Language: English
Gender: Female
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
505 East 70th Street, Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: 646-962-6845 | F: 212-746-8716
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Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Opportunistic Infection
  • Bone and Joint Infections

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


  • M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, 2001



Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


Sima Shelly Toussi, MD is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell Medical College.  Dr. Toussi received her medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. She returned to New York to complete her residency training in pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She remained at Albert Einstein to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore, where her research focused on HIV infection and pathogenesis.

Dr. Toussi is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Clinic for Special Studies which provides comprehensive medical care to HIV infected children and adolescents.