Allen J. Dozor, M.D.

Department of Pediatrics,\nPulmonology, Allergy, and Sleep Medicine

New York Medical College

Allen Dozor

Allen J. Dozor is a professor of pediatrics and clinical public health, and chief of the Division of Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine at New York Medical College. He earned a Bachelor of Science in biology at the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree at Pennsylvania State University, completed his residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York, N.Y. and was a fellow at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Mass. Dr. Dozor divides his time between patient care, teaching and research, and he is the director of the new Children’s Health Center, which partners with the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center and the faculty of the School of Public Health of New York Medical College, to treat, educate and research the effects of environmental pollutants and toxicants on young children.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric
  • Infectious Disease
  • Healthy Living/Disease Prevention
  • Children's Environmental Health
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Asthma
  • Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Respiratory Physiology of Children


  • B.S., Biology, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • Residency, Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital


  • Ahmed A, Brown A, Pollack Y, et. al. "Relationship between FEV(1)/FVC and age in children with asthma." Pediatric pulmonology, 59(5), (2024) 1402-1409. doi: 10.1002/ppul.26927
  • Mink RB, Carraccio CL, Herman BE, et. al. "Relationship between epa level of supervision with their associated subcompetency milestone levels in pediatric fellow assessment." BMC medical education, 23(1), (2023) 720. doi: 10.1186/s12909-023-04689-0
  • Thaweethai T, Jolley SE, Karlson EW, et. al. "Development of a Definition of Postacute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection." JAMA, 329(22), (2023) 1934-1946. doi: 10.1001/jama.2023.8823
  • Kim C, Krishnan S, Welter JJ, et. al. "Changes in Body Mass Index in Children and Adolescents with Asthma during the COVID-19 Pandemic." Pediatric allergy, immunology, and pulmonology, 36(2), (2023) 57-61. doi: 10.1089/ped.2022.0147
  • Welter JJ, Lennox AT, Krishnan S, et. al. "The relationship between weight and pulmonary outcomes in overweight and obese people with cystic fibrosis: A retrospective observational study." Health science reports, 5(6), (2022) e910. doi: 10.1002/hsr2.910
  • Ferguson K, Krishnan S, Sullivan E, et. al. "Counseling Tobacco Smoke Exposure Reduction Measures in Pediatrics: A Quality Improvement Project." Pediatric quality & safety, 7(5), (2022) e588. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000588
  • Schluger NW, Dozor AJ, Jung YEG, et. al. "Rethinking the Race Adjustment in Pulmonary Function Testing." Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 19(3), (2022) 353-356. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202107-890PS
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In The News

The rise of incense, The New York Times

Westchester's top health leaders 2012: Allen J. Dozor, MD, Westchester Magazine

Kids' virus may have hit Lower Hudson,

'Our Curse': Parents of child with rare disability find hope in brutally honest film, Today

Serious respiratory virus may have hit Westchester County, CBS New York