Robert A. DeSimone, M.D.
Pathology
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Robert A. DeSimone, M.D.

Pathology

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Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Laboratory Medicine

Expertise

  • Transfusion Medicine

Biography

Dr. DeSimone received his M.D. from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in 2013. He completed Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency training at Weill Cornell Medicine in 2017. He finished training with a fellowship in Transfusion Medicine at the New York Blood Center in 2018. Dr. DeSimone joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in July 2018. He is Chief of Transfusion Medicine.

Research

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
  • Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pathologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine, 2013
  • B.S., Cornell University, 2009

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 Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • 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
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments