Jennifer F. Cross, <span>MD</span>

Jennifer F. Cross, MD

Pediatric Behavior and Development (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatrics (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-4303
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Dr. Jennifer Cross is an Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she also served as the Program Director for the Early Intervention Program for 9 years. An expert in the diagnosis and management of children with developmental disabilities, Dr. Cross is board certified in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She has been listed as one of Castle Connolly's Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area for the past 8 years, and has also been included in New York Magazine's Top Doctors.

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 a fellowship 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 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 is the Section Chief of Child Development.


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1983 University of Bristol Medical School

Residency: 1988 Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship: 1991 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: 1994 Westchester Medical Center - Maria Fareri Children's Hospital