JENNIFER SHAW, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Jennifer Shaw, M.D., F.A.A.P., has been practicing pediatrics in Central New Jersey since 1995. She is the administrator and owner of Touchpoint Pediatrics, P.A. located in Chatham, New Jersey. All the doctors and staff at Touchpoint are dedicated to providing comprehensive family centered pediatric and adolescent medicine. Both Touchpoint Pediatrics and Dr. Shaw have been nationally recognized by the NCQA as the highest level Patient-Centered Medical Home. Before creating Touchpoint Pediatrics, Dr. Shaw was the Medical Director of the Hunterdon County Child Development and Evaluation Center in Flemington, New Jersey. Dr. Shaw completed her general pediatric residency and specialty fellowship at Schneider Children’s Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York, where she received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarly Performance. She received her M.D. from the University of Connecticut. She graduated from Union College in Schenectady with honors in English and Biology. She is one of the first board certified developmental and behavioral pediatricians in the country as well as being board certified in general pediatrics. She is on the teaching attending staff at Atlantic Health Systems (Morristown Memorial/Overlook Medical Centers) and St. Barnabas Medical Center.
Dr. Shaw utilizes her subspecialty training to help families coping with typical behaviors such as temper tantrums, separation anxiety, sibling rivalry, feeding struggles and motivational problems. She has extensive experience diagnosing and coordinating the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism and learning problems. The New Jersey Community Board of Mental Health requested she join the subcommittee focused on early intervention and mandated to improve children’s mental health. She has been a selected national advisor “Thought Leader” for McNeil Pediatrics, Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Abbott Nutritionals and Shire. A featured guest lecturer at parent, teacher and medical meetings throughout New Jersey, she is listed in Consumer Network’s Guide to “America’s Top Pediatricians” 2002 to present, Castle Connelly’s “How to Find the Best Doctors: New York Metro Area”, New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s “Top Docs” in New Jersey, Recognized in “Best Doctors in America 2011 to present”, “NJTopDocs.Com” 2011 to present, Millburn-Short Hills / Nationally Recognized “Super Doctor” 2013 to present and Family Magazine’s “NJ Favorite Kids Doc” 2009 to present.
Dr. Shaw and her husband, Barrie Brachfeld have 3 children and reside in Chatham, NJ.