Jill Fong, M.D.

Anesthesiology
Jill Fong

Dr. Jill Fong is a Board-Certified Anesthesiologist who provides anesthesia for a wide range of surgical specialties. She graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca with a BA in Chemistry and earned her MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Fong completed her residency training and an Obstetrical Anesthesia Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College. She is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and an Associate Attending Anesthesiologist.

Dr. Fong is an experienced clinician, teacher, and researcher. Her clinical care efforts center around educating patients about and providing analgesia and anesthesia for their surgical procedures. She provides patient care throughout NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, particularly in the Ambulatory Surgical Area, Greenberg Operating Rooms, Obstetrical/Gastrointestinal/ Invasive Cardiology/Urologic Suites, and Other Non-Operating Room Sites. Her teaching responsibilities include daily clinical teaching of anesthesiology residents, of residents rotating from other clinical departments such as Oral & Facial Maxillary Surgery and the Emergency Department, and of medical students assigned to the anesthesiology rotation.  Didactic teaching includes lectures and fully developed, implemented, and taught courses for the medical staff in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Nursing. As a researcher, Dr. Fong has numerous peer-reviewed journal publications to her credit, as well as a variety of research presentations. She resides in New York City.

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 [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • 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 [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Publications

ARTICLES      

Fong J, Gurewitsch ED, Kang H, Kump L, Fogarty Mack P: An analysis of transfusion practice and the role of intraoperative red blood cell salvage during cesarean delivery. Anesth Analg 104: 666-672, 2007.

Altemus M, Fong J, Yang R, Damast S, Luine S, Ferguson D: Changes in cerebrospinal fluid neurochemistry during pregnancy. Biol Psychiatry 56: 386-392, 2004.

Gurewitsch ED, Johnson E, Allen RH, Diament P, Fong J, Weinstein D, Chervenak FA: The descent curve of the grand multiparous woman. Am J Obstet Gynecol 189: 1036-41, 2003.

Gadalla F, Rhim Lee SH, Choi KC, Fong J, Gomillion MC, Leighton BL: Injecting saline through the epidural needle decreases the IV epidural catheter placement rate during combined spinal-epidural labor analgesia. Can J Anesth 50: 382-385, 2003.

Gurewitsch E, Diament P, Fong J, Huang Guan-hua, Popovtzer A, Weinstein D, Chervenak F: The labor curve of the grand multipara: Does progress of labor continue to improve with additional childbearing? Am J Obstet Gynecol 186(6): 1331-1338, 2002.

Fong J, Gurewitsch E, Kump L, Klein R: Clearance of fetal products and subsequent immunoreactivity of blood salvaged at cesarean section. (Reply) Obstet Gynecol 94(4): 638, 1999.

Fong J, Gurewitsch E, Kump L, Klein R: Clearance of fetal products and subsequent immunoreactivity of intraoperative blood salvaged after placental removal. Obstet Gynecol 93(6): 968-972, 1999.

Herman NL, Choi KC, Affelck PJ, Calicott R, Singhal A, Andreasen A, Gadalla F, Fong J, Gomillion MC, Hartman JK, Koff HD, Lee SH, Van Decar TK: Analgesia, pruritis, and ventilation exhibit a dose-response relationship in parturients receiving intrathecal fentanyl during labor. Anesth Analg 89 (2): 378-383, 1999.

Fong J, Fogarty-Mack, Gurewitsch E: The effect of lumbar epidural anesthesia on maternal middle cerebral artery blood flow in normal pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 179(5): 1237-1240, 1998.

Fong J, Gurewitsch E, Gomillion M, Press RM, Volpe L: Prevention of maternal hypotension with epidural administration of ephedrine sulfate during lumbar epidural anesthesia for cesarean section. Am J Obstet Gynecol 175:4:1:985-990, Oct 1996.

Fong J, Gurewitsch E, Volpe L, Gomillion M, Wagner W, August P: Baseline serum and cerebrospinal fluid magnesium levels in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia. Obstet Gynecol 85: 444-448, 1995.

Fong J, Gadalla F, Druzin M: Venous emboli occurring during cesarean section: The effect of position. Can J Anaesth 38: 191-195, 1991.

Fong J, Druzin M, Gimbel A, Fisher J: Epidural Anaesthesia for labour and cesarean section in a parturient with a single ventricle and transposition of the great arteries. Can J Anaes 37: 680-684, 1990.

Fong J, Gadalla F, Pierri MK, Druzin M: Are Doppler detected venous emboli during cesarean section air emboli?  Anesth Anal 71: 254-257, 1990.

Fong J: Ephedrine as a marker of intravascular injection in laboring parturients. Reg Anesth 15: 271, 1990.

Fong J, Gadalla F, Antonacci Gimbel A: Precordial Dopplar diagnosis of haemodynamically compromising air embolism during Cesarean section. Can J Anaesth 37: 262-264, 1990.

Gadalla F, Fong J: Improved infection control in the operating room. Anesthesiology 73: 1295, 1990.

Tjeuw M, Fong J: Anaesthetic management of a patient with a single ventrical and phaeochromocytoma. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 18: 567-569, 1990.

BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS AND REVIEWS

Fong J. Placenta previa/ Placenta accreta. In Yao F, Fontes ML, Malhotra V (eds.): Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management, 7th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2012. p. 705-733.

Fong J. Breech presentation, fetal distress, and mitral stenosis. In Yao F, Fontes ML, Malhotra V (eds.): Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management, 7th ed. Philadelphia:, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2012. p. 755-777.

Fong J. Transverse lie, fetal distress, and mitral stenosis. In Yao F, Fontes ML, Malhotra V (eds.): Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 925-947.

Fong J. Anesthesia for Non-Obstetric Surgery in the Pregnant Patient. Frank Moya (ed.): Current Reviews in Clinical Anesthesiology, Ft. Lauderdale (FL), 2005.

Fong J. Breech Presentation, fetal distress, and mitral valve stenosis. In Yao F, Artusio JF, editors. Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 826-843.

Fong J. Breech Presentation, fetal distress, and mitral valve stenosis. In Yao F, Artusio JF, editors. Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management, 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 1998. p. 704-719.

Fong J. The patient with gestational trophoblastic disease. In Frost EAM, editor. Preanesthetic Assessment 5. Boston: Birkhauser; 1996. p. 55-63.

Fong J. Transverse lie, fetal distress and mitral stenosis. In Yao F, Artusio JF, editors. Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott; 1993. p. 516-529.

Fong J. Nonobstetrical surgery in the pregnant patient. In Frost EAM, editor. Preanesthetic Assessment 3. Boston: Birkhauser; 1991. p. 164-178.

Fong J. The hemorrhaging obstetric patient. In Frost EAM, editor. Preanesthtetic Assessment 3. Boston: Birkhauser; 1991. p. 311-325.

Fong J. Preanesthetic assessment of the patient with coagulopathies. In Frost EAM, editor. Anesthesiology Clinics of North America. Philadelphia: WB Saunders 8:4 1990. p. 727-740.

Fong, J. Contributor to Ausman RK and Snyder DE. Medical Library: Lawyers Edition, Anesthesiology. San Francisco: Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Co./Bancroft-Whitney Co., 1988.

Honors and Awards

Robert D. Dripps, M.D. Memorial Award, Outstanding Graduating Resident in Anesthesiology, 1988.

Chief Resident in Anesthesiology, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 1986-1987.