Lona Prasad, MD, FACOG
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Lona Prasad, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Profile Photo of Lona Prasad, MD, FACOG
Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Dr. Lona Prasad specializes in gynecology.  She sees patients at 525 East 68th Street, 425 East 61st Street, and 156 William Street.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Gynecology


  • Gynecologic Tumors
  • Gynecologic Hormonal Disorders
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecological Disease
  • Gynecologic Disease
  • Gyn Exam
  • Fibroid
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Wellness Examination
  • Pre-Conception Counseling
  • Family Planning
  • Menopause


Dr. Lona Prasad is a board certified gynecologist who provides both medical and surgical care for her patients.  Her areas of interest include treating fibroids, endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, ovarian cysts and abnormal pap smears.  She also offers routine wellness, preconception, family planning, sexual health and menopausal care.

Dr. Prasad is also certified through the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM) and combines the use of conventional and complementary therapies whenever possible in order to facilitate optimal health for her patients.

In addition, she is a member of the LGBT steering committee and has completed healthcare training through the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).  

She practices health care holistically, addressing each patient as a whole person – body, mind and spirit, using a comfortable and non-judgmental approach.

Dr. Prasad received an MS in Physiology from the University College, London (UK) and received her MD from Saint Bartholomew's and the Royal London College of Medicine (UK). She has completed post-doctoral training at Whipps Cross Hospital, London (UK) and at the Royal London Hospital (UK). She completed her intern year of residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, followed by three years of residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. Dr. Prasad accepted a faculty appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2006.



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.B.,Ch.B., St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine (United Kingdom), 1999
  • M.S., University College, London (United Kingdom), 1994


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
  • 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

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