Lee Shearer, M.D.
Internal Medicine
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Lee Shearer, M.D.

Internal Medicine

Profile Photo of Lee Shearer, M.D.
Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Adolescent Medicine

Expertise

  • Primary Care

Personal Statement

Dr. Lee Shearer is an academic general internist practicing at the Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates Helmsley Tower location. She specializes in Adolescent and Young Adult health.

Biography

Dr. Lee Shearer’s clinical practice focuses on Adolescent and Young Adult health.  She believes that health and habits established during the formative adolescent and young adult years have critical importance for well-being later in life. She focuses on this population and their special health needs, including menstrual and reproductive health, preventive health, chronic diseases, and the successful transition from Pediatric to Adult medical care. Her commitment is to providing high-quality comprehensive primary care.   A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard, Dr. Shearer earned her M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her post-doctoral training included residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell and fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital –Columbia. She served as Chief Resident for the Weill Cornell Internal Medicine residency program.   Dr. Shearer joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2013 and is heavily involved in medical education, currently acting as Co-Director of the Primary Care Internal Medicine residency track and Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine training program. She is fluent in Spanish.

Research

Credentials

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2007
  • A.B., Harvard University, 1999

Insurance

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 - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • 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 - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments