Education and Training

Medical School

MD - The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Hempstead, NY


Pediatrics - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/A.I duPont Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles






Alharash H, Ames M, Mathew S, Rappaport D, Slamon N. “Post-Operative Medical Management for the Child with Cerebral Palsy.” Cerebral Palsy. Bachrach S, Miller F (eds). 2018.


Starner M, Ames M, Gordon A, Dell M, Hilmas E, Elia J. “Pediatric Catatonia.” Complex Disorders in Pediatric Psychiatry: A Clinician's Guide. Drive D, Thomas S (eds). 2017

Awards and Honors

2018, Richard C. Gozon Compassion in Medicine Award
2017, Jefferson Volunteer Faculty Award Departmental Nominee
2015, Inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society
2010, Cornell University Honors in Academic Excellence & Service to the Dean

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2014-present, American Academy of Pediatrics