Kathleen M. Doherty, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology
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Kathleen M. Doherty, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Radiology - Diagnostic
  • Body Imaging


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


Kathleen Meghan Doherty, M.D. is a board-certified radiologist practicing general radiology, with subspecialty training in Breast Imaging. She is Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.

Dr. Doherty is a graduate of Harvard University earning her A.B. degree in Biology and Psychology in 2001. She earned her M.D. degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in 2005.  

After a transitional internship year at St. Vincent’s Hospital (NYC) Dr. Doherty received residency training (2006-2010) in Diagnostic Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center.  She was elected as Chief Resident in 2009-2010.  Dr. Doherty then completed a fellowship (2010-2011) in Breast Imaging at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Doherty has achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in 2010.

Dr. Doherty joined the full-time faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College and was appointed Assistant Professor of Radiology and Assistant Attending Radiologist at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus in August 2011.   

Dr. Doherty is a member of the Weill Cornell radiology team located at NewYork-Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Hospital (170 William Street) which provides a full array of diagnostic radiologic services. Dr. Doherty’s clinical expertise is in Women’s Imaging and she interprets mammography, breast ultrasound, and breast MRI, and performs breast procedures including needle localization, stereotactic breast biopsy, and ultrasound and MRI-guided breast biopsy.  She also performs body CT, body ultrasound, and body MRI.



Board Certifications

  • Radiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2005
  • A.B., Harvard College, 2001


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 - POS
  • 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) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments