Language: English
Gender: Female
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Nephrology
424 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 962-0155
Call
(646) 962-2605

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Expertise

  • High Blood Pressure In Pregnancy
  • Hypertension, Renal

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 - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • 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 - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Ralph A. Baer Professor of Medical Research
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Professor of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.P.H., Harvard University, 2002
  • M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 1977
  • B.A., Harvard University, 1973

Biography

Phyllis August MD, MPH is the Ralph A Baer MD Professor of Research in Medicine. She is also a Professor of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell. Dr. August graduated from Harvard College and Yale Medical School. She completed her internship at Yalen New Haven Hospital and Residency and Fellowship in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Hypertension at The New York Hospital. She received a Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.  She is the Director of the Weill Cornell Hypertension Center and is the Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship at New York Presbyterian-Cornell Campus. She is the Theresa Lang Director of the Lang Center for Research and Education at New York Hospital Queens.

Dr. August’s research has focused on blood pressure regulation in pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy, hypertension associated with kidney disease, and kidney disease associated with pregnancy. Her clinical practice at Weill Cornell is largely devoted to hypertension, kidney disease, and obstetric hypertension and kidney disorders, hypertension.