Robert Rapaport

Robert Rapaport, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes

Specialties:

Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

Robert Rapaport is Professor of Pediatrics and the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is also the Emma Elizabeth Sullivan Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes. Dr. Rapaport received his medical degree from State University of New York - Downstate Medical Center, training in Pediatrics at Schneider's Children's Hospital (Long Island Jewish Hospital - Hillside Medical Center) and his fellowship training in Pediatric Endocrinology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia and New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York. He has published numerous articles and chapters including chapters in major Pediatric (Nelson) and Pediatric Endocrinology (Sperling, Lifshitz and Pescovitz) textbooks.  Dr. Rapaport’s current research interests include growth and growth hormone in children born SGA, neonatal thyroid disease, growth hormone-immune interactions, aspects of childhood diabetes and pubertal disorders.

Certifications

Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Focus


Education

MD, S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center

Residency, Pediatrics, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, St. Christopher's Hosp. for Child.

Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, New York Hospital Cornell University Med Ctr

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