Erik Von Hahn, M.D., M.D.

Erik Von Hahn, M.D., M.D.

Erik Von Hahn, M.D., M.D.

Erik von Hahn, M.D . Dr . Erik von Hahn has worked with children with diverse disabilities for more than 20 years . He received his medical training and specialization in pediatrics at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and subsequently underwent specialist training in Developmental–Behavioral Pediatrics and Child Psychiatry at both Harvard University and at Tufts University in Boston. Early in his career, Dr . von Hahn developed an interest in following his patients to school. He developed an extensive consultative practice with public school districts, first in New Hampshire and then in Massachusetts. He has developed a deep understanding of children with disabilities, as seen through the lens of their school day and their interactions with the school professionals who serve them.

In addition to his consultative practice with schools, Dr. von Hahn maintains a clinical practice at the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston. He shares his experience working with schools to help families in the clinic communicate successfully with their child’s school team. As part of his academic duties, Dr. von Hahn has substantial teaching duties with Tufts University School of Medicine. He provides training and supervision of future Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians, future general pediatricians, and future allied health care professionals in social work, speech pathology, and psychology. Finally, Dr. von Hahn provides regular continuing education services to both educators and general pediatricians in their practice.

Successful service to children with disabilities occurs when adults can work successfully with one another. All of Dr. von Hahn’s clinical and teaching encounters emphasize service to children with disabilities by seeing their world through their eyes, and by fostering collaboration among home, school, and clinic.