Language: English
Gender: Female
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Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
212-746-8451
Call
(646) 962-5558
Women’s Heart Program
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Call
(646) 962-PULS (7857)

Personal Statement

As a full-time faculty member at the NewYork-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 transesophageal echocardiograms in the hospital, serve as the Medical Director of the inpatient cardiac telemetry unit (4N) and Co-Director of the Women's Heart Program.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Expertise

  • 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 - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • 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 - NYPH Employees Only
  • 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
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

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

Biography

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. She serves as Director of 4 North Telemetry Service and Co-Director of Women's Heart Program.