Dagnachew Assefa, MD

Dagnachew Assefa, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology Morristown, NJ


Office Address

  • 100 Madison Ave
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    Phone: (973) 971-4142
    Fax: (973) 290-7360

Dagnachew Assefa, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology Morristown, NJ


Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Pulmonology: General Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Education & Training

  • New York Medical CollegeNew York Medical College
  • New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital CenterNew York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • Wayne State University School of MedicineWayne State University School of Medicine
  • University of Leipzig
  • Gondar College of Medical SciencesGondar College of Medical Sciences

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Pulmonology
  • American Board of PediatricsSleep Medicine

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Neisseria subflava Septicemia and Meningitis  Walid M. Abuhammour, Dagnachew Assefa, Basim I Asmar, William J. Brown, Int Pediatr 2003;18(2):100-102., 2003


  • A comparison of cytokine response in preterm (PT) and full term (FT) infants with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis Assefa D, Doshi N, Godi I, Amin N, Dozor AJ, Parton LA, Ped Res 2004;55(4):597A., Presented at the SPR, May 2004, San Francisco, CA
  • Cytokine single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and disease severity in infants with Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis Welter JJ, Assefa D, Godi I, Strassberg SS, Amin N, Dozor AJ, Parton LA, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169(7): A141, Presented at the American Thoracic Society, May 2004, Orlando, FL
  • Exhaled Nitric Oxide And Airway Caliber In Children With Asthma. Assefa, D., Breitwieser, P., Atlas, AB, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185;2012:A4312, presented at the American Thoracic Society, May 2012, San Francisco, CA, 2012


  • Assefa D, Atlas AB. Pediatric Pleural Effusion. Medscape Reference. Updated August 14, 2013. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1003121-overview. Assefa D, Atlas AB

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • German

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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