Language: English
Gender: Female
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Personal Statement

As a general pediatrician, Dr. Ficacelli provides comprehensive medical care for infants, children and adolescents.  Dr. Ficacelli has a passion for patient health education and enjoys working closely with her patients and their families to help them make informed decisions about their care.  Developing long-term relationships to establish healthy habits and provide anticipatory guidance is vital to her approach. Pairing a caring bedside manner with a friendly smile, Dr. Ficacelli treats each patient with compassion and cheerfulness to create a positive experience towards the ultimate goal of promoting healthy living and preventing disease.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • General Pediatrics

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 [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Health Care

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Instructor in Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, 2007
  • B.S., University of Connecticut, 2002

Honors & Awards

Humanities Scholar, Drexel University College of Medicine

Magna Cum Laude, University of Connecticut

Homer Babbidge Scholar, University of Connecticut

Honors Scholar, University of Connecticut 

Dean’s Honor List, University of Connecticut

Biography

Dr. Amanda Ficacelli is a board certified pediatrician at Global Pediatrics on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  

As a general pediatrician, Dr. Ficacelli provides comprehensive medical care for infants, children and adolescents.  Dr. Ficacelli has a passion for patient health education and enjoys working closely with her patients and their families to help them make informed decisions about their care.  Developing long-term relationships to establish healthy habits and provide anticipatory guidance is vital to her approach. Pairing a caring bedside manner with a friendly smile, Dr. Ficacelli treats each patient with compassion and cheerfulness to create a positive experience towards the ultimate goal of promoting healthy living and preventing disease.

Dr. Ficacelli completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Connecticut, graduating Magna Cum Laude.  She received her medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where she was also recognized as a Humanities Scholar.  Her pediatric residency was at Children's Memorial Hospital of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL.  Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Ficacelli joined a private practice in Chicago.  During her years in Chicago, she also volunteered as a supervising attending in resident continuity clinic at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital).  Dr. Ficacelli moved back to the east coast in 2012 to be closer to family and joined a private practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan before joining Weill Cornell Medical College.