Gabriel Kupchik, MD

Director, Pediatric Medical Genetics

Maimonides Physician


Pediatric Medical Genetics


English, Spanish

About Me

Dr. Gabriel S. Kupchik is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate and Director of the Division of Medical Genetics at Maimonides Infants Children's Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Kupchik joined Maimonides in 1994. He completed his medical education at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina. He then completed a residency in Pediatrics at North Shore University Hospital (Northwell) and fellowship training in Clinical and Molecular Genetics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Kupchik is board-certified in Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics and Molecular Genetics. He has published over 65 peer reviewed articles and abstracts in various medical journals and has received numerous grants for his work. He teaches future physicians as a member of the Pediatric Residency Program and oversees supervision for genetic counseling trainees. Special interests include Dysmorphology and establishing difficult and complex diagnoses. Research interests include: Down syndrome and genitourinary malformations, Congenital absence of the vas deferens, GMS syndrome, Leprechaunism, Complex/atypical chromosome rearrangements, novel genes. His professional affiliations include the American College of Medical Genetics (founding fellow), the American Board of Medical Genetics and the American Medical Association.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Medical Genetics
  • General Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Pediatric Genetics


  • Genetic Diagnosis and Genetic Counseling
  • Referral for Specific Treatment as Appropriate


Medical Degree

Universidad De Buenos Aires


North Shore University Hospital


North Shore University Hospital


Mount Sinai Medical Center


Clinical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics, Pediatrics


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