Marty Ellington, Jr., MD, MPH, has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Lenox Hill Hospital after serving as the Acting Chairman of the department since April 2009. Dr. Ellington joined the Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Pediatrics in 2004 and in 2006 was promoted to Director of Newborn Services – a title he will continue to hold in addition to the current appointment.
Dr. Ellington concurrently received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and master’s degree in public health from the University Of Michigan School Of Public Health. He completed his pediatric residency at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and subsequently pursued a three year fellowship in the Joint Program in Neonatology of the Harvard Medical School.
Throughout his 20 year career, Dr. Ellington has made numerous academic contributions to the field of pediatrics – he has co-authored studies and lectured on a variety of pediatric subjects, focusing on neonatal health outcomes and technology assessment. He is an active member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Public Health Association, and the National Medical Association.
Dr. Ellington serves on numerous committees at Lenox Hill Hospital, including the Medical Board, the Credentials Committee, and the Clinical Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Committee. Most notably, for the past five years, he has served as Chair of the Infant Care Committee.