LORRAINE RONCA, DO, FAAP
Assistant Director, Sexual Abuse Services
Dr. Lorraine Ronca is a board-certified pediatrician and sub-specialist in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She joined the Child Abuse Pediatrics program at the Westchester Institute for Human Development in 2014 after a 20 year career as an attending physician in the pediatric emergency department in the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in Bronx, NY. Dr. Ronca is an attending in the Section of Child Abuse Pediatrics at WMCHealth and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College. She completed further training in sexual abuse by completing the Child Abuse Medical Providers of New York (CHAMP) coursework as well as the Child Abuse Pediatrics Program-New York Medical College Collaborative Practice Program. She developed WMCHealth Forensic Acute Care Team (FACT) program at Mid Hudson Regional Hospital, and remains involved in a teaching capacity for pediatrics providers. In her role as Assistant Director of Sexual Abuse Services, Dr. Ronca conducts and/or supervises medical assessments of children referred to WIHD for concerns for sexual abuse from Westchester, Putnam, Sullivan, Orange, Dutchess, Rockland and Nassau Counties.