David M. Siegel, M.D., M.P.H.

David M. Siegel, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Avenue
Pediatric Adolescent Medicine
Rochester, NY 14621

Office: (585) 275-4733
Fax: (585) 271-7512

Research Bio

Dr. Siegel's research interests are high risk sexual behavior prevention intervention and descriptive and natural history studies of pediatric rheumatologic diseases, particularly juvenile arthritis and fibromyalgia syndrome.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Top Doctor | US News and World Report 2012
Ruth Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award in Community Service | Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong | University of Rochester Medical Center 2008
"Strong Star" Certificate of Appreciation for Providing Exceptional Service | Strong Memorial Hospital | Rochester, NY 2008
Best Doctors in America - Pediatric Rheumatology; Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine 2007 - 2008
Outstanding Medical Professional Award, Upstate New York Chapter, Arthritis Foundation, Rochester, NY. 2006
Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award, Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2005
Elected as a Senator to the Faculty Senate, University of Rochester, 3-year term 2003 - 2006
Hemophilia Pediatric Specialist, (1986-2001) Distinguished Service Award, Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center, Rochester, NY, June 20, 2003. 2003
Best Doctors in America - Pediatric Rheumatology 2003 - 2004
Selected to be a Facilitator ("Coach") for Biracial Partnerships for Community Progress; a 12-month program designed to bring business and community leaders of different racial backgrounds together as friendship pairs. Mayor's Committee on Ethnicity and Diversity, Rochester, NY. 2001 - 2002
David Hochstein Music School Merit Scholarship Competition, Honorable Mention-Classical Guitar. 1989
David Hochstein Music School Chamber Group Performance Scholarship 1988
Rochester Society of Internal Medicine Prize Award for paper submitted. "The High Cost of Medical technology: Getting at the Heart of the Matter. 1984
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Bureau of Community Health Services, Division of Maternal and Child Health, University of Rochester, Study of General Pediatrics 1983 - 1985
Public health Summer Externship (included research project on well child care utilization), Durham County, North Carolina 1976

Recent Journal Articles

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2011 Feb
Garfunkel LC, Pisani AR, leRoux P, Siegel DM. "Educating residents in behavioral health care and collaboration: comparison of conventional and integrated training models." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2011 Feb; 86(2):174-9.
2011 Feb
Pisani AR, leRoux P, Siegel DM. "Educating residents in behavioral health care and collaboration: integrated clinical training of pediatric residents and psychology fellows." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2011 Feb; 86(2):166-73.
2009 Mar
Siegel DM. "Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: a pediatrician's observations." Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare. 2009 Mar; 27(1):113-5.
2007 Mar
Bleesing J, Prada A, Siegel DM, Villanueva J, Olson J, Ilowite NT, Brunner HI, Griffin T, Graham TB, Sherry DD, Passo MH, Ramanan AV, Filipovich A, Grom AA. "The diagnostic significance of soluble CD163 and soluble interleukin-2 receptor alpha-chain in macrophage activation syndrome and untreated new-onset systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis." Arthritis and rheumatism. 2007 Mar; 56(3):965-71.
2004 Feb
Siegel DM, McDaniel SH. "Family pediatrics." Pediatrics. 2004 Feb; 113(2):428.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Pediatric Rheumatology - American Board of Pediatrics
Adolescent Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MPH | Community Health | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry1988
MD | Medicine | University of North Carolina School of Medicine1979
AB | Zoology | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1983 - 06/30/1985
Residency in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1980 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1979 - 06/30/1980