Georges Sylvestre, M.D.
Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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Georges Sylvestre, M.D.

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Profile Photo of Georges Sylvestre, M.D.
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

"As a team of Ob/Gyn physicians, we all have a common goal: to provide the best possible outcomes and the best possible patient experience. We help each other, we like each other, we like what we're doing, and we like being here. It's a great atmosphere."

Specialties and Expertise


  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics, High Risk


  • Hypertension
  • Pre-Eclampsia
  • Lupus
  • Kidney Disease
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Thrombophilia
  • Fetal Hematologic Conditions Complicating Pregnancy
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Cancer Complicating Pregnancy
  • Perioperative Pain
  • Multiple Gestations (Twins/Triplet)
  • Twin Pregnancy Delivered Vaginally
  • Cervical Insufficiency In Pregnancy, Antepartum
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Amniocentesis
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Fetal Abnormality In Pregnancy
  • Fetal Anomaly
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult


Dr. Georges Sylvestre is an expert in helping women who are at high risk for pregnancy complications to manage the journey from conception through childbirth. He finds it highly rewarding to help make the birth experience a positive and joyous one.

Born in France, Dr. Sylvestre spent most of his childhood and young adulthood in Montréal, Canada. He has been certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in MFM and Obstetrics and Gynecology and by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Sylvestre’s clinical interests revolve around medical complications of pregnancy, such as hypertension, diabetes and lupus, multifetal and IVF pregnancies. Dr. Sylvestre has held several clinical and leadership positions in the NYC area, and worked at Weill Cornell Medicine between 2004 and 2010. Dr. Sylvestre enjoys teaching medical students and residents and has won several teaching awards. Author of several peer-reviewed articles and a text book chapter, he is frequently invited as guest lecturer in the NYC area and abroad.    

In his free time, Dr. Georges enjoys yoga, opera and traveling the world with young family. As a recent altruistic kidney donor, he stresses the importance of health optimization before and during pregnancy, during the postpartum period and well beyond.

A graduate of McGill University, in Montreal, Dr. Sylvestre received his M.D. from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine (1992). His post-doctoral training included a five-year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at McGill (1997), and a Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York City (2000).



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Maternal & Fetal Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., C.M., McGill University Faculty of Medicine (Canada), 1992


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 Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • * Affinity Access
  • * Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • * Amida 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
  • Medicaid
  • 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
  • * WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported