Our Medical Director

All professionals at Summerwood Pediatrics maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field.

Robert Dracker MD, MHA, MBA, CPI

Medical Director
Dr. Dracker received his B.A in Biology from NYU, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and subsequently attended medical school at the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, where he also graduated Alpha Omega Alpha with honors.

He completed a residency in Pediatrics and fellowships in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, all at University Hospital in Syracuse. Dr. Dracker later obtained a Master's degree in Health Services Management (MHA) from the New School for Social Research and most recently an MBA from Columbia College in 2007.

He is board certified in Pediatrics, Transfusion Medicine, and as a Certified Physician Investigator. Dr. Dracker is also certified in Managed Care Medicine and in Quality Assurance and Utilization Review, with sub board certification in managed care review.

Dr. Dracker was the President of the Onondaga County Medical Society from November 2009 through November 2010. Dr. Dracker served as Medical Director of the Transfusion Medicine Service at University Hospital for five years prior to his current position as founder and Medical Director of Summerwood Pediatrics (previously known as North Area Pediatrics) since 1993, with offices in Liverpool and Camillus. He also founded Infusacare Medical Services, which provides adult and pediatric patients with currently standard and emerging outpatient intravenous therapies.

Dr. Dracker has been actively involved in the area of cord blood banking and stem cell transplant. He was the medical director of The Biocyte Corporation, which facilitated the first cord blood transplant in the United States, and was the Medical Director of ViaCord in Cambridge, Massachusetts, up until May of 2007. He is currently the Executive Medical Director of Americord, based in New York City.

Dr. Dracker served on the NYS Governor's Council for Blood and Transfusion Services for 17 years and has been the Chairperson and now member of the Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Committee for the New York State Department of Health, as well as the Co-Chairman of the Heart, Lung and Cancer Committee for the Medical Society of the State of New York. He also served as a member of the Pediatric Advisory Committee of the FDA.

Dr. Dracker serves on a number professional and charitable boards and has presented worldwide on many topics regarding pharmaceutical parental therapies, clinical research and a variety of pediatric policies and stem cell therapy. He is actively involved in ongoing basic science and clinical research, particularly involving vaccine therapies, and has well over 50 abstract and article publications.

  • Robert Dracker
    MD, MHA, MBA, CPI

    Dr. Dracker received his B.A in Biology from NYU, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and subsequently attended medical school at the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, where he also graduated Alpha Omega Alpha with honors.

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Summerwood Pediatrics - Liverpool

4811 Buckley Rd. Liverpool, NY 13088

Monday:

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

3:30pm - 5:30pm Sick Visits Only

Tuesday - Friday:

9:00 am - 5:30 pm

3:30pm - 5:30pm Sick Visits Only

Saturday, Sunday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sick Visits Only

Summerwood Pediatrics - Camillus

5700 W. Genesee St., Suite 1-B Camillus, NY 13031

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:

9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday, Friday:

Closed

Saturday, Sunday:

Call Liverpool 315-457-9966

  • "They always care about the kids really it’s the best clinic ever recommend it."
    - Om Saif, a month ago
  • "The staff, from front desk ladies, to nurses and of course providers, have cared for our special needs daughter since birth, she will soon be 16! They are exceptional with her & myself! I don't know what we are going to do when she turns 21, Dr. Dracker says he's going to keep her forever!"
    - Amy Weber, 4 months ago
  • "All three of my boys go here, as well as my step daughter. They are AMAZING! I get responses right away, they know my children the minute we walk in. They are quick but efficient, they listen to you. If you don't like one provider - definitely ask to see another. Sometimes as a parent you just don't click with someone. I have seen every provider there, including Dr. Draker and everyone has been amazing. They hold a flu clinic so you can just go in and get your flu shot for your kids without having to spend a bunch of time there."
    - Rosenda Mendoza, 4 months ago
  • "My children saw an NP today named Lisa. She was absolutely fabulous with my children for their physicals. She was caring understanding and did her job perfectly! Along with the nurse who checked us in and gave my daughter a shot. She was amazing also."
    - Audrey Grant, 7 months ago
  • "My daughter and now my grandchildren are seen here. This place has an outstanding staff. They are friendly, kind and certainly know how to make both the children and the parents feel comfortable."
    - Kathleen Vandyke, 9 months ago
  • "Very helpful, my kids love the office and doctors."
    - Nicole Majo, 9 months ago
  • "THE BEST HEALTH CARE FOR BABIES TO 21!!! THEY REALLY DO CARE ABOUT THERE PATIENTS. MY KIDS BEEN GOING HERE FOR ABOUT 12 YRS I LOVE THE STAFF, MS.AMY, ALL THE NURSES, AND MY DOCTOR DR.GREEN....OH MY GOODNESS SO MUCH I CAN SAY ABOUT DR.GREEN, BUT I DON'T HAVE ENOUGH OF SPACE..LOL ;-) VERY CARING, GENTLE AND REALLY CARES ABOUT HER PATIENT. I HAVE NEVER HAD AN ISSUE WITH ANYONE AND I LOVE THEM ALL. THEY TREAT YOU WITH RESPECT LIKE NO OTHER!! SO YES YOU SHOULD BRING YOUR KIDS HERE...YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT!!!!"
    EILEEN V, 4/5/2018