David O. Kessler, MD, MSc

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
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About David O. Kessler, MD, MSc

Dr. David Kessler is a Professor of Pediatrics (in Emergency Medicine) at the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Kessler is a board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physician and an expert in emergency ultrasound who has been practicing in New York City for over 20 years. Dr. Kessler is an internationally recognized leader in healthcare simulation training, research, and innovation.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics


  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Bellevue Hospital Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Associate Medical Director for the Mary & Michael Jaharis Simulation Center
  • Professor of Pediatrics (in Emergency Medicine) at CUMC
  • Vice Chair of Innovation and Strategic Initiatives, Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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