Debra Beneck, M.D.

Anatomic Pathology
Debra Beneck

Dr. Beneck is board certified in Anatomic Pathology (1986) and Pediatric Pathology (1990). She received her medical training at S.U.N.Y. Downstate and anatomic and pediatric pathology training at N.Y.U. Medical Center.


Dr. Beneck’s areas of interest include general surgical pathology, gastrointestinal pathology (both adult and pediatric), and perinatal and pediatric pathology. She is also involved in resident and medical student training at Weill-Cornell Medical Center.



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 [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • 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]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


Kovanlikaya A, Watson E, Hayward J ,  Beneck D,  Sockolow R, Solomon A, Christos P, Brill PW.  Magnetic resonance enterography and wireless capsule endoscopy in the evaluation of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.  Clin Imaging 2013; 37(1):77-82.

Gurian MS, Kovanlikaya A, Beneck D, Baron KT, John M, Brill PW: Radiologic-pathologic correlation in acute appendicitis: can we use it as a quality measure to assess interpretive accuracy of radiologists? Clin Imag 35: 421-423, 2011.

 E Cheng, L Cohen, S Gasinu, C Sy, Beneck D, Spigland N: Cecal diverticulitis as a continuing diagnostic and management dilemma: a report of two cases in children. Pediatr Surg Int 28:99-102, 2012.

 Chen YT, Chiu R, Lee P, Beneck D, Boquan J, Old LJ: Chromosome X-encoded cancer/testis antigens show distinctive expression patterns in developing gonads and in testicular seminoma. Hum Reprod 26: 3232-3243, 2011.