Shanna Sykes Hill, M.D.
Dr. Hill received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University. She then earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in Anesthesiology at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. She subsequently went on to complete additional training with a fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesiology, also at Cornell. She joined the faculty at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College in 2005 as a member of the Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology team. Her clinical interest focuses on anesthesia for cardiac and thoracic aorta surgeries as well as other high-risk procedures. Her interests include trauma management, transfusion medicine, and intra-operative echocardiography. She is also involved in both the resident and fellow clinical education programs, and serves as Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program. She is a member of numerous medical societies, including the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and the American Society of Echocardiography.
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 [Medicare]
- AETNA [PPO]
- Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
- Affinity Health Plan
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
- 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
- Medicare [Medicare]
- Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
- Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
- Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
- Rockefeller University - CoreSource
- United Empire
- United Health Care
- United Health Care [Community Plan]
- United Health Care [Medicare]
Hill S, Skubas N. Valvular Heart Disease. In: Thomas SJ. Manual of Cardiac Anesthesia. New York: Churchill Livingstone. (In production.)
DeGregoris, G, Hill SS, and Slepian RL. Airtraq laryngoscope for bronchial blocker placement in a difficult airway. Anaesthesia. 2009;64(6): 691–692.
Skubas N, Brown N, Nygard S, Hill S, Shernan S, Fontes M, Heerdt P. Tissue Doppler echocardiographic evaluation of right ventricular contractile heterogeneity in cardiac surgical patients. Anesth Analg. 2005; 100: SCA66. Abstract for 27th Annual Meeting and Workshops, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Baltimore, May 2005.
Kacker A, Sykes S, Heier LA, Selesnick SH. Bilateral paragangliomas with associated venous anomalies. Otol Neurotol. 2001 Jan;22(1):123.
Dekhayser J, Pleasant N, Hill S. Management of transfusion in a high risk cardiac tumor resection patient. Complex Case Presentation, 35th Annual Meeting and Workshops, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Miami, April 2013.
Hill S, Nishanian E. Percutaneous Valve Replacement: Adventures in the Cath Lab. Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology. 2010; 64, New York, NY.
Hill S, Nishanian E. Percutaneous Valve Replacement: Adventures in the Cath Lab. Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology. 2009; 63, New York, NY.
Hill S, Nishanian E. Percutaneous Valve Replacement: Adventures in the Cath Lab. Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology. 2008; 62, New York, NY.
Sharma A, Hill S. Case Presentation: Caesarean Section in a Patient with Complex Congenital Heart Disease. Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology. 2003; 57, New York, NY.
Honors and Awards
Sadel Wortis Klein Award for Excellence in Clinical Performance, Residency Program, Department of Anesthesiology, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, June 2004.
- Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
- Transesophageal Echocardiography
Contact and Practices
- M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, 2000