Alan Weintraub, MD, is board certified in general pediatrics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics. He has been practicing developmental pediatrics since completing his developmental disabilities fellowship in 1988. Weintraub did his general pediatric training and his developmental disabilities training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, N.Y. After completing his training, he and his family relocated to Atlanta. Weintraub is well known in the developmental disabilities community in metro Atlanta.
He has been involved with the Bregman Series, a yearly program for adults with developmental disabilities that is sponsored through Jewish Family and Career Services. Weintraub served as the co-chair of that committee from 2001 to 2003 and remains active on that committee. Weintraub is also on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Committee at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta and was on the Advisory Board of the Amit Community School at its initiation for several years. This program was developed for children with developmental disabilities whose families wanted to obtain a Jewish Day School education. Weintraub was the co-chair of the Admissions Criteria Committee for the Amit Program for its first two years.
Weintraub is also the co-chair of the Developmental Disabilities Committee of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is on the Board of Directors of All About Developmental Disabilities, an organization that serves adults and children with developmental disabilities. He is a clinical assistant professor at the Emory University School of Medicine and teaches pediatric residents their developmental disabilities curriculum.
Weintraub speaks throughout metro Atlanta at support groups such as the Autism Society and CHADD.
Weintraub gained recognition through the Atlanta Alliance on Developmental Disabilities by earning an award as outstanding physician of the year for 2001 for serving the developmental disabilities population. He received an AUTISM HERO award in 2008, 2009, and 2010 from the Greater Atlanta chapter of the Autism Society of America for his work with the autism spectrum population.
After directing the Marcus Institute’s Dunwoody office for four years, Weintraub opened his own practice, Developmental and Child Behavioral Associates, in January 2001. Weintraub sees children and adults with a broad range of developmental disabilities. His areas of interest are complex ADHD and the psychopharmacology of ADHD; as well as the autism spectrum and the challenges of diagnosis and treatment of autism.
As a board-certified developmental-behavioral pediatrician, Weintraub has training and expertise in addressing physical, cognitive, emotional, genetic, and metabolic disorders. Weintraub cares for children with motor impairment, genetic disorders, and autism spectrum disorders as well as differences in learning and attention.
Weintraub lives in north metro Atlanta with his wife. He has three children and a granddaughter.