Dr. Christina Hift, MD

Dr. Christina Hift, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Christina Hift, MD is a pediatrics specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1978 and specializes in pediatrics, pediatric infectious disease medicine, and more.

985 5th Ave

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

(212) 988-9011

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Dr. Hift's Experience

Dr. Hift's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hift "I am committed to delivering outstanding, individualized, integrative care to all my patients. I welcome patients with complicated medical situations who can profit from my unique expertise and 30 years of experience. I am trained in pediatrics, infectious diseases, and pediatric rheumatology.  I run a concierge-type practice for all my patients because I am only interested in providing the very highest level of care. I have a special interest and commitment to trying to improve the lives of children who have medical problems by focusing on the whole child and providing child-oriented medical care."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

6  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jacobi Medical center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hosp Spl Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Montefiore Hosp-Einstein
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hift has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hift's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hift to family and friends
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Hift's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

We are grateful to have Dr. Hift as our children's physician. Our two boys, 12 and 10, like her so much as she knows just how to interact with every age level, how to engage them, and understand what they are experiencing. Her care of my children's complicated medical issues has been excellent...more
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Dr. Hift has been such a blessing to our family. Not only did she diagnose our daughter with PANDAS, missed by prior physicians, but she continues to manage our daughter's care with tremendous professionalism and success. Without a doubt, Dr. Hift is the most accessible doctor we have ever...more
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I would recommend Dr. Hift to anyone dealing with unexplained GI symptoms and other illnesses. I had pain for years and saw too many Drs to count. My symptoms were suddenly getting worse, and when I was referred to her I was feeling ready to give up on ever doing more than managing the pain. Dr....more
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My son has complicated health issues which no pediatricians, ENTs, allergists, rheumatologists, gastrointerologists, and other doctors could figure out. Some were mild, others were not. I was referred to Dr. Hift by a friend who also had a child who kept getting sick, especially with recurring...more
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