Shoshana Leftin Dobkin, MD

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Shoshana Leftin Dobkin, MD, is a pediatric pulmonologist with the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine and the Pediatric Lung Transplant Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


Resident, Pediatrics, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Hospital, New York, NY


Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate Degree

BA, Psychology, New York University, New York, NY

Additional Training

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services




Halada, S., Leftin Dobkin, S., Baran, J., Sisko, L., Robbins, S., Young, L., Bauer, A.: Pulmonary injury after radioactive iodine therapy in pediatric papillary thyroid cancer: a case report. Thyroid Journal. 36(6): 798-826, Jan 2022. 4. Leftin Dobkin, S., Feld, L., Maniaci, J., Ren, C.L.: Pulmonology Year in Review 2021: Physiology. Pediatric Pulmonology 18(5): 64-68, Jan 2023.


Shaykh R., Leftin S., Suh S., Spencer R., Gorelik M., Wilson P.T., Diamond R.. Reversible Coronary Artery Aneurysm With Delayed Anti-inflammatory Therapy in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children. JACC Case Rep. 2021 Apr;3(4):550-554.

Leftin Dobkin, S., Collaco, J.M., McGrath-Morrow, S: Protracted respiratory findings in children post-SARS-CoV-2 infection. Pediatric Pulmonology 56(12): 3682-3687, Dec 2021.

Posters and Presentations


Leftin Dobkin, S., Chang, X., Hakonarson, H: Role of Genetic Modifiers on Pulmonary Consequences of Cancer Therapy in Children, Virtual Poster Presentation. National Human Genome Research Institute Annual Meeting, LosAngeles, CA April 2022 Notes: Poster

Leftin Dobkin, S., Chang, X., Hakonarson, H.: Gole of Genetic Modifiers on Pulmonary Consequences of Cancer Therapy in Children. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Francisco, CA May 2022 Notes: Poster.


Leftin Dobkin, S., McGrath-Morrow, S.: Respiratory Findings in Children Post-COVID-19 Infection. American Thoracic Society International Conference, Virtual May 2021 Notes: Poster.

Awards and Honors

2021, International Conference Abstract Award, Assembly on Pediatrics, American Thoracic Society

Leadership and Memberships


2017-present, American Thoracic Society

2017-present, American Academy of Pediatrics