Felicia A. Mendelsohn Curanaj, M.D.
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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Felicia A. Mendelsohn Curanaj, M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Endocrine Conditions In Pregnancy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Obesity and Weight Control
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Amenorrhea
  • PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
  • Menopause
  • Women's Health


Dr. Felicia A. Mendelsohn Curanaj currently serves as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Endocrinologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital.  She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of disorders of the endocrine system.  She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a Diplomate in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.  Dr. Mendelsohn is also a Certified Menopause Practitioner recognized by the North American Menopause Society, which signifies her advanced skill and experience in the treatment of menopause and related conditions. 

Dr. Mendelsohn received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and graduated with her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  She then completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine.  To further her knowledge and training, Dr. Mendelsohn completed a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at New York University Medical Center, and was a Women’s Health Scholar and Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including the Chief Resident Recognition Award at Yale University and the Physical Diagnosis Teaching Award at New York University.  

Dr. Mendelsohn’s work has appeared in numerous publications and presentations regarding developments in the field of endocrinology and women’s health.  Dr. Mendelsohn has also donated her time and services to those in need though medical mission trips in Africa and volunteer services at local hospitals.  She served as a Yale/Johnson & Johnson Physician Scholar in International Health. 





Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2003
  • A.B., Harvard University, 1999


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
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

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