Sari Hochberger Bar, D.O., FAAP, is a developmental pediatrician who specializes in caring for children with developmental delays and learning disorders.
Dr. Bar received her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her pediatric residency training and fellowship training in Developmental Behavioral pediatrics at Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Bar serves as the Medical Director of the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic at Children’s Health℠. She also holds an academic appointment as Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Her clinical and research interests include caring for children with ADHD, learning difficulties, and developmental delays. As a Fellow, she won awards for her research from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Northwell Health.
Education and Training
- Medical School
- Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (2011)
- Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine (2014), Pediatrics
- Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine (2017), Behavioral & Developmental Pediatrics
- Board Certification
- American Board of Pediatrics
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Developmental Delay
- Down Syndrome
- Intellectual Disability
- Behavioral and developmental problems complicating genetic disorders and chronic illness
- Follow-up for premature babies and high-risk newborns
- Learning disabilities
- Oppositional-defiant behavior
- Pediatric residency education related to developmental-behavioral pediatrics
- High risk newborn follow-up and outcomes
- Breastfeeding and neurodevelopmental outcomes
- Long-term neurodevelopmental benefits of breastfeeding. Bar S, Milanaik R, Adesman A Current opinion in pediatrics 2016 Aug 28 4 559-66
- Variation in Neonate Swaddling Techniques. Fletcher L, Pham T, Bar S, Li D, Spinazzola R, Papaioannou H, Milanaik R Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses 2018 Aug 18 4 302-306
- Texas Pediatric Society
- Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
- American Academy of Pediatrics
Awards and Honors
- Mary Colleen Alderman Clinical Excellence Award in Pediatrics (2011)
- Northwell Health Annual Academic Competition (2016)
- American Academy of Pediatrics Council on School Health Best Abstract Prize (2016)
- The Texas Alamo Scholarship (2007-2009)
- The Sparks Osteopathic Foundation Scholarship (2008-2010)
- Mary Colleen Alderman Pediatrics Award (2009)
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