Dr. Herschel Lessin MD Pediatrician

Dr. Herschel Lessin is a pediatrician in Poughkeepsie, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northern Dutchess Hospital and Putnam Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Lessin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Northern Dutchess Hospital and one of 22 at Putnam Hospital Center who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Medical Practice Management, Expert Testimony

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1979 - 1982

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 30 years in Pediatrics

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Prevention and management of positional skull deformities in infants.
Laughlin J, Luerssen TG, Dias MS

Use of chaperones during the physical examination of the pediatric patient.

Effects of prebiotic-containing infant formula on gastrointestinal tolerance and fecal microbiota in a randomized controlled trial.
Holscher, H. D., Faust, K. L., Czerkies, L. A., Litov, R., Ziegler, E. E., Lessin, H., Hatch, T., Sun, S., Tappenden, K. A.

See all 6 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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