Michael N. Yaker, M.D. FAAP is a founding partner of Westside Pediatrics. Dr. Yaker is a graduate of The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his Pediatric training at The Mount Sinai Hospital where he was Chief Resident in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Yaker is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he remains active in medical education. He has been in practice at Westside Pediatrics since 1996.
In addition to his expertise in General Pediatrics, Dr. Yaker has an interest in Global Health. He has participated in multiple medical missions, including to the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Rwanda. He currently sits on the medical advisory board for the International Organization for Women and Development.
Dr. Yaker lives in New York City, enjoys traveling and is an avid runner. He has completed more than 20 marathons, including all five of the original World Marathon Majors.