Dr. Leah Alexander, MD, FAAP

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Leah Alexander, M.D. FAAP began practicing pediatrics at Elizabeth Pediatric Group of New Jersey in 2000. She has been an independently contracted pediatrician with Medical Doctors Associates at Pediatricare Associates of New Jersey since 2005.

After graduating from Kalamazoo College and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, she completed her pediatric residency at Overlook and Morristown Memorial Hospitals. She is board certified in General Pediatrics.

Outside of the field of medicine, she has an interest in culinary arts. After attending culinary courses at the French Culinary Institute, she opened a catering business, Global Palate, LLC in 2007. As owner and executive chef, she catered small group parties for six years. In addition to her ongoing pediatric work, she is a freelance writer and editor.

Leah's Education & Training:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Michigan State University
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Health Science, Kalamazoo College

Leah's Work History & Experience:

  • Pediatrician, Medical Doctor's Associates
  • Pediatric Consultant, HealthTap
  • Pediatrician, PediatriCare Associates Fair Lawn, NJ
  • Pediatrician, Progressive Pediatrics
  • Pediatrician, Elizabeth Pediatric Group

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Articles Edited by Leah Alexander

How to Soothe a Crying Baby (Top 13 Tips)
How to Calm a Crying & Fussy Baby (13 Tips)
Is It Normal for My Baby to Cry While Asleep?
Is It Normal for My Baby to Cry While Asleep?
Baby Ear Infection: How to Identify & Deal With Them
How to Deal with Baby Ear Infections
How to Clean Baby's Ears: What You Should and Shouldn't Do
How to Keep Baby’s Ears Clean (Parents Guide)
What Can I Do to Stop My Baby Pulling and Eating Their Hair?
How to Deal with Baby Hair Pulling and Eating
Baby Sensitive Skin: Tips & Products to Ease Their Discomfort
Baby Skin Sensitivities: Tips to Help Your Baby Through Discomfort
Newborn Skin Peeling & Dry: 7 Things You Can Do
How to Combat Newborn Dry Skin and Peeling
How To Babyproof Stairs (Simple Step-By-Step Guide)
How To Babyproof Stairs (Simple Step-By-Step Guide)
The Ultimate Guide to Childproofing Cabinets and Drawers
How to Babyproof Your Cabinets and Drawers
How to Stop Swaddling (6 Simple Tips to Help You)
How to Stop Swaddling (6 Simple Tips to Help You)