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Stephen Leinenweber, MD, FAAP

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
  • (914) 592-7555 ext. 410

Board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Leinenweber is an experienced clinician, educator and leader who has spent his nearly 30-year career dedicated to the care of children with critical illness and helping lead pediatric health care organizations.

Prior to joining Blythedale Children's Hospital in 2023, Dr. Leinenweber served as Vice President of Strategy for PM Pediatrics. Prior to that he held the position of Executive Medical Director of Children’s Services and Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital at WakeMed Health and Hospitals in Raleigh, N.C. and previously served as Associate Director of Pediatric Residency at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Leinenweber received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame and graduated from Rush Medical College. He completed his pediatric residency at Cook County Hospital and a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at Duke University Children’s Hospital. Dr. Leinenweber also served as an international medical volunteer at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in the year prior to starting his residency. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is licensed in New York, Illinois and North Carolina. 

Clinical Expertise/Special Interest

Pediatric Critical Care

Education & Training

​Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Pediatric Residency - Cook County Hospital
Doctor of Medicine - Rush Medical College
Bachelor of Arts, Cultural Anthropology - University of Notre Dame

Board Certifications, Fellowships & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics 
American Board of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Medical Licensure - NY, NC, IL
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics