Gender: Female
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Newborn Medicine
525 East 68th Street , N-506
New York, NY 10065
Fax
(212) 746-8608
Call
(212) 746-3530

Personal Statement

Caring for critically ill newborns and their families is a privilege and a tremendous responsibility.  Within the NICU, a talented team of health care providers contributes to the care of each patient.  I am excited to be a part of this team and I am strongly committed to working with families to assure we deliver the best possible care.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Neonatology

Expertise

  • Newborn Medicine
  • Neonatal Intensive Care

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 - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Texas Medical School, Houston, 1984
  • B.S., University of Texas, Austin, 1977

Honors & Awards

  • 2015-2018, Best Doctors in America
  • 2012, American Academy of Pediatrics Distinguished Service Award

Biography

Dr Hauft received her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin and her medical degree (M.D.) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.  She completed pediatric residency and newborn medicine fellowship training at St Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.  After training, she remained at Washington University where she joined the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics.  Her clinical activities included attending physician in academic and community NICUs, oversight of the Neonatal-Pediatric Critical Care Transport Team and medical direction for Women & Infants Outreach services.  

Dr Hauft is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, with maintenance of certification in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.  Clinical interests include medical education and advancing patient care initiatives between community and academic medical centers.