Gender: Male
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Gynecology (68th Street, J-130)
525 East 68th Street , Suite J-130
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-8762
(212) 746-2885

Specialties & Expertise


  • Gynecology

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 Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • 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 Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 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 Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 2003
  • B.A., Columbia University, 1996


Dr. Uchenna Acholonu, Jr. is a gynecologic surgeon with fellowship training in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.  The option of minimally invasive surgery, when applicable, provides patients with less post-operative pain, shorter hospital stays and enables faster recovery.  He also provides a wide range of general gynecologic care, including routine wellness, contraception, prevention and treatment of STDs, as well as evaluation and management of fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts.

Dr. Acholonu has a special interest in the management of fibroids, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts.  He offers his patients a range of medical and surgical treatment options for these conditions.

Dr. Acholonu is a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist.  He received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Columbia University, his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University.  He completed his residency training at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital.  He then went on to complete fellowship training in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital.  Dr. Acholonu joined NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine in 2016 as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.