Diana Lee Santini, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Diana Santini

Dr. Diana L. Santini graduated from Barnard College and received her medical degree from Harvard University in 1981. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency program at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston in 1984. Dr Santini was a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation fellow in general internal medicine at The New York Hospital [currently known as NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital (Weill Cornell Campus)] between 1984-1986, and subsequently joined the Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates practice. Her interest is in general internal medicine and 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 Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • Santini D, Fox D, Kloner RA, Konstam M, Rude RE, Lorell BH: Pulmonary Hypertension in Systemic Lupus Erythematous; Hemodynamics and Vasodilator Effects. Clinical Cardiology, 1980; 3:406-411.
  • Ron A, Aronne LJ, Kalb PE, Santini D, Charlson ME: The Therapeutic Efficacy of the Critical Care Units: Archives of Internal Medicine, 1989; 149:338-341
  • Ales K, Santini D: Should all Pregnant Women be Screened for Gestational Glucose? Lancet, 1989; i: 1187-1191.
  • Santini D, Ales K: The Impact of Universal Screening for Gestational Glucose Intolerance on Pregnancy Outcomes. Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, 1990; 170:427-436.
  • Ales K, Druzin M, Santini D: Impact of Advanced Maternal Age on the Outcome of Pregnancy. Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics. 1990; 171:209-216.
  • Santini DL, Lorenzo BJ, Koufis T, Reidenberg H: Cortisol Metabolism in Hypokalemic Hypertensives: American Journal of Hypertension 1995, 8:1-4.Abstracts
  • Santini D, Ales K, Druzin M: Insulin Treatment in Gestational Glucose Intolerance May Cause Intra-uterine Growth Retardation. Clinical Research 1986; 34:382A
  • Santini DL, Lorenzo BJ, Koufis T, Reidenberg MM: Urine Cortisone/Cortisol Ratio in Hypertensive Patients who Developed Hypokalemia from Diuretics. Clinical Research 1993; 41:127A. Presented at the American Federation of Clinical Research 5/93.