Vargabi Ghei, M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
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Vargabi Ghei, M.D.

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Neonatology

Personal Statement

It is my privilege to help vulnerable neonates and their families.  My goal is for the neonate to have the best outcome possible and for the family to always feel involved and updated during their infant’s NICU journey.


Vargabi Ghei, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital.  She is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Dr. Ghei graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Health and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society upon graduation. She then joined AmeriCorps, where she worked as a pediatric health educator in upstate New York.  Dr. Ghei earned her medical degree (MD) from New York University School of Medicine, and completed her residency in Pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center - Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  She extended her training at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she completed her Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship. 





Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2005, Phi Beta Kappa



Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2011
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 2005


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
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • 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
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments