Language: English
Gender: Female
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Pediatrics at NYP Lower Manhattan
170 William Street
New York, NY 10038
Call
(212) 312-5000

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.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Neonatology

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 - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • 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 - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

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

Honors & Awards

2005, Phi Beta Kappa

Biography

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.