Josyann Abisaab, M.D.
Emergency Medicine
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Josyann Abisaab, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English, French, Arabic


Personal Statement

Josyann Abisaab, M.D., FACEP

Specialties and Expertise


  • Acute Care Medicine


Dr. Josyann Abisaab is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and a Senior Associate Attending Physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital. She graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine where she was elected to the national Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and awarded the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award from the American Medical Women's Association. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center and became board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Abisaab has been practicing Emergency Medicine for more than 25 years. As a faculty member of Global Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell, she teaches Global Health at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Her areas of interest include complex humanitarian emergencies, and refugee protection and assistance. She is also a Fellow at the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights and has conducted human rights research in the Syrian refugee camps in Jordan and Lebanon, and advocacy at the United Nations and in Washington, DC.




Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1989


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
  • 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 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 - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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