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We found 438 pediatricians who accept Aetna near New York, NY.

Dr. Oleh M Akchurin, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology, General Pediatrics
505 East 70th Street, Helmsley Tower; 3rd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Oleh Akchurin works as a pediatric nephrologist and pediatrician. In addition to English, Dr. Akchurin (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Clinical interests for Dr. Akchurin include kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Akchurin is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He attended medical school at Vinnitsa National Medical University. His medical residency was performed at Buffalo General Hospital. Dr. Akchurin is an in-network provider for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Alison Norris Nephrology; Fellow Award of the NYAM / NY Society of Nephrology; and New York Society of Nephrology, Outstanding.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
99 University Place
Cooper, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Bourne's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Dr. Bourne (or staff) speaks Spanish, Polish, and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Hackensack University Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, Dr. Bourne attended St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Healthfirst.

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Dr. Lisa Sheryl Ipp, MD
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
505 East 70th Street Ht-506
New York, NY
 

Dr. Lisa Ipp specializes in adolescent medicine and general pediatrics and practices in New York, NY. She is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Ipp include menstrual disorders, adolescent gynecology, and acne. Dr. Ipp is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Ipp's education and training includes medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and residency at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ipp honors. Her distinctions include: Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Subcommittee on Vaccinations; Make a Wish Foundation of Metro New York, Medical Advisor; and Caron Addiction Medicine Program, Medical Advisor.

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Clinical interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Menstrual Disorders, Acne, General Care, Mental Health Issues

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Specializes in Child Abuse Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
1 Gustave L Levy Place; Box 1200
New York, NY
 

Dr. Deborah Steinbaum specializes in child abuse pediatrics and general pediatrics. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Steinbaum accepts. After attending Yale School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Steinbaum (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian. Dr. Steinbaum's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, and Chilton Medical Center.

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Dr. Bruce Jay Brovender, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1559 York Avenue; Ground Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bruce Brovender specializes in general pediatrics and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Brovender (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. In Dr. Brovender's practice, he is particularly interested in immunization (preventive vaccines), ear infection, and asthma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Weill Cornell Medicine and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He attended the University of Bologna Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center and Lenox Hill Hospital for residency. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Brovender is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. His distinctions include: New York Super Doctors and One of America's Top Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Ear Infection, General Care, Infections, Asthma

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
829 57th; Unit 4
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Shiwei Tong's specialty is general pediatrics. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is especially interested in immunization (preventive vaccines), infections, and general care. Dr. Tong is an in-network provider for MagnaCare, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Xuzhou Medical College. His medical residency was performed at the University Hospital of Brooklyn. Dr. Tong speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, General Care, Infections

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Dr. Carlos Oscar Rios, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
10 East 102nd Street; 6th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Carlos Rios' specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. His areas of expertise consist of hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and type 2 diabetes. He takes several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Viant, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Rios is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Hypertension, High Cholesterol, General Care

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
135 West 70 Street; Suite 1j
New York, NY
 

Dr. Sonia Gidwani specializes in general pediatrics and practices in New York, NY. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gidwani is an in-network provider for Cigna, Aetna, and Oxford Health Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Lady Hardinge Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Gidwani (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is affiliated with Mount Sinai Roosevelt. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Michael Joseph Defeo, MD
Specializes in Other, General Pediatrics
40 Worth Street; Suite 402
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Defeo is a general pediatrician in New York, NY. Dr. Defeo (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Defeo's areas of expertise include general care. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. After attending Ross University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Dr. Defeo honors Coresource, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Clinical interests: General Care

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
714 10th Street
Secaucus, NJ
 

Dr. Navpreet Minhas is a family medicine practitioner and general pediatrician in Ringwood, NJ, Hackensack, NJ, and Secaucus, NJ. In his practice, Dr. Minhas focuses on diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He is affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group, Chilton Medical Center, and Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Minhas accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Medical University of the Americas and residency at Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County. Dr. Minhas (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Li Q Zhang, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3624 J.f. Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
 

Dr. Li Zhang's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Her average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. She has a special interest in research. Dr. Zhang is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Xi'an Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Research

Dr. Ayala Miller Miller, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1559 York Avenue; Ground Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ayala Wegman is a pediatrician. She has a special interest in immunization (preventive vaccines) and general care. Dr. Wegman is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Wegman attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Wegman include: Johns Hopkins University- Graduated with General and Departmental Honors; J. Edmund and Kathryn Bradley Award for Excellence in Pediatrics; and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In addition to English, Dr. Wegman (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, General Care

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
546 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Elizabeth Acenas-Recientes practices general pediatrics in Brooklyn, NY and Manhasset Hills, NY. She is in-network for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Acenas-Recientes attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school.

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Dr. Joseph C Licata, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
186 E 76th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Licata is a general pediatrician. Dr. Licata's areas of expertise include immunization (preventive vaccines) and general care. He accepts Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Catholic University of the Sacred Heart Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school and subsequently trained at Lenox Hill Hospital for residency. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Licata (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, General Care

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Dr. Maura Diane Frank, MD
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
505 East 70th Street Ht506
New York, NY
 

Dr. Maura Frank's areas of specialization are adolescent medicine and general pediatrics; she sees patients in New York, NY. Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frank accepts. She attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Dr. Frank has received professional recognition including the following: One of America's Top Doctors and Senior List (award for medical student teaching excellence), Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Frank (or staff) speaks Arabic, Sign Language, and Spanish. She is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Dr. Danielle D Taylor, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
21 West 86th Street; Westside Pediatrics - West 86th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Danielle Taylor works as a pediatrician. Dr. Taylor's clinical interests include general care. She is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Before completing her residency at Schneider Children's Hospital, Dr. Taylor attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: General Care

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What is General Pediatrics?

General Pediatrics is defined simply as the medical care of children and adolescents. It is one of the broadest specialties, delivering care to patients from birth through young adulthood, and encompassing everything from preventive health to the management of acute and chronic illness. Pediatricians care for the physical, emotional, behavioral, developmental, and social problems that affect children and teens.

A general pediatrician has a wide variety of responsibilities, including:
  • The management and treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Discouraging the spread of serious illness in children, through education and vaccination
  • Monitoring patients’ physical and developmental growth
  • Performing routine health screenings
  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle
  • Guiding parents in all areas of parenting, from offering reassurance to giving advice on everything related to their child, such as feeding, safety, and education

Perhaps more than any other patient group, children are products of the environment in which they live. Because of this, pediatricians don’t just treat kids -- they treat communities and families as well. They often become advocates for children and for children’s rights. General pediatricians are physicians dedicated to the health and well-being of young people.