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New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jamie Palaganas

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Jamie Palaganas as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Phyllis and David Komansky Children’s Hospital.

Her clinical expertise is in general child neurology including pediatric epilepsy, tics, headache, and hypotonia.  As a pediatric neurohospitalist at the NYP Komansky Children’s Hospital, she focuses on providing high quality care to acutely ill children, improving the transition from inpatient to outpatient care and cultivating interdisciplinary teams to best care for patients in all aspects of their life with neurologic conditions.  

Dr. Palaganas completed her medical degree (M.D.) at the University of Buffalo. Following her residency in Pediatrics at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, she went on to complete a residency in Child Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital.  She is board certified in pediatrics and neurology with special qualifications in child neurology. 

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Palaganas’ areas of interest include quality improvement, patient safety, education, and physician wellness.  She leads a special interest group in pediatric neurohospitalist medicine at the Child Neurology Society, and has also become the first board member of the Neurohospitalist Society who is a pediatric neurologist.

Dr. Palaganas sees patients at:

Weill Cornell Medicine
Pediatric Sub-Specialty Practice
Helmsley Medical Tower

505 East 70th Street, Third Floor
New York, NY 10021

Dr. Palaganas is now offering Thursday evening hours. 

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