Rina Lazebnik

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Rina Lazebnik, MD

Division Chief


  • Division: General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine


Rina Lazebnik, MD, is Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical Director of the Pediatric Practice and Adolescent Medicine at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Lazebnik is board certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Her special interests are pediatric and adolescent gynecology and general adolescent medicine. She was named to the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital medical staff in 1989.

Dr. Lazebnik is a graduate of Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. She served her residency in pediatrics at Haddasa-Rokach Hospital, Tel-Aviv, and a fellowship in adolescent medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

In addition to her more than 10 years of volunteer service to The Free Clinic of Cleveland, Dr. Lazebnik has served on the Advisory Board for Starting Out Healthy “Under the Rainbow” at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital for more than 10 years. She has published nearly three dozen papers in medical journals, contributed chapters to two medical handbooks and presented research abstracts at nearly four dozen medical meetings and conferences.

Dr. Lazebnik is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Ohio Valley Chapter; Society for Adolescent Medicine; North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology and Society for Adolescent Medicine.

Research Interests
• Obesity, immunizations, contraception

Honors and Recognition
• Numerous teaching awards