Shanna Sykes Hill, M.D.
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Shanna Sykes Hill, M.D.


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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesia


Dr. Hill received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her Doctor of Medicine degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in Anesthesiology at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. She subsequently went on to complete additional subspecialty training with a fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesiology, also at Cornell. She joined the faculty at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College in 2005 as a member of the Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology team. Her clinical interest focuses on anesthesia for cardiac and thoracic aorta surgeries as well as other high-risk procedures. Her interests include trauma management, transfusion medicine, and intra-operative echocardiography. She is involved in both the resident and fellow clinical education programs, and serves as Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards




Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • National Board of Echocardiography

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2000


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 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

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported