Language: English
Gender: Male
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Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-6000
Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian
1305 York Avenue , 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-0122
(212) 746-6000

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
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • 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) - 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 - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Neuroradiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Radiology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Associate Attending Radiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Professor of Radiology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2005
  • B.A., University of Texas, 2001


Ajay Gupta, MD, MS is a board-certified radiologist specializing in neuroradiology. He is currently the Vice-Chairman for Research in the Department of Radiology. He is also an Associate Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Associate Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Gupta earned his BA degree from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with Highest Honors. He received his MD degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and was inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society upon graduation. Dr. Gupta did his internship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before completing a Diagnostic Radiology residency and Neuroradiology Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. He was recruited to join the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty in July 2011, and later completed a Master of Science Degree in Clinical & Translational Investigation from the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in 2018.

Dr. Gupta interprets imaging studies of the brain, spine, and head & neck and performs interventional procedures such as image-guided lumbar punctures and myelography. He is also actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. Dr. Gupta has an active research program focused on studying how imaging can help prevent, diagnose, and treat various diseases of the brain. He has been supported as a principal investigator by research grants from several agencies including the National Institutes of Health.