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. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

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. He is also the Chief of Pediatrics at University Hospital at Community General in Syracuse. 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 is also 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

  • "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
  • "Amazing at getting you right in! The staff is always extremely friendly and caring!"
    Ashley, 11/8/2017
  • "Dr Green is amazing! She's very thorough and always gets my son back to health quickly! She's amazing with Asthma and allegy kids! Summerwood is a wonderful office and the staff and dr's are very friendly! I also love Lara who we try to see if Dr Green is not available. She reminds me of a young DR Green and we need more physicians who are truly dedicated to there patients!"
    Ellen C, 8/4/2017
  • "Both of my children went to Summerwood Pediatrics and now both of my grand children go. They always get you right in and are very friendly!!"
    Colleen J, 3/6/2017
  • "I go to the camillus location and let me just say they are the best around . Ive been taking my son here for years . VERY clean enviorment and everyone is really nice . Ive never had a problem with them and i recommend this to anyone reading this!"
    Irmis, 2/8/2017
  • "We have been with Summerwood Pediatrics for 15 yrs. They have been amazing time and time again. Dr. Dracker is superior."
    Heather, 1/2/2017
  • "This practice is very friendly and supportive!"
    Rebecca, 7/15/2016