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Pediatric Care at the Center for
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Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatrics (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-3869
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Dr. Robbyn Sockolow is Director of Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Associate Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. 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: 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 NYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow on Treating the "Total Child" NYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow on the Center for Advanced Digestive Care NYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow - Biography

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]


Emblem Select Care


Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care




Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]



1986 New York Medical College

Internship: 1987 Montefiore Medical Center

Residency: 1989 Montefiore Medical Center

Fellowship: 1992 Montefiore Medical Center