Malavika Prabhu, M.D.
Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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Malavika Prabhu, M.D.

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English, French, Spanish


Personal Statement

Dr. Prabhu is dedicated to providing exceptional, individualized care to each of her patients, and considers it a privilege to be a part of her patients’ journey through pregnancy and postpartum. In her free time, she enjoys exploring New York City’s restaurant and cultural scene, and spending time with her husband, who is a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellow at Weill Cornell Medicine, and her young daughter.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics, High Risk


  • Hypertension
  • Pre-Eclampsia
  • Lupus
  • Kidney Disease
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Thrombophilia
  • Fetal Hematologic Conditions Complicating Pregnancy
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Cancer Complicating Pregnancy
  • Perioperative Pain
  • Multiple Gestations (Twins/Triplet)
  • Twin Pregnancy Delivered Vaginally
  • Cervical Insufficiency In Pregnancy, Antepartum
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Amniocentesis
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Fetal Abnormality In Pregnancy
  • Fetal Anomaly
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult


Dr. Prabhu cares for women with all aspects of a high-risk pregnancy. She specializes in high-risk maternal medical conditions, including congenital and acquired cardiac disease, hypertension and preeclampsia, lupus, and thrombophilia and hematologic complications of pregnancy.

She performs obstetric ultrasound and amniocentesis for prenatal diagnosis, and cervical cerclage placement for women at risk of premature birth. She also cares for women with twins and triplets, and performs twin vaginal deliveries ncluding breech extractions.

Dr. Prabhu is a board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and board eligible in Maternal Fetal Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, and her fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. After working in the division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Women and Infants Hospital at Brown University, she was excited to join the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Prabhu is from Greenville, SC, and received her undergraduate degree from Duke University, and her medical degree from Stanford University.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Maternal & Fetal Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, 2011
  • B.S., Duke University, 2005


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
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • 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
  • * WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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