Dr. Jennifer Canter, MD

Child Abuse Pediatrics  |  
Female  |  
Age 46
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Dr. Jennifer Canter, MD
Dr. Jennifer Canter is a board-certified pediatrician with sub-specialty training in the field of Child Abuse Pediatrics. As director of all medical components of Child Abuse Pediatrics in the Valhalla campus of New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center since 2002, Dr. Canter has evaluated over 7000 children and adolescents with concerns of physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and/or child fatalities. Dr. Canter is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at New York Medical College and oversees all Child Abuse Pediatrics related educational activities for medical, law enforcement, child protective services and community agencies within various Hudson Valley counties and for New York Medical College. Dr. Canter serves on Westchester County's child fatality review team and is actively involved in the review and analysis of every unexpected fatality in the county. Dr. Canter is published and actively involved in research in various areas of Child Abuse Pediatrics. She is a well-rounded, well-regarded consultant and expert witness with extensive experience in criminal and family court proceedings across the country for sexual abuse, physical abuse and child fatality related cases.

100 Woods Rd

Valhalla, NY 10595

Contact Information

(914) 493-7000

Dr. Jennifer Canter, MD

Dr. Jennifer Canter, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Patient centered care for medical aspects of children & adolescents with concern for child abuse including sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, child fatalities. Practice focused on clinical care, expert evaluations & prevention aspects related to population. Academic practice base with active research in areas of expertise.
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Dr. Canter's Experience

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


  • Child Abuse Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Child Abuse Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Physical Abuse of Child
  • Sexual Abuse of Child


  • Child Abuse Assessment
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Pediatric Developmental Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse Therapy

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.


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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Canter's Reviews

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Dr. Canter's Performance
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  • Average wait time
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Patient Comments (1)
Smart and caring and very good with kids
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Dr. Canter accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Canter has admitting privileges

Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Rd
Valhalla, NY 10595
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