Kemi Babagbemi, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology
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Kemi Babagbemi, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Radiology - Diagnostic


  • Breast Imaging
  • Interventional Breast Imaging
  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Mammography
  • Mammogram
  • Abnormal Mammogram
  • Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
  • Ultrasound
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Breast Sonogram
  • US Breast
  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Breast MRI
  • MRI of the Breast
  • MRI of the Abdomen
  • MRI of the Pelvis
  • MRI Pelvis Female
  • MRI Liver
  • CT Scan of the Body
  • CT Scan of the Abdomen
  • CT Scan of the Pelvis
  • PET-CT
  • PET Scan
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Image Guided Biopsies
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Mammo Guided Stereotactic Biopsy of Breast
  • Stereotactic Breast Core Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Core Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guidance For Fine Needle Aspiration
  • US Guided Needle Biopsy of Breast
  • MR Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ductography


Dr. T. Kemi Babagbemi is a board certified radiologist specializing in Women’s Imaging.  Dr. Babagbemi has been full time faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine since 2006. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Radiologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.

She earned her B.S. degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA in 1994 and was awarded her M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA in 1998.  Dr. Babagbemi was an intern (1998-1999) at The Cambridge Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA.  She then completed her residency training (1999-2003) in Diagnostic Radiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.  Dr. Babagbemi was elected Chief Radiology Resident in 2001-2002.  She remained at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital for additional training in Women’s Imaging and Emergency Radiology.  Prior to joining Weill Cornell, Dr. Babagbemi was an attending radiologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in both the Ultrasound and Breast Imaging departments.

Dr. Babagbemi’s clinical expertise is in Women’s imaging (mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI and image guided procedures) and ultrasonography (including early obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound).

She also interested in improving diversity and inclusion in health care settings and in understanding and addressing health disparities as it relates to the access to diagnosis and treatment of disease.  She is currently a Faculty Scholar in Health Equity, an initiative of the Cornell Center for Health Equity (CCHEq) and the Diversity Center of Excellence.

Dr. Babagbemi is very active and involved in the teaching of radiology residents and medical students.  She is currently the assistant course director for the Weill Medical College Introduction to Clinical Imaging course, RAD 104.NY.  Other teaching activities include Point of Care ultrasound (POCUS) and the hands on training of ultrasound skills.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Chief Resident, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston

Resident teaching award, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston-2001

Resident teaching award, Core clerkship in radiology , Harvard Medical School-2001& 2000


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Radiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 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 - 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 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 - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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Proprietary Interest:
Elsevier, BV