Alefiyah Malbari, MD
Chief, Dell Children’s Medical Group Pediatrics Mueller
Pediatrician, Dell Children’s Medical Group Pediatrics Mueller
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, MD
New York University, BA
Internship & Residency, Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Biography and Education
Alefiyah Malbari, MD, is a board-certified general pediatrician and the Chief of Dell Children’s Medical Group Pediatrics Mueller, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. She specializes in providing whole-child and whole-family care, including well-child care, positive parenting techniques, developmental screening and consultation, chronic disease management, and more. Additionally, Dr. Malbari is an associate professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Pediatrics and a courtesy associate professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Medical Education. She also serves as the inaugural head of the Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics for the Dell Medical School, where she leads the development and growth of the Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics with a vision to expand outpatient general pediatric services and provide a “medical home” for patients and families in our communities.
Dr. Malbari earned her medical degree from the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University and her bachelor’s from New York University. She completed both an internship and residency in pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she served as chief resident and was recognized with the Donald and Irwin Gribetz Excellence in Primary Care Award at the end of her training.
Dr. Malbari is a well-established general pediatrician and was named a Top Pediatrician in New York Magazine in 2020. Recognizing her exemplary interpersonal skills and bedside manner, she was awarded the Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication in both 2016 and 2018. Dr. Malbari has strong clinical and practice-building expertise and is passionate about medical education. She formerly served as an associate professor of pediatrics and medical education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is currently involved in medical education curriculum development, evaluation, and scholarly research and serves on several medical education committees. Under her guidance, the Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics will foster the practice of excellence, patient- and family-centered clinical care while also enhancing medical education and forging the research arms of the program.
Dr. Malbari is a pediatrician with UT Health Austin.
- The American Board of Pediatrics
Awards & Honors
- Arnold P. Gold Humanism Society Induction, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook Chapter
- Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication, Mount Sinai Health System Dean’s Scholarship, New York University
- Donald and Irwin Gribetz Excellence in Primary Care Award
- Fellow Educator Advanced Membership, Institute for Medical Education, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Top Pediatrician, New York Magazine Top Doctors