John Leventhal, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and Clinical Professor of Nursing; Medical Director, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Child Abuse Program

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Family Advocacy and Child Abuse Program | General Pediatrics | Pediatric Faculty Development Group

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Education & Training

MD Tufts University (1973)
Fellow Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (1978)

Honors & Recognition

  • 2014 Champions of Children AwardCenter for Children's Advocacy (2014)

  • Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award (For work as an outstanding educator and mentor)Academic Pediatric Association (2011)

  • Ray E. Helfer Society Award for distinguished achievement in the field of Child Abuse and NeglectHelfer Society (2010)

  • Norman J. Siegel Award, 2007-2008 (To that member of the Yale Pediatric Faculty who consistently surpasses the highest standards of patient care, generous collegiality and leadership by example)Department of Pediatrics (2008)

  • George Armstrong Award (Lifetime Achievement Award)Academic Pediatric Association (2008)

  • The Eleventh Millie and Richard Brock Award (In Recognition of Distinguished Contributions to Pediatrics)New York Academy of Medicine (2006)

  • Keren Foundation Lectureship at Eighth Annual Danbury Child Abuse Prevention ConferenceDanbury Hospital (2006)

  • Departmental Award of Special AchievementNew Haven Police Department (2006)

Professional Service

  • Ray E Helfer Society (2015 - 2016) President

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Contact Info

John Leventhal, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatric Child Abuse1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 1st Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Pediatric Child AbusePrimary Care Center, Yale New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
General PediatricsPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064