Gender: Female
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Child Neurology
505 East 70th Street , Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
(212) 746-8137
(212) 746-3278

Specialties & Expertise


  • Child Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
  • Neuro-Oncology

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
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • 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 - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • 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 - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare


Board Certifications

  • Neurology With Special Qualifications In Child Neurology
  • Neuro-Oncology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Instructor in Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (St. Maarten), 2009
  • B.S., Michigan State University, 2000


Dr. Tammy Hennika received her B.S. at Michigan State University and her medical school degree (M.D.) at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.   Following her residency in Pediatrics at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, Dr. Hennika completed a Fellowship in Child Neurology at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri and a Fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.  She returned to New York City and joined the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, as a Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Instructor and recipient of a NSADA (K12) award with a research focus on medulloblastoma.

She is board certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology and in Neuro-Oncology.