Zhanna Fridel, M.D., FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Zhanna Fridel

Dr. Zhanna Fridel is a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist.  She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from New York University.  She received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 2000.  Dr. Fridel then completed her residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York in 2004.

Dr. Fridel participated in research from 1996-2004 and published 2 papers.  

“Functional Inactivation of the Lateral and Basal Nuclei of the Amygdala by Muscimol Infusion,” (Muller J., Corodimas K.P., Fridel Z., and Le Doux J.E, Behavioral Neuroscience, 111:683-691, 1997).

“Are Elevated Fetal Nucleated Red Blood Cell Counts an Indirect Reflection of Enhanced Erythropoietin Activity?” (Ferber, Fridel, Weissman-Brenner, Minior and Divon, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, May 2004).

Dr Fridel has been in private practice at Lenox Hill Hospital and worked as an Attending physician in faculty practice at St Vincent’s Hospital and New York Downtown Hospital prior to joining the faculty at Weill Cornell. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 

Dr.  Fridel provides complete care in all aspects of general obstetrics and gynecology.  She manages normal and high risk pregnancies, performs laparoscopic surgeries for benign gynecologic conditions, provides contraceptive and STD counseling and preventive care for women of all ages from puberty to menopause.  

She believes in providing a warm, friendly, open and supportive office environment.  Dr. Fridel is fluent in Russian and proficient in Spanish.

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 [POS]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • CIGNA [PPO]
  • CIGNA [HMO]
  • CIGNA [EPO]
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care