Abha Goyal, M.D.
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Abha Goyal, M.D.


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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Gynecologic Pathology
  • Cytopathology

Personal Statement

My subspecialties of practice are Cytopathology and Gynecologic Pathology. My areas of interest include pancreatico-biliary cytology, gynecologic cytology and application of immunohistochemistry in gynecologic pathology. One of my endeavors is how to improve the diagnostic specificity and diagnostic yield of limited cellularity cytology specimens. I am also actively involved in teaching of Pathology residents and fellows.


  Dr. Goyal is an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Pathologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is a graduate of Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi (India). She did her pathology residency (Anatomic and Clinical) at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Houston, TX) and at NSLIJHS/Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine (Lake success, NY). Thereafter, she completed a Surgical Pathology fellowship and a Cytopathology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA). Before joining Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Goyal served as Staff Pathologist in the Department of Pathology at Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH). Her research interests include pancreaticobiliary cytopathology, gynecologic cytology and application of immunohistochemistry in gynecologic pathology.  




Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards


Awarded H.T. Enterline Fellowship Award in Surgical Pathology                   

for excellence in diagnostic skills, commitment to teaching and scholarly activity     University of Pennsylvania, 2010 




Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
  • Cytopathology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Pathologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.B.,B.S., Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University (India), 2000


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • 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)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments