Peter Steel, M.D.
Emergency Medicine
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Peter Steel, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English
Insurance: 40 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments



Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.A., Oxford University (United Kingdom), 2005
  • M.B.,B.S., University College Hospital Medical School (United Kingdom), 2003


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Dr. Peter Steel earned a pre-clinical M.A. (Hons) at Oxford University and received his medical degree at University College London-Royal Free Medical School, England.  He completed emergency medicine residency at NewYork-Presbyterian-University Hospitals of Columbia & Cornell, serving as chief resident in 2010-11. Dr. Steel has since practiced as a Board Certified Attending Emergency Medicine Physician and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College. 

In his current role as Director of Clinical Services, Dr. Steel leads collaborative operational, quality and patient safety initiatives at both Weill Cornell Medical Center and Lower Manhattan Hospital Emergency Departments. Dr Steel’s areas of research interest include technological innovations in care delivery, post-ED care transitions and sepsis.


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
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • 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) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • 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
  • WellCare Health Plans