Rebecca Craig-Schapiro, M.D.
Transplantation Surgery
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Rebecca Craig-Schapiro, M.D.

Transplantation Surgery

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Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Kidney Transplantations
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Liver Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Living Donor Liver Surgery
  • Transplantation, Liver, Living Donor
  • Living Donor Transplantation

Personal Statement

The goals of my practice are to provide optimal, compassionate patient care, to develop innovative investigative strategies that advance the field of transplantation, and to train the next generation of transplant surgeons.

Biography

Rebecca Craig-Schapiro, M.D. Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, and an Attending Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is an experienced board certified surgeon who specializes in kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, and general surgery. Her authored publications and research interests include such topics as vascular outcomes in kidney transplant recipients, organ utilization, and the development of predictive clinical biomarkers. Dr. Craig-Schapiro is an active member of several medical societies, including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Craig-Schapiro graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.S. in Microbiology. Dr. Craig-Schapiro received her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her general surgery residency training at Johns Hopkins, and completed fellowship in Multi-Organ Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery at Northwestern Hospital in Chicago.

Research

Credentials

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Assistant Attending Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, 2012
  • B.S., University of Oklahoma, 2005
  • B.S., University of Oklahoma, 2005

Insurance

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 - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • 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 - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments