Carlos Medina, M.D.

Pediatric Urology
Carlos Medina

Dr. Carlos Medina is a native New Yorker who grew up in Hempstead, Long Island. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps as a machine-gunner he attended Columbia University where he double majored in philosophy and history. Following graduation from Columbia with honors in philosophy, Dr. Medina decided to pursue a medical career and attended the post baccalaureate pre-medical program at Hunter College. Upon successful completion of the program, Dr. Medina was admitted to Cornell University Medical College to the class of 1999; notably, the final class to receive the traditional medical curriculum. In medical school, Dr. Medina developed an interest in urology and with the encouragement of Drs. E. Darracott Vaughan and Dix P. Poppas he received his training in this specialty at the University of Connecticut under Dr. Peter Albertsen. At the University of Connecticut, Dr. Medina rotated in pediatric urology at the famed Connecticut Children's Medical Center and developed a passion for serving children. He followed in his Cornell mentors' footsteps and completed a fellowship in pediatric urology at Children's Hospital of San Diego under the tutelage of internationally regarded and winner of the American Academy of Pediatric Urology Medal, Dr. George W. Kaplan. Dr. Medina then started a successful private practice in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Throughout this entire journey, Drs. Medina and Poppas maintained an ongoing and warm relationship. Four years ago Dr. Medina accepted an offer to practice at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. He is the Director of the Linda and Carl Seaman Pediatric Urodynamic and Voiding Dysfunction Unit within the Institute for Pediatric Urology. Dr. Medina's special interests include spinal defects, enuresis and pediatric stone disease. He currently lives in Manhattan with his wife Suzanne and children, Luca and Emilia.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Honors and Awards

Fellowships:

  • Papanicolaou Fellow in Abdominal Anatomy
  • Bristol-Myers Squib Fellow in Academic Medicine
  • National Medical Fellow

Navy Achievement Medal and Meritorious Unit Commendation

1990, Dean's List, graduated with honors.