Benjamin Scallon, M.D.
Internal Medicine
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Benjamin Scallon, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Personal Statement

Patient advocacy is truly what drew me to primary care. Synthesizing complex and often conflicting medical information and advice can be overwhelming for patients and their family members. I believe primary care plays a crucial role in distilling medical information from multiple sources so patients can really feel in control of their care. Learning about each person's unique story is vital to help realize individual goals. It is also what I find so appealing and invigorating about being a primary care practitioner.

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Primary Care Internist

Expertise

  • Primary Care
  • LGBTQ Health
  • Vaccines and Immunizations
  • Education About Healthy Lifestyle
  • Weight Management
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Quitting Smoking

Biography

Before joining Weill Cornell Medicine Primary Care, Dr. Scallon enjoyed serving as a primary care provider in Central Pennsylvania. He earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, where he studied Biology and Spanish. He attended medical school in Iowa City, IA at The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine. Dr. Scallon has personal interests using interdisciplinary and patient-centered approaches to managing complex medical issues, as well as preventative care and health coaching.

Research

Credentials

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2015
  • B.A., Northwestern University, 2011

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • CIGNA
  • 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 - Blue Access
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • * Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • * Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • * United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • * United Healthcare Compass
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments