Dr. Barayev is a Board Certified Pediatrician, Lactation Counselor, and father of two who believes passionately in high quality and personal care for children. After graduating from the highly selective Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education in New York, Dr. Barayev completed his medical degree at New York Medical College. He finished his residency in pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY, and has spent years working in Washington Heights as well as Staten Island New York.
He now lives with his wonderful wife and children on Staten Island and the family enjoys the opportunities to explore beautiful parks that the borough has to offer. He regularly practices yoga, high-intensity interval training, and meditation to live a mindful life. He continues to attend academic conferences to stay current with pediatric medicine and is affiliated with both Staten Island University Hospital and Richmond University Medical Center. His main areas of interests include pediatric obesity and asthma management. He is also interested in advancing the behavioral aspects of lifestyle by helping to customize recommendations to individual families based on their preferences, needs, and the current biomedical literature supporting the use of these approaches.
Dr. Barayev believes that good health is a result of good small daily habits. He believes that families should practice daily healthy activities that add up to powerful disease prevention over time. He wishes to guide families on this path to wellness.