Neighborhood Pediatrics

Your Long Island Pediatrics Center

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Lisa Cavanaugh, MD, F.A.A.P

Pediatric Specialist for children on the autism spectrum and developmental disabilities

Lisa A. Cavanaugh, MD opened her solo practice in 1997, specializing in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Additionally, Dr. Cavanaugh has over 20 years of expertise in developmental and behavioral pediatrics. She is passionate about working with children who have developmental disabilities and on the autism spectrum. Dr. Cavanaugh is a doctor who still makes house calls when it’s deemed necessary.

Dr. Cavanaugh is affiliated with Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center, Northwell Health North Shore University Hospital Manhasset and Winthrop University Hospital. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.

Dr. Lisa Cavanaugh graduated from the State University of New York at Old Westbury, followed by medical school at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, and then her residency at Schneider’s Children’s Hospital (now Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center.)

She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics.



Can I meet with Dr. Lisa Cavanaugh for a pre-natal consultation?

Yes, call our office to set up a consultation. This is an excellent opportunity to familiarize yourself with our office, meet the staff, and have any questions answered by Dr. Cavanaugh.

How can I contact the doctor after hours if there is an emergency?

We have an after-hours emergency phone line: (516) 234-7628. This number is for Dr. Cavanaugh’s patients only and used for EMERGENCIES ONLY. Inquires on routine matters such as scheduling appointments, prescription refills, school forms, and mild illness are handled through our office number during office hours.

What insurance do you accept?

Please contact our office for the latest insurance information.

Do you accept walk-ins?

We do not accept walk-ins to our office. Please contact us to schedule an appointment for your child.

Are you accepting new patients?

Yes! Please contact us to receive registration forms that you can fill out before coming to your child’s first appointment.

What are your hours?

Monday 9AM-7PM

Tuesday 9AM-5PM

Wednesday 9AM-7PM

Thursday 9AM-5PM

Friday 9AM-7PM

Saturday 11AM-2PM

Sunday Closed

Do you have same-day sick appointments?

We actively encourage same day sick appointments-we want to help your child get better rather than continue being ill without being seen by the doctor! Just call us during business hours to set up an appointment.

How are copayments handled?

Please scroll down for more information on copayments

Office Policies

1. You MUST bring your most current insurance card with you to every visit

2. Please fill out all paperwork before your appointment, including school/camp medical forms. You can use our patient portal to receive and submit paperwork before you arrive.

3. Copayments are due at the time of your appointment. We accept cash, check, Paypal, and all major Credit Cards. (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.) Deductibles and services not covered by your insurance will be billed after your office visit and will be mailed to the address that you provide to this office at your first appointment. Payment remittance can be mailed back to us or is expected at the subsequent office visit.


Neighborhood Pediatrics

Phone: (516) 759-1131

After Hours Emergency Line: (516) 234-7628


Neighborhood Pediatrics

287 Sea Cliff Ave

Sea Cliff, NY 11579

(516) 759-1131

Emergency Phone Line: (516) 234-7628