Harpreet Pall, M.D., MBA, CPE
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Pall is Chair and Professor of the Department of Pediatrics at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. He completed his medical degree from McGill University and pediatrics residency from Memorial University in Canada. He then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology from Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital.
Following fellowship, Dr. Pall joined the faculty at Boston Children’s for six years where he led endoscopy services at ASCs and assisted in EHR implementation. In 2011, Dr. Pall was recruited to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children/Drexel University College of Medicine as Chief of Gastroenterology where he served in numerous leadership roles including Executive Vice-Chair, President-Elect of the Medical Staff, and Pediatrician-in-Chief/Chair prior to assuming his current role at Hackensack Meridian Health.
Dr. Pall has formal management and leadership training including an MBA from University of Massachusetts, year-long leadership fellowship, medical management coursework at Harvard, a Dean’s internship at Drexel, and the Certified Physician Executive (CPE) designation. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Transformative Leadership in Disruptive Times certificate program at Seton Hall University Stillman School of Business.
Dr. Pall has been nationally recognized for his scholarship in health equity, social determinants of health, clinical efficiency, and patient experience as related to the field of pediatric endoscopy. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he served as Chair of the Hackensack Meridian Support our Schools COVID Advisory Board. This program helped support over 138 NJ schools as they navigated the pandemic. Dr. Pall is also the Chair of the Finance and Operations Committee of the Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group.
Finally, he enjoys his active clinical practice as a board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist.