About the Provider
Dr. Sessa joined WESTMED Medical Group in November 2008. He is a board certified pediatrician and an attending pediatrician at Greenwich Hospital and White Plains Hospital. Dr. Sessa is a cum laude graduate of Princeton University. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his pediatric internship and residency at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center (Jacobi Hospital) and the Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After residency, Dr. Sessa spent two years in a fellowship in ambulatory and developmental pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital Medical Center, which is affiliated with Harvard.
Before coming to Westmed, Dr. Sessa practiced pediatrics for 20 years in Stamford, Connecticut; first with Kaiser Permanente and then in private practice.
Dr. Sessa has been involved in academic pediatrics for many years. He was an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he taught medical students and pediatric residents at Jacobi Hospital. Prior to joining Westmed, he was director of general pediatrics at the Maimonides Infants and Children’s Hospital in Brooklyn. Dr. Sessa has a particular interest in behavioral issues in children.
He lives in Rye with his wife Harriet, a former teacher in the Rye City Schools. They have two grown sons.
Degree: Doctor of Medicine