Language: English
Gender: Male
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Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

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 - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1979
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1975

Biography

Dr. Robert Samuelson received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 1975. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1979. His internship and residency were completed at Beth Israel Medical Center where he was Chief Resident from 1982-1983. He then completed specialty training in Pulmonary Medicine and is currently a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Samuelson is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Samuelson was named  in the New York "Super Doctors" Listing  in 2008 and 2009. He enjoys running, cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medicine in 2016, Dr. Samuelson was a member of a private Practice and was affiliated with Beth Israel Medical Center.