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Gender: Male
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Weill Cornell Medicine Internal Medicine at NYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital
156 William Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10038
P: (646) 962-5665 | F: (646) 962-5687

Personal Statement

As a general internist, I am dedicated to partnering with patients to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care. My practice involves providing longitudinal care for a wide variety of acute, chronic and preventative health care needs.

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Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care

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]
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • 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 [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2011



Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


Dr. Chavez, M.D. earned a B.A. in Anthropology with distinction at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2011 where he was awarded the Dean’s Recognition Award for academic and clinical excellence. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in 2014. During residency, Dr. Chavez spent time teaching medical students and caring for patients in Mwanza, Tanzania.  He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.  Dr. Chavez is board certified in internal medicine.