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Gender: Male
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Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-6000
Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian
1305 York Avenue , 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-0122
(212) 746-6000
Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital
170 William Street
New York, NY 10038

Specialties & Expertise


  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology


  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computerized Axial Tomography (CT)

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 Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • 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) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Radiology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Radiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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

Education & Training

  • M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2004
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1997


Dr.  Christopher G. Wlaydka attended the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, earning a B.A. in Biology with a minor in Asian Studies  in 1997.   Dr.  Wlaydka  earned his M.D. degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. in 2004.

 After a year as an intern at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.,  Dr. Wlaydka  received residency training in Diagnostic Radiology at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA from 2005-2009. He was elected to serve as Chief Resident in 2007-2008 at Temple. 

Dr. Wlaydka completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center from 2009-2010.   Dr. Wlaydka achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in 2009.

Dr. Wlaydka joined the full-time faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College in July 2010 where he is Assistant Professor of Radiology and an Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus. Dr. Wlaydka  is a member of the Neuroradiology Division and the Emergency Radiology Division. His clinical interests are neurologic imaging and emergency radiology and his is an active teacher.