Robert Fakheri, M.D., FACP
Internal Medicine
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Robert Fakheri, M.D., FACP

Internal Medicine

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Gender: Male
Language: English, Spanish, Farsi


Specialties and Expertise


  • Primary Care Internist
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, General


  • Primary Care
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Antidepressants
  • Asthma
  • Chest Pain
  • Cough
  • Coronavirus Disease
  • Counseling For Travel
  • Diabetes
  • Diagnostician
  • Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Depression
  • Emphysema
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Internal Medicine Consultation
  • Joint Symptoms
  • Kidney Stones
  • Muscle Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Perioperative Assessment
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection
  • Syncope
  • Telemedicine Assessment
  • Telemedicine Evaluation and Management By Physician
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vaccination
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss


Dr. Robert Fakheri completed his undergraduate, summa cum laude with double major in Biology and Chemistry, and medical school with Honors at New York University (NYU). He then also completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at NYU. 

Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medicine in 2018, Dr. Fakheri served as faculty for NYU School of Medicine and practiced as a hospitalist. In this position, Dr. Fakheri played an integral role in clinical education for medical students and trainees while also caring for acutely ill and complex patients admitted at NYU hospital. In addition to education and clinical care, Dr. Fakheri is also a distinguished author in the medical literature with multiple peer-reviewed publications on a variety of topics. Furthermore, Dr. Fakheri is highly regarded as a speaker, providing Grand Rounds talks at other medical centers. Dr. Fakheri also served as the Vice President for the local NYC chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. 

Dr. Fakheri is excited to now work with Weill Cornell Medicine Primary Care and looks forward to using his years of experience to help patients with all of their medical concerns, big or small. 

Dr. Fakheri is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. 


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

New York Times - Super Doctors, 2021 New York Rising Stars


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2011
  • B.S., New York University, 2007


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • * Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • * Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • * United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • * United Healthcare Compass
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported