Alyssa Abo, MD Emergency Medicine Specialist



Alyssa Abo, MD, joined the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine in June 2013. After medical school in Israel, Alyssa completed her pediatric residency at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, followed by fellowships in pediatric emergency medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, and emergency ultrasound at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Abo is a leader in the field of pediatric emergency ultrasound and enjoys teaching both nationally and internationally. Her research interests include bedside ultrasound and its applications in the pediatric emergency department.

Outside of the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends, as well as traveling and training for triathlons.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Emergency Ultrasound, 2010
    University of California-Davis Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2009
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2006
    Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2004
    Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
  • MD, 2003
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
  • BS, 1999
    University of Pennsylvania


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"A Children's National ambulance picked up my son. Of course he thoroughly enjoyed the ambulance ride because he got to watch a movie along the way - not to mention the ambulance personnel were sensitive and nice, and kept him informed of their every move."

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