Kemi Babagbemi, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology
Kemi Babagbemi

Dr. T. Kemi Babagbemi earned her B.S. degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA in 1994. She 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 received her radiology 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.
Dr. Babagbemi achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in 2003.

In December 2006, Dr. Babagbemi joined the full time faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College.  She is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology; she an Assistant Attending Radiologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.

Her clinical interests are in women’s imaging (mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI), ultrasonography (including obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound), emergency radiology and cross-sectional body imaging (CT). She is a member of the Emergency Radiology Division and Weill Cornell Imaging at NYP, our multi-site outpatient imaging practice.

Dr. Babagbemi is very active and involved in teaching radiology residents and medical students. She is currently the course director for the Weill Medical College Introduction to Clinical Imaging course, RAD 104.NY, and an assistant program director of the Radiology residency.

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.


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 Essential
  • 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 [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]



Huhman KL, Babagbemi TO, Albers HE. Bicuculline blocks neuropeptide Y-induced phase advances when microinjected in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of Syrian hamsters. Brain Res. 1995;675(1-2):333-6.


Albers HE, Gillespie CF, Babagbemi TO, Huhman KL. Analysis of the phase shifting effects of gastrin releasing peptide when microinjected into the suprachiasmatic region. Neurosci Lett. 1995;191(1-2):63-6.


Gillespie CF, Huhman KL, Babagbemi TO, Albers HE. Bicuculline increases and muscimol reduces the phase-delaying effects of light and VIP/PHI/GRP in the suprachiasmatic region. J Biol Rhythms. 1996;11(2):137-44.


Darling ML, Babagbemi TO, Smith DN, Brown FM, Lester SC, Meyer JE. Mammographic and Sonographic Features of Angiolipoma of the Breast. Breast J. 2000;6(3):166-170.

5. Primary Malignant Mixed Müllerian Tumor of the Uterus: Findings on Sonography, CT, and Gadolinium- Enhanced MRI. Teo SY, Babagbemi KT, Peters HE, Mortele KJ;  (American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) 2008;191(1) 278-284









Babagbemi K, Hunsaker A. Non-Vascular Diseases of the Mediastinum. Applied Radiology. 2002;31(5).

Books, Monographs, and Textbooks


Karen Reuter, T.Kemi Babagbemi. Obstetric and Gynecological Ultrasound Case Review.Publisher: Mosby; 2 edition (October 13, 2006)

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