Nick Bennett, MA(Cantab), MBBChir, PhD, is a specialist and expert in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and immune disorders. Bennett graduated from Cambridge University in 2004 with his medical and PhD degrees, before coming to the United States and completing his training in Pediatrics (2008) and Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2011) at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY. Throughout his training and clinical practice he has evaluated and treated children with various immune deficiencies, including VCFS. He worked alongside Dr Shprintzen at SUNY Upstate and diagnosed, evaluated and treated children with VCFS in the outpatient and inpatient settings as part of the interdisciplinary approach to managing the condition. He practiced at CT Children’s Medical Center for 8 years where he rose to the level of Division Head for Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology. He is currently a Medical Director at PHA Health Sciences where he develops and monitors clinical research studies in infectious diseases. Aside from VCFS, Bennett's interests include viral infections and teaching patient-centered care and communication skills to medical students and residents. He has been recognized with multiple awards for teaching and as a resident was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society.