Sharon E. Abramovitz, M.D.
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Sharon E. Abramovitz, M.D.


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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Obstetrical Anesthesia


Dr. Sharon Abramovitz is a board-certified Anesthesiologist specializing in Obstetric Anesthesiology. She earned a bachelor degree at Queens College, City University of New York, and her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1994. She completed her residency in Anesthesiology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical College and then a fellowship in obstetric anesthesiology at Mount Sinai Hospital. She has been on faculty at NYP ever since her return in July 1999.

Dr. Abramovitz served as the Co-Director of Obstetric Anesthesiology from 2004-2015 and became the Director of Obstetric Anesthesiology in 2015. She serves on many hospital committees, including Quality and Patient Safety for the Department of Anesthesiology as well as the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

She also has an interest and expertise in anesthesia services outside of the operating room. She is one of the department’s lead anesthesiologist of the ambulatory surgery operating rooms, and provides care of patients in many different surgical subspecialties, as well as reproductive medicine and GI Endoscopy.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Attending Anesthesiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 1994


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 - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • 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
  • 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
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

News and Media


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External Relationships

External Relationships

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