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  • Julia Emanuel, M.D. FAAP

    Dr. Emanuel joined the Pediatrics on Hudson family in Summer 2018. She earned her B.A. from Yale University and her medical degree with distinction from The George Washington University School of Medicine,

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  • Alyssa M. Franzblau, M.D. FAAP
    • Boston College, BA
    • Cornell Weill Medical College, MD
    • New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center, Pediatric Residency

    Dr. Franzblau joined the Pediatrics on Hudson team in September 2019 after working at Montefiore Medical Group and completing her residency training at NYP-Columbia. She is originally from NY and completed her undergraduate studies at Boston College and received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. 

    Dr. Franzblau lives in Riverdale and any given weekend can be found reading, traveling, knitting or exploring beautiful places and fun restaurants with her husband and son. She feels privileged to be a pediatrician and is thrilled to be a part of the Pediatrics on Hudson family! 

  • Katherine Evans Hough, M.D. FAAP

    Dr. Hough considers taking care of children a privilege. After college, she worked on Wall Street for three years, before becoming a high school biology teacher in the Bronx, NY.

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  • Cynthia F. Su, M.D. FAAP

    Dr. Su is thrilled to be a part of the Pediatrics on Hudson family; she joined in summer 2015 after completing her residency at Columbia. 

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  • Ellen M. Whalen, M.D. FAAP

    Dr. Whalen began working at Pediatrics on Hudson in September 2001, shortly after completing her pediatric residency at Columbia.

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  • Nancy Dodson, M.D. FAAP

    Dr. Dodson is board certified in Pediatrics as well as Adolescent Medicine.

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Welcome to Pediatrics on Hudson!

We are board certified doctors and nurse practitioners serving the Rivertowns and Yonkers for over 25 years. We provide compassionate, personalized, state of the art care to children from birth to age 23 and their families. We are affiliated with The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of Columbia Presbyterian and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at The Westchester Medical Center.  We are the school physicians for the Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Ardsley and Elmsford school districts.

To help you get acquainted with our practice, we have provided important information on our website. Please browse these pages to learn more about our pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and office staff. You will also find information regarding office policies, commonly asked questions, new patient forms and pediatric health resources.

We want to be lifelong partners in your child’s health. We believe the cornerstone to providing exceptional care is an ongoing relationship between health care providers and patients.  We strive to achieve this goal by listening to your questions and concerns. When you choose Pediatrics on Hudson, you can feel confident that you are teaming with knowledgeable, compassionate and professional physicians and medical staff that have dedicated their careers to child-focused health care. If you would like to learn more about us please feel free to call to schedule a complimentary prenatal or “meet and greet” appointment.





What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I recently switched to this practice and have been so happy with the quality of care and the accessibility of the nurses and doctors."
    - Christina Burak
  • "Love them! The entire group has always done great by my twins since the day they came home from the hospital. They just turned five... I cannot say enough about the great doctors, nurses and PA’s at Pediatrics on Hudson."
    - Danny Sabol
  • "Oh, how we love Pediatrics on Hudson. Smart, caring, attentive doctors, nurses, and staff. We called this afternoon (after hours) with an urgent question; the doctor on call was in touch within two minutes. Just a really special place.
    - Jen Hubley Luckwaldt

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