Shahla F. Syed, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology
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Shahla F. Syed, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Body Imaging
  • Gastrointestinal Radiology
  • Genitourinary Radiology


  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Hepatobiliary Pancreas Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Barium Enema Test
  • Body MRI
  • MRI of the Abdomen
  • MRI of the Pelvis
  • MRI Liver
  • MRI Pelvis Female
  • CT Scan of the Body
  • CT Scan of the Abdomen
  • CT Scan of the Pelvis
  • PET-CT
  • PET Scan
  • Positron Emission Tomography
  • Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound
  • Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • Testicular Ultrasound
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation


Dr. Shahla F. Syed attended The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education of the City University of New York, earning a B.S. degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2007, followed by earning her M.D. degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 2009. 

After serving as a transitional intern for one year at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Bridgeport, CT, Dr. Syed received residency training in Diagnostic Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University from 2010-2014. 

Dr. Syed received fellowship training in Body Imaging and Biodesign at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Collegefrom 2014-2015. Dr. Syed achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in 2015. 

Dr. Syed joined the full-time faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine on July 1, 2017, where she is Assistant Professor of Radiology and an Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus. Dr. Syed is a member of Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian and the Body Imaging Division. 



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, 2009
  • B.S., Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York, 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 - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • 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
  • 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

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