Meet Our Doctors


Douglas Puder MD FAAP

    Dr. Puder received his medical degree, residency training, and additional ambulatory pediatric fellowship training at New York University School of Medicine. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Columbia University, and was Director of the Department of Pediatrics at Nyack Hospital for thirteen years. He remains extremely active in the American Academy of  Pediatrics, and currently serves on the AAP New York Chapter Executive Council and Committee. He is also Co-president of the Rockland County Pediatric Society.

    He joined Clarkstown Pediatrics in 1987 and loves practice with the group. He has been ranked by Castle Connolly as one of the New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors for over 15 years, and received numerous “Patient Choice” Awards, given to doctors who have received the highest ratings from their patients. He was chosen as Nyack Hospital's "Doctor of the Year" in 2016, the first Pediatrician to receive this in 25 years!

    He is editor and illustrator of the Clarkstown Parentletter, is a past editor and illustrator of the New York State Pediatrican, and illustrated a book entitled, ADHD-Living Without Brakes.

    He loves spending time with his wife and two daughters, drawing, photographing, and playing tennis.