Jill Fong, M.D.
Anesthesiology
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Jill Fong, M.D.

Anesthesiology

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Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Otolaryngologic Anesthesia
  • Obstetrical Anesthesia
  • Robotic Anesthesia
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Anesthesia - Regional
  • Laparoscopic Anesthesia
  • Anesthesia, Laparoscopic
  • Regional Anesthesia

Biography

Dr. Jill Fong is a Board-Certified Anesthesiologist who provides anesthesia for a wide range of surgical specialties. She graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca with a BA in Chemistry and earned her MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Fong completed her residency training and an Obstetrical Anesthesia Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College. She is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and an Associate Attending Anesthesiologist.

Dr. Fong is an experienced clinician, teacher, and researcher. Her clinical care efforts center around educating patients about and providing analgesia and anesthesia for their surgical procedures. She provides patient care throughout NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, particularly in the Ambulatory Surgical Area, Greenberg Operating Rooms, Obstetrical/Gastrointestinal/ Invasive Cardiology/Urologic Suites, and Other Non-Operating Room Sites. Her teaching responsibilities include daily clinical teaching of anesthesiology residents, of residents rotating from other clinical departments such as Oral & Facial Maxillary Surgery and the Emergency Department, and of medical students assigned to the anesthesiology rotation.  Didactic teaching includes lectures and fully developed, implemented, and taught courses for the medical staff in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Nursing. As a researcher, Dr. Fong has numerous peer-reviewed journal publications to her credit, as well as a variety of research presentations. She resides in New York City.

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Robert D. Dripps, M.D. Memorial Award, Outstanding Graduating Resident in Anesthesiology, 1988.

Chief Resident in Anesthesiology, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 1986-1987.

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Education and Training

  • M.D., Cornell University Medical College, 1984

Insurance

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 - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • 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
  • Medicare
  • 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 - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported