Carol Cohen Weitzman MD
Dr. Weitzman is a board-certified and nationally recognized leader in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. She has been a member of the faculty at Yale for 25 years and is a Professor of Pediatrics. She directed the section of DBP at Yale and the DBP fellowship program. She has been instrumental in leading the efforts for Yale's transformation into an Autism-friendly hospital. She has been named as a Top Doctor in CT and nationally.
Dr. Weitzman currently is leading a program to link professionals with an interest in neurodevelopmental disorders around the world in monthly conferences via telehealth and is conducting research on identifying underserved children with ASD earlier through the use of a family navigator.
Dr. Weitzman has authored many articles, and book chapters in the major pediatric texts. She is a passionate educator and she speaks nationally and internationally on a range of topics related to child behavior and development.
Dr. Weitzman evaluates children using state of the art assessments and believes in using a family-centered approach to care. She has expertise in working with adopted and foster children, providing medication and behavioral management, school consultation, etc. and believes that all children are unique and have the capacity to make valuable contributions to the world.