Angela Roberts Selzer, M.D.

Angela Selzer

Angela Roberts Selzer, MD is an Anesthesiologist who focuses on research. Originally from Denver, Colorado, she attended Oberlin College, graduating in 1998 with High Honors in Studio Art. She then moved to New York City, where she worked as chess instructor. Deciding to pursue a career in medicine, in 2003 she completed the post-baccalaureate pre-medical program at the City College of New York, during which time she conducted research in the Department of Neuroscience. She earned her MD with Honors in Research at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2009 and then completed her residency training at NewYork Presbyterian/Weill Cornell in 2013. Dr. Selzer joined the Department of Anesthesiology faculty in August 2013.

Dr. Selzer is a committed teacher and researcher. Upon completion of her residency in the WCMC Department of Anesthesiology, she received the Award for Resident Teaching and the Award for Research. She currently has an active IRB at NYP/WCMC examining the role of dexamethasone in nausea prophylaxis in the obstetric population, and she has several research presentations to her credit. Outside of work, she keeps busy with her family. Angela's husband is a financial analyst and she has three children aged 14, 10 and 1.


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
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • 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]


Selzer A, Brumberger E, Ward A, Fleischut PM, Malhotra V. “Analysis of Anesthesiology Services after Five PM: Strategizing a Staffing Model to Meet Demand.” Poster presentation, ASA National Conference, October 2013.

Selzer A, Weinberg R, Feuerbach F, Lindenmuth D. “Use of the P2Y12 Assay: Combined Spinal Epidural Anesthesia for Non-elective Orthopedic Surgery in Patient Who Stopped Clopidogrel Four Days Pre-Operatively.” Poster presentation at the NWAC World Anesthesia Congress Annual Meeting, Rome, Italy, April 2011.

“The Use of a Novel Pressure Chamber to Examine In Vitro Production of Reactive Oxygen Species in Pressurized Renal Epithelial Cells.” Presentation at the New York Academy of Medicine, Valentine Competition, April 2008.

“SS31 and Contrast Induced Nephropathy: A Novel Approach to a Persistent Clinical Problem.” Presentation at the Medical Student Research Day, Weill Cornell Medical College, February 2008.

“The Obstructed Bladder: Pressure and iNOS.” Presentation at the New York Academy of Medicine, September 2007.

Roberts A, Bar-Or D, Winkler JV, Rael LT. “Copper-induced Oxidation of Epinephrine: Protective Effect of D-DAHK, a Synthetic Analogue of the High Affinity Copper Binding Site of Human Albumin” (2003). Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 304 [4], 755-757.

Roberts AL, Zhu X, Wallman J. “Lens-compensation under Dim Illumination: Differential Effects on Choroidal Thickness and Ocular Elongation[2003]. IOVS 44: E-Abstract 1966. Poster presentation at ARVO Annual Meeting, Florida, 2003.

Honors and Awards

Ronald A. Leff Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching by a Resident, WCMC, Department of Anesthesiology, 2013

Resident Research Award, WCMC, Department of Anesthesiology, 2013

Doctor of Medicine with Honors in Research, WCMC, 2009

David Clayson Prize for Creativity in Medicine, WCMC, 2007