See what Herschel Lessin, a Pediatrician at The Children's Medical Group, about his career at CMG and his start in pediatrics.
"What parents want and need when they come to the doctor is for someone to explain what is going on and what you need to do about it. As a Pediatrician I have the unique ability to help parents get through the various stages of their kid's life. To answer their questions. To help them get through crisis. To treat their illnesses and to prevent illnesses. That's something that I do as a Pediatrician and it's what keeps me going in the morning." ~ Dr. Herschel Lessin
What parents want and need when they come to the doctors
is for someone to explain to them what is
going on and what you need to do about it.
And there's precious little time to do that anymore.
One of the skills I bring is to do that with parents
and have fun with the kids at the same time.
Hi, I'm Dr. Herschel Lessin and I work out of the
Pawling office at the Children's Medical Group.
I always wanted to be a doctor from a very young age.
I was a really awful patient, sort of running
down the hall away from the doctor and I think
I wanted to be on the right side of things finally.
I've had Mickey for probably my entire career, about 30 years.
I first picked him up during a trip to Orlando
and over the years I've had many, many Mickeys and I use him to distract kids.
As a pediatrician I have the unique ability to help parents
get through various stages of their kid's life.
To answer their questions, to help them get through crises,
to treat their illnesses, and to prevent illnesses.
That is something I do as a pediatrician and
it's what keeps me going in the morning.
I think it's really important for pediatricians to be
available to help people and
So we encourage you to give us a call anytime
when you have questions, to call for an appointment, to come