Esther Cheng, D.O.
Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical
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Esther Cheng, D.O.

Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical

Profile Photo of Esther Cheng, D.O.
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology


  • Breast Pathology


Dr Cheng trained in this department for four years as a resident in AP/CP, and completed a Fellowship Training in Breast Pathology. She is board-certified in both AP and CP. During residency, her participation in translational research resulted in multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at national and departmental conferences. She won multiple awards for participation in translational research work including Best Research Presentation at the WCM Resident Research Day in 2015 and 2016, Best Pathology Digital Photo Contest at the WCM Resident Research Day and Best Poster Abstract Presentation at American Society of Dermatopathology. She became ASCP's 40 Under Forty Honoree along with 39 other distinguished junior pathologists. As a medical student, she was awarded membership into Psi Sigma Alpha and Sigma Sigma Phi (Omega Chapter).




Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pathologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Attending Pathologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • D.O., New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2013
  • B.S., Fordham University, 2008


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 - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported