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Margaret M. Mcgovern Pediatrician; Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics; Physician-in-Chief, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital; Associate Dean for Ambulatory Operations; Chair of the Governing Board, Clinical Practice Management Plan at Stony Brook Medicine Pediatrics School of Medicine


As the chair for the Department of Pediatrics, Dr. McGovern seeks to foster three critical missions: providing expert clinical care to pediatric patients, educating medical students and residents, and providing faculty with an environment that encourages and supports the conduct of outstanding research. She also has a strong interest in clinical genetics. 


  • Medical School, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Pediatrics
  • Internship, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Pediatrics
  • Fellowship, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Genetics