Elizabeta C. Popa, MD

Medical Oncology
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Hematology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-6200
Languages: Spanish, Romanian, Italian, French

Biography

Elizabeta Popa M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Assistant Attending Physician on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology as well as a specialist consultant in hematology-oncology at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Popa started her education in NYC at the United Nations International School- earning an International Baccalaureate Diploma in 1991 with an emphasis on English Literature and Foreign Languages. She then went on to earn her BA from Columbia University majoring in Biology in 1995. Her medical education began at New York Medical College earning her MD in 1999. Dr. Popa specialized in Internal Medicine, earning her specialty diploma in 2002 after which she completed her medical training by sub-specializing in Hematology and Medical Oncology with a fellowship at New York University, graduating in 2005.

Upon finishing her training in 2005, Dr.Popa entered academic medicine, serving as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology- Oncology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine from 2005-2007. Speaking several languages including French, Romanian,Italian, and Spanish as well having experience with the international and diplomatic communities in New York City, Dr. Popa also has experience as teaching attending to medical residents and hematology/oncology fellows and will continue to be involved in training future generations as part of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program.

She is actively involved in clinical trials in the areas of digestive and head/neck cancers, as principal investigator and coinvestigator as part of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Group at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the New York Head & Neck Society as well as an active member of the WCMC Cancer Instiutional Review Board.

Area of Expertise

Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Essential (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

CIGNA

Emblem Select Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Health First

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid, Medicare]

Medicaid

Medicare

Oscar (Exchange)

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]

VNSNY CHOICE

Education

1999 New York Medical College

Residency: 2002 Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship: 2005 New York University Medical Center

Locations

1305 York Avenue 12th Floor
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (646) 962-6200

Fax: (646) 962-1607

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College