Language: English
Gender: Female
Reproductive Medicine
40 Worth Street, Suite 401
New York, NY 10013
P: (646) 962-7499 | F: (646) 962-0357
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Reproductive Medicine
1305 York Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (888) 703-3456 | F: (212) 746-8208
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Board Certifications
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Mullerian Anomaly of Uterus
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Reproductive Surgery
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Female Infertility

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 - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care


  • A.B., Bryn Mawr College, 1982
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1986



Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Associate Professor of Clinical Reproductive Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Associate Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


Dr. Samantha M. Pfeifer is an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology and Clinical Reproductive Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. A board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist, her specialties include in vitro fertilization, ovulation induction and fertility preservation (egg freezing). She has a special interest in reproductive surgery, and is a noted expert on the surgical management of Müllerian anomalies. Dr. Pfeifer is regularly featured in Castle Connolly's annual Best Doctor list, among other regional and national best-physician lists.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Pfeifer is active in leading professional societies as well as medical research and education. She serves as Chair of the Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and has authored or co-authored original research on IVF, Müllerian anomalies and the management of hormonal disorders in adolescent girls. Dr. Pfeifer is a frequent invited speaker at regional and national medical conferences, and has been recognized for her commitment to the education of the next generation of physicians, including by the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Mentor of the Year Award in 2010.

Dr. Pfeifer graduated from Bryn Mawr College with an A.B. in Economics. She completed her medical degree, residency (Obstetrics & Gynecology) and fellowship (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility), all at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pfeifer joined Penn’s faculty after her fellowship, and was an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Reproductive Surgery before joining Weill Cornell Medical College in 2013.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Dr. Pfeifer's office at (646) 962-7499. For more information about Cornell's Department of Reproductive Medicine, visit