Usha Mathur-Wagh, M.D.
Infectious Disease
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Usha Mathur-Wagh, M.D.

Infectious Disease

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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Infectious Disease


Usha Mathur – Wagh, M.D is an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She received her medical degree from SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India. She completed her Residency in Internal Medicine at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, New York. Following that, she obtained a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester New York. After finishing her fellowship, she accepted a faculty position at Beth Israel Medical Center (BIMC) in New York City, as an Attending Physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

She and her colleagues at BIMC were among the first to describe the clinical cases of HIV/AIDS in the early 80’s. Dr. Mathur-Wagh continues to be involved in the clinical care and management of patients with HIV/AIDS. Recently, in 2010, she obtained an Executive Masters in Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health, at Columbia University.  She joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2011 where she serves as an HIV/AIDS primary care provider at the Center for Special Studies at the Chelsea location.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.P.H., Columbia University, School of Public Health, 2010
  • M.B.,B.S., Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Rajasthan University (India), 1973
  • B.A., Maharani College (India), 1968


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 Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • 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) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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Advisory/Scientific Board Member:
VIIV Healthcare