Every pediatrician in the Child Development Department Faculty Practice Associate is a member of the staff of the Mount Sinai Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine. The department provides comprehensive treatment for children with mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities, and speech and language problems. The Child Development Department is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to special needs children and to giving their families the medical support and guidance they need.
Chemical In Personal Care Products May Contribute To Childhood Obesity
January 19, 2012 - Chemicals found in some personal-care products may contribute to childhood obesity, according to research from the Mount Sinai Children's Environmental Health Center.
Mount Sinai Researchers Learn Mechanism Behind Genetic Mutation Associated with Autism
December 17, 2010 - Research shows that when a copy of a certain gene is missing, nerve cells do not effectively communicate, leading to some autism spectrum disorders.
The Child Development FPA is open from 9 A.M. until 5 P.M., Monday through Friday.