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NYU Langone Provider

Alena Connelly, MD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialty: Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Treats: Children
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 516-633-2288
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From an early age I had a great passion for science, but I also enjoyed communicating with people and problem solving. Medicine gave me an opportunity to combine my true passions into a career. Pediatrics and the care of children is an area of medicine that always interested me. I love helping kids and making parents feel at ease.

I treat children who have a variety of general pediatric conditions, including asthma, bronchiolitis, respiratory support, urinary tract infections, cellulitis, pneumonia, reflux, gastroenteritis, and failure to thrive. I provide pediatric consults for patients who require surgery, and also perform arterial punctures, IV placement, lumbar punctures, urethral catheterization, and nasal tube placement, among other procedures.

I treat each of my young patients with the same care that I would want my children to receive if they were hospitalized. As part of NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island, my team and I ensure comprehensive, up-to-date, family-centered care where parents are always an important part of the care team.

I am involved in research that concerns how education influences cultural change, particularly regarding family involvement. I am an American Academy of Pediatrics fellow and director of inpatient pediatric services.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics at NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine
  • Director, Sub Internship, Pediatrics, NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine
  • Director, Inpatient Pediatric Hospital Medicine, NYU Langone Hospital- Long Island
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hospital Medicine), 2022
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics, 2014
Education and Training
  • Residency, Winthrop-University Hospital, 2014

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Locations and Appointments

NYU Langone Pediatric Hospitalists -Mineola

259 First Street, Mineola, NY 11501





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