Language: English, Spanish
Gender: Female
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Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion
520 East 70th Street, Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-0050
(646) 962-5558

Specialties & Expertise


  • Cardiology
  • General Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiology


  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease

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]
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • 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 Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare]


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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

Education & Training

  • M.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2000


Dr. Joy Gelbman practices General Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine at Starr Pavillion 4th Floor.

Her practice includes patients with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease, valvular heart conditions, and those who have undergone heart surgery or interventional procedures. She has a particular interest in women's cardiovascular health.

Dr. Gelbman is board certified in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.  She works in close affiliation with all physicians in the Division of Cardiology, including subspecialists in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiac Catheterization, and Non-Invasive Testing.

Dr. Joy Gelbman received her undergraduate degree from Amherst College. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and completed her Internal Medicine internship and residency and her Cardiolgy fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical Center - New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Gelbman also serves as the Assistant Director of Population Health. In this role Dr. Gelbman provides medical leadership to the Physician Organization’s care management team, works with the managed care team to recommend quality and utilization metrics for our payer contracts, and operationalizes improvement programs to meet these measures. Dr. Gelbman collaborates with other members of clinical leadership to help achieve success on our Medicare ACO and other shared savings programs. Her work is focused on the quadruple aim of enhancing patient experience, improving population health, reducing cost, and improving the work life of health care providers.