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Maytal Firnberg


Pediatric emergency care physician
Lover of the outdoors, dogs and travel

Dr. Maytal Firnberg is a pediatric emergency medicine doctor who cares for patients with a variety of urgent conditions.

Firnberg's research focuses on ultrasound as a tool at the time of assessing patients and making treatment decisions, including during emergency care.

Firnberg earned her medical degree at New York Medical College. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Northwell Health Cohen Children's Medical Center, an affiliate of Hofstra University. She completed a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at New York – Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and a fellowship in emergency ultrasound at UCSF.

  • Education

    New York Medical College, MD, 2015

  • Residencies

    Hofstra University, Zucker School of Medicine, Pediatrics, 2018

  • Fellowships

    Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2021

    UCSF, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2022

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

I feel privileged to be there for my patients in their time of need.

Where I see patients (1)

    Selected research

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.