Abraham Sanders, M.D.
Pulmonary Disease Medicine
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Abraham Sanders, M.D.

Pulmonary Disease Medicine

Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English
Insurance: 39 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments



  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine


  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Bronchitis


Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1976


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Dr. Abraham Sanders is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and Associate Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian. He earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Completed two fellowships, one as Chief Resident in the pulmonary division of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Kings County Hospital & Brooklyn Veterans Administration Medical Center and the second one as Honorary Registrar at Hammersmith Hospital Royal Postgraduate Medical Center, London, England. He also completed an internship in internal medicine at SUNY Downstate.



Dr. Sanders has over 20 years of medical experience and has published more than 20 times in his career.


Patient Testimonial



Dr. Sanders, like all of my doctors at Weill Cornell Medicine, is the best. He will spend time after hours finding and treating your medical concerns. You know you have the best when other doctors compliment him as one of THE BEST.... - Rose Harden


I have been a patient of Dr. Sanders since 2000. I trust his knowledge and skill with my life.  - Gini





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 contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician 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
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

J. J. Smith Memorial Award Presented by housestaff for excellence in Teaching (1993, 2004)


Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Senior List; presented by medical students for excellence In Teaching (1998,2000,2001,2003,2005,2007)


Leonard P. Tow Humanism Award; Presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Weill Cornell Medical College, New York (2006)         

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