Einstein Experts

Lisa H. Shulman, M.D.

Lisa H. Shulman, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics, Einstein

Interim Director, the Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center (CERC) at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM)

Director, Infant and Preschool Services, CERC

Director, Autism Services, CERC

Director, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) at the Rose F. Kennedy Center

Autism early diagnosis/identificationLearning disordersAutism management/interventionDevelopmental delays

Dr. Shulman is a developmental pediatrician and a neurodevelopmental pediatrician with special expertise in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and learning disabilities. Her research interests include early identification of autism, evidence-based treatments, healthcare disparities in autism diagnosis and management, and complementary and alternative medicine usage in autism.

Dr. Shulman is the Interim Director of the Children’s Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center (CERC) at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She is the Director of Autism Services at the program which follows over 2,000 children with autism from early childhood through adulthood and provides appropriate medical and educational services in a “one-stop shopping” model. She is also the Director of the Infant Preschool Team which provides diagnostic assessment of young children who have or are suspected of having developmental delays. She is the Director of the nationally funded Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) training program at the center. Dr. Shulman is on the Autism Executive Committee of the Council on Children with Disabilities of the National American Academy of Pediatrics. She is the Centers for Disease Control Act Early Ambassador Emeritus to New York state. 


Additional Areas of Expertise

Causes of Autism, Developmental delays associated with Genetic syndromes, General child development, Idiopathic toe-walking, Language regression, Medical issues of children in foster care, Medical perspectives in autism, Parent advocacy for children with autism and other developmental disabiliti


Highlighted Media Coverage

The Washington Post

The Wall Street Journal

CBS News

NBCNews.com (print)



Einstein Multimedia

Understanding the Rise in Autism

Baby and Toddler Milestones

Baby Milestones: Motor Development


Professional Links

Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC)

News Releases

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Email: lshulman@montefiore.org

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