Specializing in Pediatrics, Dr. Griffieth earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Stanford University in 1972 and his Doctor of Medicine Degree at Yale University School of Medicine in 1977. After completing his pediatric residency at the Albert Einstein-Bronx Municipal Hospital in New York, Dr. Griffieth moved to San Francisco-East Bay area of California. While there, he worked for the US Public Health Service in the inner city of West Berkeley and East Oakland. He eventually entered private practice pediatrics from 1983 until his return to the East Coast in 1984 to join Dr. Constance Glasgow in upstate New York.
In addition to board certification in General Pediatrics, Dr. Griffieth is also board certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. As a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, Dr. Griffieth evaluates and provides treatment strategies for children with a wide range of developmental and behavioral problems.
Dr. Griffieth maintains hospital privileges at the Ellis-Bellevue Hospital complex in Schenectady, NY. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the Medical Society of the State of New York. Dr. Griffieth has been an integral member of several church-sponsored missionary teams providing medical care to rural area of Mexico and most recently to the slum areas of Nairobi, Kenya in 2011 and 2012. Dr. Griffieth has two adult sons and enjoys the outdoors and gardening. He loves reading and playing the piano and conga drums.