Melissa B. Waterstone, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Melissa Waterstone

Dr. Melissa Waterstone graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and went to Medical School at Weill Cornell Medical College and received her MD in 1998. She completed her internship and residency at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC in 2002 and then worked in private practice and was affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center until she came to Weill Cornell Medical Associates in 2005.

Dr. Waterstone's practice focuses on the full range of Obstetrical and Gynecologic care including outpatient, surgical and Labor and Delivery care.

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Internship & Residency: 1998-2002
George Washington University Medical Center, Washinton, DC

Medical School: MD 1998
Cornell University Medical College, NY

College: BA 1994
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Employment: 2002-05
Physicians for Women's Health, affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ


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 - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Blue Priority Network
  • * Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • * Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • * Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • * Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Health Republic
  • * Medicare
  • Oscar
  • * Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • * Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Health Care


Polaneczky M, Cadogan M, McGuiness K, Waterstone M. Atate-Mandated Voluntary Newborn Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening in a New York City Hospital. Obstetrics And Gynecology 1999;94(5):647-52.


Krieder BQ, Grinspan JB, Waterstone MB, Bramblett GT, ANces B, Williams M, Stern J, Lee VM-Y, Pleasure D. Partial Purification of a Novel Mitogen for Oligodendroglia. Journal of Neuroscience Research 1995; 40:44-53.


Waterstone MB, Pleasure D, Kreider BQ. Oligodendroglia Trophic Factor and the Recruitment of the Oligodendroglial Lineage. (Abstract for Spring 1993 Conference of the AMerican Society for Neurochemistry).

Honors and Awards

Award for Excellence in Laparoscopic Surgery 2002

George Washington University Medical Center