Kristen Pepin, M.D., MPH
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
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Kristen Pepin, M.D., MPH

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery


  • Minimally Invasive Gyn Surgery


Dr. Kristen Pepin is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. She is a specialist in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery with a passion for helping women with fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis, pelvic pain and infertility. She has expertise in surgical and non-surgical management of these conditions with a focus on minimally invasive approaches. She has a particular interest in laparoscopic total abdominal cerclage (TAC) and hysterectomy/oophorectomy for gender affirmation for transgender men.      

Dr. Pepin received her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, where she graduated with honors and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honors Society. She then went on to her residency at Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital, teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School. She stayed on at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for her fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. She also pursued a Master’s in Public Health at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.      

Dr. Pepin has been nationally and internationally recognized for her research on minimally invasive hysterectomy. She has a particular interest inresearch on hysterectomy outcomes, tissue extraction techniques and disparitiesin surgical treatments within women’s health. She is dedicated to providing patient-centered, evidence-based care to every patient. She is enjoys caring for women through every stage of their lives and guiding patients through treatment decisions that are best for their body.   



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health, 2020
  • M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2014
  • B.S., George Washington University, 2009


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
  • 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

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