Dr. Julissa Baez is a compassionate, detail-oriented pediatrician treating patients in New York City. Her approach is to keep children healthy with preventative strategies, including proper diet, exercise, and timely pediatric interventions. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Baez received her medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Since then, she has received special training in mental health diagnosis and management at the University of Buffalo and has conducted research with the American Academy of Pediatrics through their PROS (Pediatric Research in Office Settings) program. Topics of her research include onset of male sexual development and the screening of depression in teens.
Dr. Baez provides a full range of pediatric services. Developmental checkups, annual checkups, sick child visits, and sports physicals are available, as well as the administration of vaccines. When she is not treating patients, Dr. Baez enjoys travelling, growing her own vegetables, and cooking.
Medical School - Universidad Central del Caribe
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Residency in Pediatrics