Dr. Jeffrey D. Dayton, MD

Dr. Dayton is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at New-York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.His expertise includes caring for children with a wide variety of congenital heart disease, including those diagnosed prenatally by a fetal echocardiogram. An expert in pediatric heart disease, Dr. Dayton's clinical responsibilities include coverage of the pediatric echocardiography laboratory where he focuses on fetal, transthoracic, and transesophageal echocardiography. As a member of the Perinatal Center team, he works closely with the Divisions of Newborn Medicine and Maternal-Fetal Medicine to help coordinate the care of infants diagnosed with congenital heart disease.Dr. Dayton completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in General Biological Sciences with a distinction in research. He earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, where he received a Dean's Letter of Commendation in 2002. After completing his residency in pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Dayton continued his training with a clinical fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the combined program of Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.Dr. Dayton has presented his research nationally, including his project on post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric heart transplant recipients.

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