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Douglas Waite, MD, Pediatrics, Bronx, NY, The Mount Sinai Hospital


Pediatrics Bronx, NY

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Division Chief, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics - Bronxcare Health System

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  • Board-certified in developmental pediatrics, specializing in diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders (developmental delays, autism, intellectual disability, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) and care of adopted children and children in foster care.

Education & Training

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Kravis Children's
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Kravis Children'sResidency, Pediatrics, 1992 - 1995
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeClass of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1993 - 2025
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Executive Committee Member, Council on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care American Academy of Pediatrics, 2018
  • Fellow New York Academy of Medicine, 2017
  • FASD Regional Education and Awareness Liaisons (REAL) American Academy of Pediatrics, 2016
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Common developmental trajectories and clinical identification of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: A synthesis of the literature  
    Waite,Douglas; Burd,Larry, Advances in Drug and Alcohol Research, 4/3/2023
  • Pediatrician Guidance in Supporting Families of Children Who Are Adopted, Fostered, or in Kinship Care  
    Veronnie F. Jones, Elaine E. Schulte, Douglas Waite and COUNCIL ON FOSTER CARE, ADOPTION, AND KINSHIP CARE, Pediatrics, 12/1/2020
  • Putting Families First: How the Opioid Epidemic Is Affecting Children and Families, and the Child Welfare Policy Options to Address It  
    Waite, Douglas; Greiner, Mary V.; Laris, Zach, Journal of Applied Research on Children, 1/1/2018

Books/Book Chapters

Authored Content

  • Identifying and Providing Alternatives to Detention for Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the Juvenile Justice SystemAugust 2021

Press Mentions

  • 'Our Nurses Are the True Superheroes': What We Heard This Week
    'Our Nurses Are the True Superheroes': What We Heard This WeekDecember 11th, 2020
  • Why Do Babies Stare at Me?
    Why Do Babies Stare at Me?August 14th, 2020
  • Maine’s Fetal Alcohol Rate Linked to Higher Drug, Alcohol Use
    Maine’s Fetal Alcohol Rate Linked to Higher Drug, Alcohol UseJuly 27th, 2017

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Hospital Affiliations