Kohta Saito, M.D.
Infectious Disease
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Kohta Saito, M.D.

Infectious Disease

Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English
Insurance: 41 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments



Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Infectious Disease

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.P.H., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2015
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2009
  • B.A., Yale University, 2005


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Dr. Kohta Saito, Instructor in Medicine, received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School before going on to complete an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics combined residency program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. He concurrently completed a Masters of Public Health along the Global Health Track, and was Chief Resident of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics in his final year. He then went on to complete a fellowship in adult Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is currently working at WCM in both inpatient and outpatient infectious diseases capacities. When not providing clinical services, his research interests lie in better understanding Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis. He studies different states of the bacterium that allow it to tolerate current antimicrobials, and aims to find new treatment options for tuberculosis.


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
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • 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)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

The Potts Memorial Foundation

Benjamin H. Josephson, M.D. Fund