63-95 Austin St.
Rego Park, NY
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Daniela Atanassova-Lineva, MD, is dedicated to the health of children and families at Peds For Kids in Rego Park, New York. A Board-Certified Pediatrician and a fellow of the Academy of Pediatrics’ section of Adolescent medicine, she was named among America’s top Pediatricians for 13 years running. Born in Bulgaria, she showed passion about medicine at an early age and pursued it with dedication and perseverance. Dr. Atanassova-Lineva started her elementary education in Kenitra, Morocco where she attended Lycee Francais. She graduated from High School as Valedictorian from the most prestigious High School in her native town Russe, Bulgaria, "The International School of Foreign Languages."
Dr. Atanassova-Lineva’s areas of clinical interest span Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Primary Care, and Adolescent Medicine, as well as asthma disease, allergic disorders, obesity, nutrition, and dermatology, integrated with aesthetic medicine. As a Pediatric Specialist, her emphasis remains on prevention for the young, younger, and youngest of patients. She received certifications in Aesthetic Medicine in 2016 and in Obesity Medicine from Harvard University in 2019.
Dr. Atanassova-Lineva has practiced Pediatric and Emergency Medicine for more than 20 years. As a veteran Pediatrician, she has seen how parents’ health affects children. Her new focus is extending her practice to encompass treatment for the entire family by offering group counseling and telehealth medicine and remaining in close contact with the parents of her patients regardless of distance, location and time zone difference.
Earning a maximum medical school admittance score, Dr. Atanassova-Lineva won acceptance to Varna Medical University in Bulgaria where she earned her medical degree. She then completed a Pediatric residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, affiliated with Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York.
She remained an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Hospital’s Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine for more than 15 years where she instructed medical students and pediatric residents. Currently she teaches the Stony Brook University PA students by percepting their clinical rotations in Pediatrics at her private office. In addition, Dr. Atanassova-Lineva maintains affiliations with the prestigious NorthWell Children's Hospital in Long Island, NewYork Presbyterian-Queens Hospital, and Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan.
With diverse interests in Medicine, Dr. Atanassova-Lineva has published scholarly articles on the subjects of obesity, nutrition, sports medicine and children with cleft lip and palate. Shortly after graduating from Medical University she led research in neuroscience and child's psychiatry.
In 2016 Dr Atanassova-Lineva lost her 20 year old daughter Stefani Lineva ( a division 1 Tennis player in pre-med College) in a hit and run accident. The tragedy inspired her to create a Non for Profit Organization in memory of her beloved Stefani, "Stefani Forever 20 ". Together with her son Daniel she became the CEO of this organization with the Mission to promote the game of tennis to all unprivileged children in the World.
Volunteering has always come naturally to Dr. Atanassova-Lineva and she has been donating her time helping children in Nepal, India, Nicaragua, Honduras, Panama, El Salvador, Guatemala and Ecuador.
Fluent in five languages, Dr. Atanassova-Lineva has delivered numerous presentations at the Eastern European Meetings of Pediatrics, has numerous TV presentations on TV5Monde in Paris, France, Telemundo TV channel in New York, Bulgarian and Russian Radio Stations and the International Pediatric Association honored Dr. Atanassova-Lineva as a leading physician of the World and top pediatrician in Queens, New York. The following year, she was recognized with a Patients’ Choice Award. In 2018 Dr. Atanassova -Lineva was honored to cut the ribbon of the newly renovated Pediatric Clinic of Gotham Health and Hospital Corporations in Jackson Heights, NY. The International Association of Top Professionals honored Dr. Atanassova-Lineva as the “Top Pediatrician of the Year for 2022”. At the International Business Excellence Awards in 2023, Dr. Atanassova-Lineva was honored with the “Lifetime Achievement in Pediatric Medical Care Award”.
Dr. Atanassova-Lineva appeared at the front page of the IAOTP magazine in 2022 and in 25 A Magazine, Long Island, NY where she published articles about the success of her achievements.
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63-95 Austin St.
Rego Park, NY, 11374
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