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Prenatal Consultation - Meet Hugh Gilgoff, MD, Pediatrician
Wed, May 17, 2017, 5:50 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
The best way to choose a pediatrician is to schedule a free prenatal consultation. During this 60-minute in-person meeting, you’ll be able to sit down with Dr. Gilgoff to discuss his philosophies on parenting methods, baby's first days, breastfeeding, antibiotics, immunizations, office protocol, emergencies, communication, and anything else that comes to mind.
Hugh Gilgoff, MD is a board-certified pediatrician at Mount Sinai Doctors, seeing patients Monday through Saturday in Brooklyn Heights. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. After majoring in Biological Basis of Behavior at University of Pennsylvania, he was awarded his medical degree from University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine and completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Mount Sinai Hospital. He has a particular interest in newborn care, asthma, and development issues, incorporating teachings from both Eastern and Western medicine. He lives in Cobble Hill with his wife, Christine, and their daughters Halle and Lia. Dr. Gilgoff is fluent in Spanish.
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Please select a date and register for a prenatal consultation
Print and fill out this form to bring with you and arrive 10 minutes early to register with the front desk
The prenatal consultation starts promptly at 6pm
If you have any questions or would like to register via phone, please call us at 929-210-6000
1. Are you board-certified?
Yes, American Board of Pediatrics
2. How long have you been in practice?
I have been working with children since 1986 and have been a pediatrician since 1996.
3. Do you have children?
Yes, I have two daughters – Halle and Lia – with my wife Christine.
4. Are you part of a group practice?
Mount Sinai Doctors, located at 300 Cadman Plaza West, is a two-floor multispecialty practice with a walk-in urgent care center and more than 35 specialties, including cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, maternal & fetal medicine, nephrology, OBGYN, ophthalmology, optometry, orthopedics, pulmonology, radiology, and urology. Please visit our website for the complete list: www.mountsinai.org/bh
5. What specialists are on staff?
The pediatrics department consists of three additional full-time general pediatricians, a pediatric gastroenterologist, a pediatric orthopedist, an adolescent medicine specialist, an allergist, who sees pediatrics, and a dermatologist, who see pediatrics. All physicians are conveniently located in the same building, so we’re able to easily share medical records and collaborate on care.
6. Who covers in an emergency if the office is closed or you aren't on call?
We have a 24-hour 365 day-a-year on-call emergency line staffed by the pediatricians.
7. Do you offer same-day sick appointments?
We are always available for same day sick visits, as well as, second opinions, school, and camp/sports physicals.
8. What is the best way to contact you with a non-emergency question?
You can call us any time and we will always get back to you the same day. You can also directly message me non-urgent issues through Mount Sinai’s online patient portal, MyChart.
9. What are the office hours?
We are open during the week from 8:30 am-6:00 pm and Saturday mornings for sick visits. Our practice also has an urgent care center, in the same building on the 18th floor, that’s open weekday evenings until 8:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, and holidays from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.
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