Kelly Griffin, M.D.
Critical Care Medicine
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Kelly Griffin, M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Internal Medicine


Dr. Kelly Griffin is an intensivist who cares for hospitalized patients only and does not have outpatient practices.

Dr. Griffin is board-certified in internal medicine and in critical care medicine. She works in the Medical ICU and is the director of the MICU Night Program. She has published work on the disaster and surge capacity management of the Covid surge in NYC, in-hospital cardiac arrests in patients with covid, and anticipates publications in obstetric critical care in the near future. She has completed additional training on the use of simulation in medical education and enjoys participating in these training sessions for medical students through senior attending physicians. Her academic interests include general critical care, critical care of obstetric patients, critical care of patients with hematologic malignancies, refugee and disaster medicine, and biomedical ethics. She was awarded the 2012 Weill Cornell Physician of the Year Award from the Department of Nursing; an award for physicians who practice in a collegial, collaborative, and respectful manner with nursing and support staff. She was also awarded the Critical Care Attending of the Year Award from the Weill Cornell Department of Medicine residency program in 2017, 2020, and 2021.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2017 Critical Care Attending of the Year by the Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Residency

NYP–WCMC Physician of the Year in 2012 by Department of Nursing


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York Medical College, 2003
  • B.S., University of California, San Diego, 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
  • 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

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

No External Relationships Reported