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Weill Cornell Medicine Anesthesiology
525 East 68th Street, P3
New York, NY 10065
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(212) 746-2962

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 - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2010
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 2006

Biography

Dr. Michael Akerman is a Fellow in Regional and Thoracic Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell. Dr. Akerman comes to WCMC most recently from Montefiore Medical Center where he completed his Residency in Anesthesiology.

Born in Brooklyn, Dr. Akerman attended the City University of New York, Brooklyn College; he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2006, summa cum laude. He attended medical school at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Akerman did his internship at the Jacobi Medical Center in The Bronx, before moving to Montefiore for his Residency.  Michael now calls Riverdale, NY home, and he lives there with his wife and daughter.