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Shanna Kowalsky

  • CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
  • CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
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  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

  • American Board of Pediatrics

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  • MD, Chicago Coll of Osteopathic Med.

  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Miami Children's Hospital

  • Fellowship, Peds Infectious Dis.
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Dr. Shanna Kowalsky began her undergraduate education at Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science in cellular and molecular biology. She received her medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, and went on to complete her Pediatrics residency at Miami Children’s Hospital in Florida. In 2013, she completed her Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) and joined the Department of Pediatrics as a clinical instructor in Mount Sinai’s Newborn Nursery and as a Pediatric Infectious Diseases specialist at Elmhurst Hospital Center.

    In addition to caring for newborns, Dr. Kowalsky focuses much of her time caring for patients with perinatally acquired HIV/AIDS and treating infections in the returning traveler. She is also interested in congenital infections, transplant ID and antimicrobial stewardship.


Kowalsky S, Cotilla M. Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infection: Diagnosis and Management; A Literature Review. . International Pediatrics Journal of Miami Children’s Hospital.; 23(4): 223.

Groner A, Kowalsky S, Arnon R, Tosi M. Endocarditis due to Cardiobacterium hominis in a 4 year-old boy, complicated by right lower lobe pulmonary artery mycotic aneurysm. . J Pediatr Infect Dis Soc 2013; 2: 278-280.

Kowalsky S, Arnon R, Posada R. Prevention of Cytomegalovirus Following Solid Organ Transplantation: a Literature Review. . Pediatr Transplant. 2013 September; 17(6): 499-509.

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Elmhurst Hospital Center Pediatric Infectious Dise

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Elmhurst, NY 11373

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Office Hours:
  • Tuesday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 1:00pm - 5:00pm