Abeer Hassoun, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital


Pediatric Endocrinology New York, NY

Pediatric Endocrinology at CHONY

Overview of Dr. Hassoun

Dr. Abeer Hassoun is a pediatric endocrinologist in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Baghdad College of Medicine and has been in practice 31 years. She also speaks multiple languages, including Arabic. She is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology. She is experienced in pediatric endocrinology; pubertal and growth disorders, childhood obesity, pediatric adrenal+thyroid disease and endocrine morbidity post cancer treatment.

Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2002 - 2005
  • Harlem Hospital CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2002
  • University of Baghdad College of MedicineClass of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2002 - 2022
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Endocrinology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor Castle and Connolly, 2016
  • Best Paper Award-NYORC Science Unbound Foundation, 2015
  • Winner, Presidential Poster Competition ENDO 2009- Endocrine Society's 91st Annual Meeting, 2009
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates and Childhood Body Size in an Urban Cohort  
    Maresca MM, Hoepner LA, Hassoun A, Oberfield SE, Mooney SJ, Calafat AM, Ramirez J, Freyer G, Perera FP, Whyatt RM, Rundle AG, Environ Health Perspect, 1/12/2015
  • Excessive gestational weight gain is associated with long-term body fat and weight retention at 7 years postpartum in African American and Dominican mothers with under...  
    Widen EM, Whyatt RM, Hoepner LA, Ramirez-Carvey J, Oberfield SE, Hassoun A, Perera FP, Gallagher D, Rundle AG, Am J Clin Nutr, 1/1/2015
  • Prenatal exposure to antibiotics, cesarean section, and risk of childhood obesity  
    Noel Mueller, Robin Whyatt, Lori Hoepner, Sharon Oberfield, Maria Dominguez-Bello, Abeer Hassoun, Elizabeth Widen, Frederica Perera, and Andrew Rundle, International Journal of Obesity, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Prenatal antibiotic exposure, Cesarean Section, and risk of childhood obesity.
    Noel T. Mueller, Robin M. Whyatt, Lori A. Hoepner, Sharon E. Oberfield, Maria-Gloria Dominguez-Bello, Frederica P. Perera, Elizabeth Widen, Abeer Hassoun, Andrew G. Ru..., Society of Epidemiologic Research Meeting, Seattle, WA, 1/1/2014
  • Outcome analysis of aromatase inhibitor therapy to increase predicted final height in males with potential short adult stature and/or rapid pubertal growth.
    Shams KJ, Fennoy I, Hassoun A, Lerner SL, Aranoff GS, Sopher AB, Yang C, Oberfield SE, Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2012
  • Adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have similar bone mineral density and bone mineral content to controls.
    Gerken AT, Oberfield SE, Libby I, Silverberg S, McMahon DJ, Gallagher D, Allen L, Hassoun A, Sopher AB, Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2011
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Other Languages

  • Arabic

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
    BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
    BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
    CIGNA Open Access
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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