Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD

Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD Specialties: Pediatric Gastroenterology

Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD
Specialties: Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


505 East 70th Street
Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021

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About Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD

Dr. Robbyn Sockolow is Director of Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Associate Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology and is also a certified Physician Nutrition Specialist. She has been selected for New York Magazine's Top Doctors, Castle Connelly's America's Top Doctors, and as a New York "Super Doctor."A pioneer in making capsule endoscopy more user-friendly for children with her "jellybean test," Dr. Sockolow's clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis), celiac disease, capsule endoscopy, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and GI disease related to Autism Spectrum Disorders.  After receiving two B.A.s at Emory College in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Sockolow completed her medical degree (M.D.) at New York Medical College. She continued her medical training at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, where she completed her residency in Pediatrics. She followed this with the completion of two fellowships in pediatric gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital (New York City) and Montefiore.Dr. Sockolow in the News:Staten Island Live: Broadway actress from Staten Island honored at Midland Beach Crohn's Walk (6/28/17)Dr. Sockolow's VideosNYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow on Capsule Endoscopy in Pediatric PatientsNYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow on Treating the "Total Child"NYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow on the Center for Advanced Digestive CareNYP-YouTube: Dr. Sockolow - Biography

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Capsule Endoscopy

  • Celiac Disease

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

  • Obesity Medicine

  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease

  • Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

  • Pediatric Nutrition

  • Ulcerative Colitis in Children


  • Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Medical School: New York Medical College
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics