Language: English
Gender: Female
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Specialties & Expertise


  • Pediatric Nephrology


  • Kidney Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Hypertension
  • Congenital Abnormality of Kidney
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Hematuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Dialysis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Pediatric Hemodialysis
  • End Stage Renal Disease
  • Kidney Transplant

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 - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • 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
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.S.C.E., University of Pennsylvania, 2017
  • M.D., University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 2011
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2007


Dr. Gajjar is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Weill Cornell Medicine, and an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital.

Board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology, Dr. Gajjar cares for children with a range of kidney disease, including hypertension, glomerulonephritis, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, dialysis and for children needing pre- and post-transplant care.  

She attended medical school at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee.  Her General Pediatrics Residency was completed at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, Maryland and she completed her Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Gajjar also earned a Master’s of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) at the University of Pennsylvania during her Fellowship Training. 

Dr. Gajjar has a particular interest in chronic kidney disease and pre-emptive kidney transplantation, which is the area of her research focus.