrics
Doctor-Patient Communication
Languages
English
Chinese (Mandarin)
Thai
Education 
  • M.D.
    University of Southern California School of Medicine
    1996
Appointments 
  • Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Teaching in Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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Professional Services: 
Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University