Junko Nishita, MD, PhD


Dr. Nishita is a board-certified pediatrician in the United States and Japan, with an extensive career history in both countries as a physician as well as a researcher. Her professional background includes general pediatrics, pediatric cardiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, and related fields. After completing her pediatric residency in Brooklyn, she joined Gramercy Pediatrics, a private pediatric group practice in 2020 which became part of Concorde Medical Group in 2023.

She speaks English and Japanese.


MD – Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
PhD – Molecular Biology – Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan


Pediatric Residency –  Maimonides Medical Center, New York, USA
Pediatric Residency –  National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan


Pediatric Research Fellowship – University of Utah, UT, USA
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship –  Tokyo Women’s Medical University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Board Certifications

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – Japan Pediatric Society

Awards and Professional Recognition

Top Doctor Award, Kids Public, 2021 & 2020

Languages Spoken


Insurances Accepted

Connecticare (applies to services rendered in NYS for Connecticare Commercial members ONLY)
Emblem (GHI) except for Emblem Millennium Network for all lines of business
Emblem (HIP)
Empire BCBS except EBCBS Medicaid HMO
Empire Healthplus (Individual Network ONLY)
Oxford Plans except Oxford Metro
UHC Plans except UHC Core, UHC Charter Networks and Community Plan
UnitedHealthcare NYS Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Concorde Medical Group participates with the above payors Commercial, Medicare and Individual Exchange Plans