Gwendolyn J. Messer, MD, FAAP


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Division Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatrist

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics - General)
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry - General)

Other Languages


Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



Office Locations

Cooper Behavioral Health at Camden

Three Cooper Plaza
Suite 307
Camden , NJ 08103
Phone: 856.342.2328
Fax: 856.541.6137
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolEmory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
InternshipPediatrics - Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (Egleston Hospital), Atlanta, GA
ResidencyPediatrics - Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (Egleston Hospital), Atlanta, GA
FellowshipChild/Adolescent Psychology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Awards and Honors

  • National Collaborative Leadership Award presented by Children and Family Futures and the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children, September 2011.
  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs for Kids" - 2024


Chasnoff IJ, Schmidt C, Telford E, Messer G, Bailey L. "Parents and Children Together: A
Neurocognitive Habilitation Curriculum for Children with FASD." Chicago: Children's Research
Triangle, 2011.

Chasnoff IJ, Wells AM, Telford E, Schmidt C, Messer G. Neurodevelopmental functioning in children with FAS, pFAS, and ARND. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2010 Apr;31(3):192-201. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0b013e3181d5a4e2. PMID: 20375733.

Chasnoff, IJ, Bailey, G, Bailey, L, Groessl, A, Messer, G, Pratt, C, Schmidt, C, Schwartz, L,
Telford, E, West, C. FASD Across the Span of Childhood: A Handbook for Parents and Provider,
NTI Upstream, Chicago, Illinois, 2008.

Chasnoff IJ, Schwartz L, Pratt C, Neuberger, G (former name). Risk and Promise: a handbook for
parents adopting a child from overseas, NTI Upstream, Chicago, Illinois, 2006.