Alicia Mecklai
Language: English
Gender: Female
Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
520 East 70th Street, Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10065
P: (646) 962-5558 | F: (212) 746-3971
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(646) 962-5558

Personal Statement

As a full-time faculty member at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College, I practice general cardiology with a focus on prevention, women's heart disease, valvular heart disease and coronary artery disease.  In addition to seeing patients in the office, I read and perform transthoracic and transeophageal echocardiograms in the hospital and serve as the Medical Director of the inpatient cardiac telemetry unit (4N).  

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Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Womens Heart Disease

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 Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • 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]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • 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)
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2007
  • B.S.E., Duke University, 2003



Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


Dr. Mecklai was born and raised in Houston, Texas.  After graduating summa cum laude in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, she attended Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.  She subsequently moved to New York where she completed her internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, followed by Cardiology Fellowship, specializing in noninvasive imaging with a focus on echocardiography at New York University Langone Medical Center. 

Dr. Mecklai is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology.  She a member of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.