Gerald Rakos

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Gerald B. Rakos

Gerald B. Rakos, MD, FAAP

Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Cohen Children’s Institute


  • Primary Location

    Stamford Health

    One Hospital Plaza Pediatric Department Stamford, CT 06902

    Main: 203-276-7083
    Fax: 203-276-7363

About Me

Dr. Gerald Rakos serves as the Department of Pediatrics Chair and the Division of Neonatology Director at Stamford Health. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Dr. Rakos graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and his fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.



Special Interests

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


  • Neonatology


Medical School

SUNY Upstate Medical University


University of Massachusetts Medical Center


Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Published Work

Cusick W, Stewart J, Parry M, McLeod G, Rakos G, Sullivan C, and Rodis J. State Mandated Prenatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening at a Large Community Hospital. Connecticut Medicine. 2003; 67(1):7-10.

Board Certifications

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


American Academy of Pediatrics

Academic Appointment

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

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