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Weill Cornell Medicine Anesthesiology
525 East 68th Street , M324
New York, NY 10065
Fax
(212) 746-8563
Call
(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
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • 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
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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

Education & Training

  • M.D., State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 2011
  • B.A., Hunter College, City University of New York, 2006

Biography

Mahendra Samaru, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist specializing in regional and thoracic anesthesia. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from Hunter College and attended SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Samaru completed his residency training in Anesthesiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College where he received additional training in regional and thoracic anesthesia.

Dr. Samaru’s passion and main clinical focus are regional, thoracic and obstetric anesthesia subspecialties. He is dedicated to delivering high-quality care to all of the patients that he takes care of, but has a special interest in utilizing his regional and thoracic techniques for an ever-growing elderly population.

When not in the operating room, Dr. Samaru is also involved in resident education and board preparation.