Alexander Gavlin, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology
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Alexander Gavlin, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Body Imaging
  • Hepatobiliary Pancreas Imaging
  • Gastrointestinal Radiology
  • Body Imaging - US/CT/MRI
  • Genitourinary Radiology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Body MRI
  • MRI of the Abdomen
  • MRI Liver
  • MRI of the Pelvis
  • MRI Pelvis Female
  • MRA of the Kidneys
  • CT Scan of the Body
  • CT Scan of the Abdomen
  • CT Scan of the Pelvis
  • CT Angiogram
  • PET-CT
  • PET Scan
  • Positron Emission Tomography
  • Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • Testicular Ultrasound
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation


Alexander Gavlin, MD is a board-certified radiologist specializing in abdominopelvic imaging. He is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.

While attending New York University, Dr. Gavin was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 2004 and earned his B.S. in 2005, graduating with Summa Cum Laude Honors. He received the Helen and Rita Lurie Scholarship to attend New York University School of Medicine and received his M.D. in 2010.

Dr. Gavlin competed a Medicine internship year at New York downtown Hospital (now NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital) where he was awarded Intern of the Year. This was followed by residency in diagnostic Radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, where he received the Leo M. Davidoff Society of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Yeshiva University Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Teaching of Medical Students. After completing a year of Fellowship training in MRI and Body Imaging in 2016, he joined the Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Radiology faculty. He has been board certified in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology since 2016.

Dr. Gavlin’s clinical expertise is in abdominopelvic imaging. He interprets CT, MRI, radiography, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy studies of the abdomen and pelvis as well as PET/CT and PET/MRI imaging.

His imaging and research interests include CT and MRI imaging of the pancreas and liver (including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma), ultrasound imaging, and liver and kidney transplant imaging.

In addition to his clinical and research activities, Dr. Gavlin is actively involved in teaching residents, fellows, and medical students and overseas resident education related to abdominopelvic imaging.

Dr. Gavlin is a member of several prestigious radiological societies listed below:

  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • American Board of Radiology (ABR)
  • Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)



Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Radiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2010
  • B.S., New York University, 2005


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 Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • 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)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

External Relationships

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