Stephen B. Sulkes, M.D.

Stephen B. Sulkes, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2986
Fax: (585) 275-3366
Administrative: (585) 275-0355

Professional Bio

Director of UCEDD/LEND

Research Bio

Dr. Sulkes' primary research interest is Health Care Delivery to People with Developmental Disabilities. He also participates in research related to Down syndrome and to children with autism and physical disabilities.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Outstanding Pediatric Faculty Teaching Award | University of Rochester Medical Students, Class of 2002 | Rochester, NY 2001
Outstanding Pediatric Faculty Teaching Award | University of Rochester Medical Students, Class of 2001 | Rochester, NY 2000

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 11 available »

Roizen, N. J., Magyar, C.I., Kuschner, E. S., Sulkes, S. B., Druschel, C., van Wijngaarden, E., Rodgers, L., Diehl, A., Lowry, R. & Hyman, S.L. "A community cross-sectional survey of medical problems in 440 children with Down syndrome in New York State." Journal of Pediatrics. 2014; 164(4): 871-875.
Galligan, M. G, Feinstein, C., Sulkes, S. B., Bisagno, J. M. & Stein, M. T. "Asperger syndrome and DSM-5: A dilemma for college freshman". Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2013; 34(7): 529-532.
2002 May
Janicki MP, Davidson PW, Henderson CM, McCallion P, Taets JD, Force LT, Sulkes SB, Frangenberg E, Ladrigan PM. "Health characteristics and health services utilization in older adults with intellectual disability living in community residences." Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR. 2002 May; 46(Pt 4):287-98.
1999 Jun
Jospe N, Lane A, Greenlaw J, Sulkes SB. "Ambiguity of the external genitalia in an infant with Down syndrome: gender assignment and ethical implications." Mental retardation. 1999 Jun; 37(3):232-6.
1995 May
Sulkes SB. "MD's DD BASICS: identifying common problems and preventing secondary disabilities." Pediatric annals. 1995 May; 24(5):245-8, 251-2, 254.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary


Developmental – Behavioral Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


BA | Medical Science | Boston University1978
MD | Medicine | Boston University School of Medicine1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics at Boston Children s Hospital07/01/1981 - 06/30/1983
Residency in Pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical Center07/01/1979 - 06/30/1981
Internship in Pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical Center07/01/1978 - 06/30/1979