Payal Sharma, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CBN
Bariatric Surgery
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Payal Sharma, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CBN

Bariatric Surgery

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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Personal Statement

Payal Sharma is a Family Nurse Practitioner who works for the Department of GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. She collaborates with board certified surgeons who specialize in laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery. She performs detailed and comprehensive pre-operative and post-operative assessments for patients after bariatric and general surgery. She also serves as a Patient Quality Improvement Specialist and facilitates monthly meetings with the hospital committee to review cases for quality assurance.


Payal Sharma graduated from a 5 year accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Master of Science in Nursing program at Simmons University. Prior to joining NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, she was working at Mount Sinai. She is currently attending Yale University for her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Payal is also a Certified Bariatric Nurse. Payal has been published in Bariatric Times, a national, peer-reviewed journal. She is also a reviewer for Obesity Surgery.



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 - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • 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 - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments