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Reproductive Medicine
1305 York Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (646) 962-3025 | F: (646) 962-0309
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Reproductive Medicine
1305 York Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10021

Personal Statement

We have worked hard to make The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudio Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College a leader in the field of donor egg in vitro fertilization; not only in technical advances, but also with respect to screening donors, ethical issues and emotional support.

I appreciate the opportunity to work in this area. It is a privilege to help women to experience pregnancy and become mothers when it might otherwise not be possible."

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Board Certifications
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Infertility Assessment
  • Cryopreservation
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Egg Donation
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Assisted Reproductive Techniques
  • Assisted Reproduction
  • Female Infertility
  • Fertilization
  • Ovulation Induction Monitoring
  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
  • Menopause
  • Amenorrhea
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

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 - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Health Care


  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1977

Honors and Awards

New York Magazine Best Doctors, June 2011

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

ASRM Prize Paper: Psychological Characteristics of Egg donors: MMPI-2 Profiles of 436 Anonymous Oocyte Donor Candidates. ASRM 59th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas 2003

Meehan-Miller Award for the resident who most exemplifies the scholarly attributes of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine 1981

Ciba Award in Community Health, NYU School of Medicine, for the development of the Rape Victim Services Program for Bellevue Hospital 1976

Keele Scholar, Swarthmore College 1972

Telluride Association Summer Program Scholarship, Cornell University 1968



Associate Professor of Clinical Reproductive Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Associate Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Ina Cholst graduated with honors from Swarthmore College in 1973 and from NYU School of Medicine in 1977. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University's School of Medicine in 1981 and her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1983. She is board certified in both specialties.

Dr. Cholst brings more than 30 years of experience to the care of her patients. Her areas of interest include the care of infertile couples, with a particular interest in medical, psychological, and ethical issues of egg donation. She is interested in menopause and in adolescent gynecology. She provides abortion services to those who need them and feels strongly about the importance of doing so.

Dr. Cholst is proud of being a full-time faculty member at Weill Cornell Medical College since 1983. She and her husband, Dr. Ira Goldberg, live on Manhattan's Upper West Side where they have raised two children. In Dr. Cholst's spare time, she bicycles, skis, reads and enjoys good conversation.

Office hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Please call Jane Huang at (646) 962-3025 for more information or to schedule an appointment.