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Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7384
984 50th Street, 3rd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11219


  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Trauma Surgery


  • English
  • Spanish

Dr. Model practices general pediatric surgery and surgical oncology. She treats newborns, infants and children with a range of conditions spanning from the newborn period through young adulthood. She has extensive experience in neonatal surgery, endocrine surgery, minimally invasive surgery, surgical correction of congenital anomalies/prenatal consultation, chest wall deformities (including pectus excavatum/carinatum), hepatobiliary surgery, gall bladder removal, splenectomy, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, thoracic surgery, Hirschsprung’s disease, gastrointestinal surgery, and trauma surgery.

She has published peer-reviewed articles in the pediatric surgery and vascular biology literature.

Special Interests:
Pediatric trauma and critical care, injury prevention, minimally invasive surgery for infants and children including robotic surgery, oncology and gastrointestinal surgery for infants and children

Areas of Expertise

General Surgery
Pediatric Cancer Care
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Conditions Treated

Neonatal intestinal anomalies:Abdominal wall defects
Imperforate anus
Pediatric tumors
Pyloric stenosis
Hernias & hydroceles
Pediatric lung & mediastinal disorders
Branchial cleft anomalies
Chest wall deformities


Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pediatric Trauma Surgery
Pediatric Robotic Surgery
Prenatal Consultations


Medical Degree

Tulane University


Yale New Haven Hospital


Yale New Haven Hospital


McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Lurie Children's Hospital
Miami Children's Hospital


Surgical Critical Care
Pediatric Surgery


984 50th Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7384
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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