Melissa Cushing, M.D.
Pathology
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Melissa Cushing, M.D.

Pathology

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Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Pathology

Expertise

  • Transfusion Medicine

Biography

Dr. Cushing received an M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2001. She completed clinical pathology residency at Emory University School of Medicine in 2005. She finished her training with a fellowship in Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2006. Dr. Cushing joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College in October 2006. She is Director of Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy.

Research

Credentials

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Pathology
  • Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Pathologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in Anesthesiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2001

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 Select Care
  • 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