Jonathan A. Waitman, M.D.
Internal Medicine
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Jonathan A. Waitman, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Internal Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Endocrinology
  • Obesity Medicine


  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Obesity


 Jonathan A. Waitman, M.D. is board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition.  He works closely with Dr. Louis Aronne, Director of Center for Weight Management and Metabolic Clinical Research. He is the course director for the nutrition curriculum and Weill Cornell Medical College.  He is also the Medical Director for Specialized Nutrition Support New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical Center.

He attended Boston University, where he received his B.A. in Psychology.  He then attended the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he received his MD.  He then completed a 3-year residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.  He was asked to, and accepted, the position of Chief medical resident in the department of internal medicine from 2001-2002. Following completion of his training in Internal Medicine he then went to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he completed a fellowship in clinical nutrition. He has co-authored numerous articles on the subject of obesity.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1998


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 - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare

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