Joseph Malak, MD

TLC Pediatrics, The Atrium at Saint Francis, 1 Webster Avenue Suite #302, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Prior to TLC, Dr. Malak served as physician-manager in pediatrics at the Poughkeepsie Health Center of Kaiser / CHP, where he began work in 1985.
Dr. Malak attended Western Reserve College and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. After his residency at Childrens Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, he served as chief resident of pediatrics at Albany Medical Center Hospital.
He is board-certified and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Malak has been chairman of the division of pediatrics at Saint Francis Hospital from 1995-2002. He is an attending physician at Vassar Brothers, and has served on various committees at both hospitals. He is credentialled in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and has a special interest in pediatric injuries and alternatives to blood transfusion in children.
In addition, Dr. Malak as Katie Mahar’s pediatrician, has invested much time in researching the diagnosis and care of children with xeroderma pigmentosum. In particular, he continues to explore the important dietary needs of young XP patiets. He has contributed research papers to this Website and has lectured at parent meetings at Camp Sundown over the years.

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