Ayala Wegman, M.D.
Pediatrics
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Ayala Wegman, M.D.

Pediatrics

Gender: Female
Language: English
Insurance: 12 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Expertise

  • Newborn
  • Primary Care
  • Childhood Obesity

Qualifications

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Affiliate Instructor in Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2011
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 2007

Research

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Personal Statement

My approach to patient care is to treat all patients like they are family. Empathy and active listening are integral elements in caring for children and families alike, and are qualities I pride myself on.  It is an honor and privilege to be a part of your child’s journey.

Biography

Dr. Wegman is a board certified pediatrician and proud member of Global Pediatrics on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. 

She attended the Johns Hopkins University where she graduated with Honors and went on to receive her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where she was presented with the J.E. Bradley Award for Excellence In Pediatrics. She completed her pediatric residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical College. 

She has a passion for educating families about health and nutrition and has participated in efforts to raise awareness for early intervention and developmental screening among local communities. 

Dr. Wegman has written and reported for several different media platforms including ABC News, specifically for Good Morning America and World News with Diane Sawyer.

Insurance

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 - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Health Care

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • 05/2007: Johns Hopkins University- Graduated with General and Departmental Honors.
  • 05/2011: J. Edmund and Kathryn Bradley Award for Excellence in Pediatrics
  • 11/2014: Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics