Joanne Bishara, M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
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Joanne Bishara, M.D.

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

I am a board-certified neonatologist with a strong interest in family-centered care, palliative care/neonatal ethics, pulmonary hypertension, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and congenital heart disease. 


Joanne Bishara, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. Dr. Bishara is  the Director of the Division of Neonatology at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. 

Dr. Bishara earned her M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in 2007 and 2009, respectively. This was followed by a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Columbia University – Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in 2012.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2006
  • B.S., University of Scranton, 2002


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 Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • 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
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported