Joseph J. Abularrage, M.D., Chair of Pediatrics

 Joseph Abularrage, MD

Joseph J. Abularrage, MD
Pediatrics 

Joseph J. Abularrage, M.D., is chairman of the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Abularrage achieved his bachelor's degree from Fordham University in 1971, and his medical degree in 1975 from the New York University School of Medicine. He received a master's in Public Health in 1975 and a master's in Philosophy in 1981 from Columbia University. After internship at New York University-Bellevue Hospital Medical Center, he completed his Pediatric residency at the same institution in 1979.

Dr. Abularrage pursues an interest in Developmental Testing and Health Care Administration. He has written grants in neuro-epidemiology training and on Bicycle Helmets for the New York State Department of Health. His contributions to medical literature includes works on interstitial nephritis, familial dysautonomia, and the effect of language differences on diagnosis and treatment in the emergency room.

Licensure:

  • New York - 1976

Certification:

  • Diplomate, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1981

Teaching:

  • New York University
    Department of Pediatrics
    Formal and informal lectures to Medical Students and Residents on Pediatrics, Public Health and Epidemiology topics.
    1975-1979
  • New York University
    Department of Pediatrics
    Statistics and Experimental Design Course
    Course participant and lecturer
    1979-1982
  • Columbia University
    School of Public Health Students
    Epidemiology and Public Health topics
    Course participant and lecturer
    1979-1984
  • Columbia University
    Medical School
    Course in Epidemiology
    Participant and Group Leader
    1979-1984
  • New York Infirmary/Beekman Downtown Hospital
    Department of Pediatrics
    Medical Students, Residents, Nurses, Physicians Assistants, Attendings
    Frequent formal and informal teaching
    1982-1992
  • Columbia University
    College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Epidemiology Course
    Highest Rated Teacher
    1981
  • New York University
    Department of Pediatrics
    Program Director
    Residency Rotation at New York Infirmary Beekman Downtown Hospital
    1983-1992
  • The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
    Department of Pediatrics
    Program Director
    Rotation of NYU Medical Students & NYU Pediatric Residents
    1992 - 1994
  • Program Director, General Pediatric Fellowship, 1992 - 1996
    Rotation of NYHCornell Medical Students & NYHCornell Pediatric Residents1996-Present
  • The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
    Department of Pediatrics
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University
    Problem Basis Learning , 3rd Year Medical Students
    1997 – Present
  • New York Hospital Queens
    Department of Pediatrics
    Weekly Chairman Rounds with Residents,  Medical Students & PA  Students
    1996 - Present
  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University
    Problem Basis Learning Course, PBL Instructor
    2nd Year Medical School,
    1998 - 2005

 

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical Center & NewYork-Presbyterian
    Phyllis & David Komansky Center for Children’s Health/
    Weill Cornell Medical Center
    2016 – Present
  • Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
    NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
    1992 - Present
  • Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
    New York Infirmary/Beekman Downtown Hospital
    Supervisor of all clinical care:  inpatient and outpatient
    1982 - 1992

Professional Societies:

  • Diplomate, American Academy of Pediatrics  1981 - Present
  • Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine 1990 - Present
  • American Medical Association
  • American Public Health Association
  • Queens Pediatric Society Member
  • Queens Pediatric Society:  Executive Board 1993 - Present
  • Queens Pediatric Society:  Treasurer  1998 - 2000
  • Queens Pediatric Society:  Vice President  2000
  • Queens Pediatric Society, President 6/2001 – 6/2002
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter II, 1997 – Present
  • President of Queens Pediatric Society – 2001-2002
  • Brooklyn Pediatric Society, Residents Night Judge – 2002, 2003
  • American Academy of Pediatrics – Treasurer, 2009 – 2010
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter 2, Secretary – 2010 – 6/2012
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter 2, Vice President – 6/2012 - 2015
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, District 2, NYS (Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk), President, Early Childhood Intervention – President-  2011 - Present 
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