Language: English
Gender: Male
WCM Physician (What is this?)
Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates (WCIMA)
505 East 70th Street , Helmsley Tower, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
(212) 746-8822
(212) 746-2942

Personal Statement

As a general internist I care for patients from 18 to over 100 years of age. I am broadly trained to be able to deal with a wide variety of clinical problems, and bring an understanding of wellness (disease prevention and health promotion) to medical care. As a "Doctor for Adults" I provide a primary doctor for patients with a wide variety of medical conditions, potentially involving any organ of the body.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Geriatric Medicine


  • Primary Care

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 Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • 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 - 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) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1977
  • M.A., Yale University, 1973


Dr. B. Robert Meyer is a 1970 graduate of Brown University. He received an MA in religion from Yale University Divinity School in 1973, and received his medical degree from New York University in 1977. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at North Shore University Hospital in 1980, and served as Chief Medical Resident at that institution from 1980-1981. He was a fellow in Clinical Pharmacology at Cornell University Medical College (now Weill Cornell Medical College) from 1981 to 1983. After working at North Shore and then at Jacobi Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine between 1983 and 1997, he returned to Weill Cornell as Medical Director of WCIMA in 1997. He is currently Vice-Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.