Below is a list of recommended specialists:


Pediatric allergy and asthma care:

Violetta Zaleska, M.D.

Monika Woroniecka, M.D.


Pediatric dermatology:

Tamara Moss, M.D.

Michael Shapiro, M.D.


Pediatric ENT:

Shai Shinhar M.D.


Pediatric neurologist:

Rami Grossmann, M.D.


Pediatric ophthalmology:

Eric Lichtenstein, M.D.


Pediatric orthopedic surgery:

Edward Toriello, M.D.


Other useful links: - NYS Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Center for Disease Control and Prevention - American Academy of Pediatrics - Maimonides Medical Center - Vaccination Information Statement - Citywide Immunization Registry - American Psychological Association


If you have questions about specific diseases or conditions you can visit: - Education on Asthma, Peak flow meter use - Asthma Guidelines - Education on Asthma - Education on Obesity - Education on Obesity - Education on Obesity - Parental Coaching - Education on Diabetes - Weight and Eating Disorder Program (Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity) - Smoking Cessation - Education on Allergic Rhinitis - Education on Autism - Education on Autism - Bright Futures for Families - Education on Obesity - Quitting smoking - Quitting smoking


NYS Smokers’ Quitline Services 1-866-697-8487


Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)


Help for Emotional and Substance Abuse Problems 1-800-LIFENET (800-543-3638)


24 Hours Hotline of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255


Counseling services:

Sanctuary for Families

Family Justice Center


Hanna Lesicka, MD, FAAP
Hanna Lesicka, MD, FAAP

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