Allison Eliscu, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division Chief of Adolescent Medicine
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital
Stony Brook, NY
About The Expert
Dr. Allison Eliscu is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics and division chief of adolescent medicine at Stony Brook Children's Hospital. Dr. Eliscu is originally from northern New Jersey and received her bachelor's degree in mathematics from Union College in Schenectady, New York. She went to medical school at George Washington University and returned to the New York City area for postgraduate training. Dr. Eliscu completed her residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of New York-Columbia Presbyterian and a fellowship in adolescent medicine at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center. Dr. Eliscu is board certified in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.
Dr. Eliscu's areas of interest include adolescent reproductive health, HIV risk reduction (including use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis), resident and medical student education and patient advocacy. She is the principal investigator for multiple grants from the New York State Department of Health which focus on adolescent pregnancy prevention, educating about and providing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and participating in an HIV Specialized Care Center which provides comprehensive care to HIV infected adolescents and young adults in Long Island. Dr. Eliscu is also experienced in diagnosing and treating adolescents with eating disorders.